PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, History
A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government.
If you publish, you'll get the very worst of him, the Colsons and the Ehrlichmans and he'll crush you.
Kay Graham: I know, he's just awful, but I...
Robert McNamara: He's a... Nixon's a son of a bitch! He hates you, he hates Ben, he's wanted to ruin the paper for years and you ...
Ellsberg's bushy hair and longish sideburns weren't out of place in 1971, but in 1966 very few men outside of rock musicians had hair that covered their ears and if one looks at pictures of Ellsberg while he was in Vietnam, he had close cropped hair.
The 20th Century Fox logo is shown, but we do not hear the usual fanfare. Instead, we just hear the sound effects of the action in Vietnam which leads into the first scene of the film.
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