Watergate on the Big Screen: “All the President’s Men” (1976)

Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein skyrocketed to journalistic immortality due to their dogged investigation of the Watergate scandal. Hollywood superstar Robert Redford thought the “couldn’t make it up” buffoonery behind the scandal and the wildly contrasting dynamic between the two young reporters would make a good film. It was quite the instinct as All the President’s Men would go on to nab eight Oscar nominations and alter the popular perception of journalism itself.  The Washingtonian put together a beautiful spread to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the film, including video clips from the movie.

All the President’s Men: An Oral History

Washingtonian.com, 4.3.16