The real journalists behind "The Post"

  • Published on Jan 7, 2018
  • Played on screen by Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep, the Washington Post's Ben Bradlee and Katharine Graham spoke with 60 Minutes in 1974
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Comments • 66

  • Marcos 989
    Marcos 989 2 months ago

    Today we find ourselves with a triggered snowflake of an American president that has just denied the NYT or WaPo from procurement by any US government offices because he does not agree with their reporting and editorializing.
    Donald Trump and government authorities like him are a danger to democracy.
    Good job Putin, you, the Kremlin's GRU and the contractors at the IRA did a superb job. The best US aimed counter-intelligence operation ever...ever...THE BEST....for Russia....for most Americans and all American patriots not soooo much.

  • James McDonagh
    James McDonagh 4 months ago

    Bye Bye Postie! It’s just desserts: “THE WASHINGTON AMAZON”!

  • Dan Rode
    Dan Rode 6 months ago +2

    Privately owned newspapers were always the best source for facts. Now its corp. Awful

    • Dan Rode
      Dan Rode 6 months ago +1

      @Kevin Brown No..

    • Kevin Brown
      Kevin Brown 6 months ago

      Hate to break it to you but both the post and nyt were both part of corporate entities

  • neogigo
    neogigo 8 months ago

    Lol the chain smoking days.

  • Captain Chokdee
    Captain Chokdee 9 months ago +1

    Ahhhh, the good old days. Before stooges & stenographers took over the US Corporate Media Disneyland of today

  • Hugo Lozano
    Hugo Lozano 11 months ago

    Whats more amazing is the story of Mary Pinchot Meyer, Ben Bradley's sister in law and former mistress of JFK. Read Peter Janey's Mary's Mosaic.

  • Glayster Rodriguez
    Glayster Rodriguez Year ago +1


  • Joshua Rayfield
    Joshua Rayfield Year ago +2

    I miss Mike Wallace. We don't have reporters like him today.

  • The Official Bossiana

    Omg look at young Woodard and Bernstein... i love it!!!!

  • W1ll P0w3R
    W1ll P0w3R Year ago +3

    Wish it’d cover the lies and corruption in the Democratic Party today with the same fervor

  • TheJohnswa
    TheJohnswa Year ago +1

    The political parties simply placed the American press up for sale. That and the air wave media. Thank W.J. Clinton for that.

  • Michael O'Brien
    Michael O'Brien Year ago +25

    There was a time when journalists worried about getting the story right, not about readership or poll numbers.

  • Marsha Creary
    Marsha Creary Year ago

    Whats with the Captain Morgan Stance?

  • Marsha Creary
    Marsha Creary Year ago +1

    'The Iron Butterfly'?

  • Bobb Mullins
    Bobb Mullins Year ago +3

    Boy do we need Mike Wallace more than ever now !

  • Anthony Fletcher
    Anthony Fletcher Year ago +1

    My how the mighty have fallen......"sell outs" everyone.....SMH.....

  • Barry Shulman
    Barry Shulman Year ago +6

    The post was I think a very good movie and Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks do great and Meryl Streep did a great job I'm 60yrs old and grew up in that era and I know that I grew up in the right era better than today's world.

  • Barry Shulman
    Barry Shulman Year ago +2

    I'm 60yrs and grew up in the right era

  • Hanson
    Hanson Year ago +12

    Lol That power stance at 2:54 would never fly today.

    • Brodie-tzu
      Brodie-tzu Year ago +1

      “When to cajole, and when to chew them out...” And when to stick their foot and balls on yer desk! 2:58

    • Holly Golightly
      Holly Golightly Year ago

      😂 I saw another picture of him doing that and thought, that’s a nice stretch.

  • Spanky Harland
    Spanky Harland Year ago +5

    I guess at one time the news media did try to report real honest news.

    • Christopher Amador
      Christopher Amador Year ago +1

      Spanky Harland:They still do. Especially now considering who’s in the White House and who’s running the Congress.

  • Michael O'Brien
    Michael O'Brien Year ago +19

    "Do you think you're too close to the Kennedys?"
    Journalistic integrity.

    • Marcos 989
      Marcos 989 2 months ago +1

      Did you get the part about being non-political?

  • Matthew Davies
    Matthew Davies Year ago +2

    2:54 that's quite a manouver

  • Mila776
    Mila776 Year ago +1

    You couldnt pay me to watch this movie, as if I dont know what its REALLY about, and the leftist actors that play the parts, Im sick and tired of em....sick and tired of "60 Minutes" too, just more evidence that journalism really is dead...why would you take on OPRAH? That interview so biased, just as biased as your picks to be interviewed. SMH Im looking forward to see the bit on prisons, solitary confinement etc, but sick of the leftist politics, the biased leftist opinions etc which seems to own "60 Minutes"

    • Kimberly Tyrcha
      Kimberly Tyrcha Year ago

      Mila776...And I'm sick of biased right-wing opinions. BTW, what's biased about the interview? At least all of us on the left care about actual facts and truth, unlike those on the right. We don't call news that we don't like "fake." The right does.

      USUCKTOO Year ago +7

      you're far too gone. swallowed by hate and racism and mysoginy and homophobia. go watch fox

    • PatrickMCcolley
      PatrickMCcolley Year ago +5

      Mila776 listen to both sides and decide. Simple actually.

  • Gordon Franklin Terry

    The Post is About The Pentagon Papers before Watergate. Great Video. Thanks for Posting this.

  • Makayla Lester
    Makayla Lester Year ago

    This movie is good to me, i've been watching it on [ ]

  • sgune
    sgune Year ago +35

    Damn, Meryl Streep got her dead right in the performance.

    • pam0626
      pam0626 Year ago +2

      I never would have survived the office environment of the 1970’s. Too much cigarette smoke.

    • Jake Rutigliano
      Jake Rutigliano Year ago

      Shreyas Gune But was her face an exact replica?

  • Elinore Koenigsfeld
    Elinore Koenigsfeld 2 years ago


  • Shishir Woike
    Shishir Woike 2 years ago +4

    We need such journalists in India too. Presently we are dealing with spineless media.

  • Yasmeen Ebied
    Yasmeen Ebied 2 years ago +2

    can I translate this video into Arabic and republish it?

  • Jeffrey Gillespie
    Jeffrey Gillespie 2 years ago +19

    Oh, God, that was bliss to watch. I work in what's left of print journalism. These people were the absolute gold standard for integrity in news.

  • Susanrose Gale
    Susanrose Gale 2 years ago +33

    Just saw The Post, excellent film. I also recommend 1971, these times have returned, I'm glad we have a free press, and this story is being told again.

    • Marcos 989
      Marcos 989 2 months ago

      and today America's 45th president has just dis-allowed any US government offices to purchase the NYT or WaPo.

    • PatrickMCcolley
      PatrickMCcolley Year ago

      Susanrose Gale no we don't. The complex owns everything now. Did free press stand up for WMD s in Iraq?

  • Rahat Choudhury
    Rahat Choudhury 2 years ago +64

    Who is here after seeing the movie ?

    • Glayster Rodriguez
      Glayster Rodriguez Year ago

      Rahat Choudhury yeah

    • Grace Duff
      Grace Duff Year ago


    • Michael
      Michael Year ago

      Yeah, the original one.

    • romwiz2010
      romwiz2010 Year ago


    • patr70
      patr70 Year ago +1

      Does Tom Hanks ever smoke in this film? Tom plays Ben Bradley in the film who often smoked cigarettes.

  • CyberspacedLoner
    CyberspacedLoner 2 years ago

    the subject have been made into a movie before, All the President's Men, Starring; Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman and Jason Robards.

  • CyberspacedLoner
    CyberspacedLoner 2 years ago +9

    Please remember to watch the Documentary "The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee" from HBO

  • above medium
    above medium 2 years ago

  • Angela Durian
    Angela Durian 2 years ago +15

    The last real journalist.

  • L.P.J.
    L.P.J. 2 years ago

    Meryl Streep, Ironically she couldn't see all of those women being molstead on a casting couch, Right in front of her.

  • Zee Ter
    Zee Ter 2 years ago +1

    60 minutes...what a disgraceful show.
    I quit watching after they showed their true colors and 'Sold out' to Big Tobacco.
    Took a quick look tonight and they're proving to be just another disinfo, political left leaning pile of smelly Horse crap.

  • Art Vader
    Art Vader 2 years ago +1

    Yep they did such a great job of ignoring Hillary Clinton's felonious email server! As Denzel Washington smartly said if you don't consume mainstream media you are uninformed, if you do then you are misinformed!

    • Dylan0108
      Dylan0108 5 months ago

      Bob Woodward still works there.

    • John Farr
      John Farr Year ago +1

      You realize this stuff took place like 45 years ago and no one who worked their back then still does right?

    • Andrew Rong
      Andrew Rong 2 years ago +9

      Lol, they also didn’t break Trump’s golden pee pee story. You think they should publish more details to that now???

  • Get IT J
    Get IT J 2 years ago +1