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All the President's Men Film Summary & Analysis

Alan J. Pakula
This Study Guide consists of approximately 22 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of All the President's Men.
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Summary and Analysis

As the film begins, someone types something on a typewriter. Then, we watch as the President arrives in Washington after traveling around the world to meet with the Congress, House, Supreme Court, and others. President Nixon prepares to address Congress and the people of the United States.

A security guard finds that a room has been broken into at the Watergate building. We watch as some men look through some papers in the room. The men are warned to be quiet. The cops see lights on the eighth floor, and they enter the building to find out what is going on. The men in the building are caught by the police.

At the newspaper, the editor tells them that there has been a break-in at National Democratic Headquarters. Carl Bernstein convinces the editor to put him on the Watergate story. The five burglars...

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