All the President's Men Themes

Alan J. Pakula
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The robbery at the Watergate Hotel occurred during a period in which the Republican Party was going strong. The unusual part of the robbery was that it took place at the Democratic headquarters. The reporters knew something was going wrong, but the investigative process was extremely complex. It wasn't a simple case wherein one or two people were caught spying and were punished for it. Instead, every time the reporters uncovered facts, they realized that there were many levels of shady politics, and there were many people involved in covering their tracks.

Those who were at fault were so powerful, others were afraid to speak out against them. In some cases, innocent men took the blame for acts they were not guilty of because they felt that it would help the administration in the long run, or because they were pressured to do so in...

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