All the President's Men1976

Director: Alan J. Pakula
Stars: Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam, Hal Holbrook
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery
Rating: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Runtime: 157 minutes

It helps to have one of history's greatest scoops as your factual inspiration, but journalism thrillers just don't get any better than All the President's Men. Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford are perfectly matched as (respectively) Washington Post… more »

Sloan:
Try and understand this. I'm a decent Republican. I believe in Richard Nixon. I worked in the White House four years--so did my wife. What happened on June 17 I don't think the President knew anything about. Some of his men I'm not so sure of.

Bernstein:
Do you think the truth will come out at the trial?

Sloan:
That's another of the things I'm not so sure of.

Bernstein:
Because people at the Committee were told to lie to the prosecutors?

Sloan:
We were never told flat out "Don't talk." But the message was clear.

Bernstein:
To cover up?

Sloan:
Well, they sure didn't ask us to come forward and tell the truth.

Woodward:
Does "they" mean the White House?

Sloan:
As opposed to the Committee? The Committee's not an independent operation. Everything is cleared with the White House. I don't think that the FBI or the prosecutors understand that.

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