All the President's Men Film Summary & Analysis

Alan J. Pakula
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Characters

Bob Woodward played by Robert Redford

Description

Bob Woodward was one of the lead reporters in the Washington Post's investigation into the Watergate scandal. Woodward attended the arraignment for the burglars and was surprised to see a top lawyer representing them. When he also realized that each person was a former member of the CIA or a technology expect, Woodward became suspicious of the whole situation.

After bringing the odd circumstances to the attention of his Post colleagues, including Carl Bernstein, Woodward and Bernstein began a deeper investigation into Watergate and the Committee to Re-Elect the President. Eventually, their investigations, as well as those of other reporters and the FBI, led to the resignation of President Nixon.

Analysis

Woodward is a smart, young reporter. Those two qualities serve him well as he begins a major investigation into the affairs of the White House. Being...

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