Make No Mistake: Hollywood Still Has Tremendous Influence

Bias comes in many forms, but one of the most profound isn't the way stories get told, but whether they get told at all.

Imagine for a second that Richard Nixon had allowed a woman to drown in a car while conspiring with all of his aides to…

Let me answer that for you. The Watergate break-in occurred in the middle of 1972. After becoming involved in the subsequent cover-up and investigation, Nixon resigned in the middle of 1974. Less than two years later in April of 1976, Hollywood released “All the President’s Men,” a major cinematic exposé on Nixon’s crimes that grossed over $70 million at the box office. And since then, there have been countless Nixon/Watergate films produced and released from the movie industry.

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