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A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.

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Directed by

Steven Spielberg

Written by

Josh Singer (Screenplay)
Liz Hannah (Screenplay)

Runtime

116 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Truth be told

Cast

Keywords

biography politics based on a true story washington d.c. 1970s vietnam war newspaper journalism government cover-up publisher richard nixon pentagon papers

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#39 on The 50 Most Critically-Acclaimed Films of 2017 They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?