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The Post

The Post
The Post

Year

2017

Duration

116 minutes

Genres

Based on a true story, Drama, Period and Historical, Thriller

Language

English

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Synopsis

In 1971, Katherine Graham was the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, The Washington Post, trying to secure the paper’s long-term financial security by launching on the stock exchange. When its rival The New York Times began publishing The Pentagon Papers – a devastating, classified government report outlining how successive presidents knew that Vietnam had turned into an unwinnable war, but fought on regardless – Graham and her editor Ben Bradlee race against time to catch up and expose the level of cover-up taking place. Their actions launched an unprecedented battle between the media and government, raising issues around the freedom of the press that have once again become extremely pertinent.

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12A Classification

Strong language, brief battle violence.

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