Thu 01 Jan 1970 - Thu 01 Jan 1970
Dir. Steven Spielberg, USA, 2017
Steven Spielbergs new film, starring Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep, dramatises the events surrounding the Washingtons Posts publication of the classified Pentagon Papers, which exposed government lies about the Vietnam War.
Inspired by true events, this is a thrilling and timely drama about the unlikely partnership between, Katharine Graham, the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, and the papers editor, Ben Bradlee, as they race to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spanned three decades and four presidents.