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All the Presidents Men

A Rabbinic Take On 'All the President's Men'

Rabbi Herb Cohen | Posted 07.19.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Herb Cohen

Woodward and Bernstein seem like two Talmud study partners who continually probe each other to ascertain the truth. Each questions the other, and is unafraid of challenging or criticizing his friend.

Movies and Politics: Truth in Fiction

John W. Whitehead | Posted 12.24.2012 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

By way of television, politics has become a form of entertainment, dominated by money and profit, imagery and spin, hype and personality. So maybe it's time to turn off the tube and pop in a DVD.

Lamar Waldron's Latest Watergate Revelations: Just In Time for The Anniversary

Liz Smith | Posted 08.18.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

For those who'll take their conspiracy info "neat," I am going to include here just a few of Waldron's amazing facts -- the ones I underlined in my copy of the book in red ink.

What Woodward and Bernstein Got Wrong About Watergate

Will Bunch | Posted 08.18.2012 | Media
Will Bunch

The real crimes of the last 40 years didn't fit into the box that Woodward and Bernstein and the Watergate scandal helped to create. In the end, the real exceptionalism of Richard Nixon was merely that he was dumb enough to get caught. The rest of them all got away with it.

Deep Throat: Not Such A Hero After All?

miamiherald.com | Glenn Garvin | Posted 04.16.2012 | Media

Kids say the darndest things. Speaking to a college journalism class last week, I learned the students had recently seen the All The President's Men, ...

Join Robert Redford in Supporting ProPublica

ProPublica | Posted 01.30.2012 | Media
ProPublica

Robert Redford is a noted civic activist, social entrepreneur and film maker. But he remains best known as an actor -- and to those in our business, investigative reporting, especially so for his role in All the President's Men.

As He Turns 75, Thoughts on the Legacy of Robert Redford

John Farr | Posted 05.31.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

I saw no mention of Robert Redford's birthday amongst all the pop dreck that seems to capture people's attention these days. I am going to attempt a tribute of sorts, as I can think of few people in the entertainment field more deserving.

Murdoch Who? 5 Great Movies About Newspapers

AP/The Huffington Post | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 09.22.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES -- The Associated Press -- Newspapers themselves have been making headlines lately, with the British tabloid News of the World collapsing ...

5 Political Films Worth Seeing

Delia Lloyd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Delia Lloyd

Since it's Oscar season -- and that always gets me thinking about the movies I like -- I thought I'd share with you five political movies worth seeing:

'The Empire Strikes Back' Inducted Into Library of Congress

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

BALTIMORE — Darth Vader proclaiming he's Luke Skywalker's father, John Travolta preening in his underwear and an early 20th-century deaf activis...

Bob Woodward's 'Obama's Wars'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Journalist and author Bob Woodward's hotly anticipated new book "Obama's Wars," scheduled for release on Sept. 27, has been making waves on the Intern...

Presidential Pictures: Top Movies About The Top Job

John Farr | Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Given the sheer scale and complexity of the Presidency in modern times, it's no surprise that a host of great films have explored the nature of our country's highest office.

Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers is Important Stage Documentary

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

The intent behind these stage documentaries is to inform. Although billed as plays, these theatrical entries aren't that. They're news reports outfitted with theatrical accoutrements.

Deep Throat and Me: Now It Can Be Told, and Not for the First Time Either

Nora Ephron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nora Ephron

For many years, I have lived with the secret of Deep Throat's identity. It has been hell, and I have dealt with the situation by telling pretty much anyone who asked me, including total strangers, who Deep Throat was. Not for nothing is indiscretion my middle name.

The State of Play of "State of Play"

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

State of Play is a political thriller wrapped inside a journalistic thriller that works better as the latter.

The 10 Best "Abuse of Power" Movies

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

It seems we never learn the right lessons or take the right actions to protect the majority of the populace who time and again end up taking the hit for the folly of an elite few.

The Top 10 Movie Characters That Made A Difference

TakePart.com | Gina Telaroli | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Movies can do a lot of things, they can entertain us, they can educate us, they can take us somewhere new and now and then they can inspire us - they ...