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All the President's Men (1976)
For a while there, a generation longed to be reporters like Bob Woodward (Robert Redford) and Carl Bernstein (Dustin Hoffman) and use a scandal like Watergate to topple a corrupt President and his government. As Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee (Jason Robards, Jr.) tells his star journalists: "Nothing's riding on this except the First Amendment of the Constitution, freedom of the press, and maybe the future of the country." How that's working out, do you think?
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