Tom Hanks Discusses 'The Post,' Freedom Of The Press In 2017

  • Published on Dec 13, 2017
  • Tom Hanks studied Nixon-era attacks on the freedom of the press for 'The Post,' and comments on how it compares to the current state of government-media relations.
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Comments • 356

  • luhole
    luhole 20 days ago

    I just blue myself.

  • Christine Milde
    Christine Milde 3 months ago

    Steven Spielberg and Meryl Streep. Gads. It IS agonizing, heartbreaking, and utterly despairing to realize the truth of the world we have been blindly living in. The depth and duration of ugly deception/subversion we are only just beginning to understand. Re TomHanks, it is possible/likey he was a vulnerable child (single parent (father), one brother - Hollyweird's favorite (!) besides the ones born/adopted (possibly as abducted children) into it. Heard also he was adopted (don't know the veracity of this). He did an interview for an article indicating extreme loneliness as a youth. Maybe innocently got sucked into something ugly because of this vulnerabiity. He professes the ugliness that has been occurring in Hollywood and throughout society in an interview. He acted nervous in that interview and uncharacteristically is noted to stammer. His likely plight/history is worthy of deep compassion/love. It is imaginable that ALL fear connections to their own behavior may be incidentally revealed. Those close to Oba = highly suspect. They cling to the party, give their support in hopes of being protected even if it sacrifices America's morality, undermines our Constitution and risks citizen safety. The digs are likely had on Everyone Involved in this era of technology. In fact, spy measures put in place by Oba et al. have been used against them. 'They didn't think she'd lose.' It is time for Everyone of Them to talk - preferably all at once so that they are not individually targeted by their supposed allies. America is a compassionate & merciful nation of people dedicated to justice & truth not slander, false allegations & atrocious fear driven behavior as can be seen by the horrific events perpetrated by the cabal under the illusion of the Democratic party vs the judicious behavior of, for ease of identification, say, the Conservative Right. It would be an interesting yet daunting task to check out those prominent in Hollyweird/Music/ Entertainment/Professional Athletes/Journalists with respect to missing children...But, of course, the perpetrators are found in high positions within those agencies reporting the missing and supposedly advocating for their protection. So, who knows? Their missing person pics could have been removed or never published. Tom, it is time for all of you to speak out before some of you are deemed expendable by those you have trusted who, likely in vain, attempt to save their own skin.. Notice how they ALWAYS point their guilty finger first upon those innocent of the charge and, thereby, establish the narrative? You may or my not be innocent. You may or may not have been coerced. Regardless, it is time to stand up and be personally accountable before you all are ripped into shreds in the process. Godspeed, Tom and all.

  • procopius
    procopius 8 months ago

    You mean to tell me that the CIA didn’t know that these papers were going to publish this?

  • Victorio hugo
    Victorio hugo 8 months ago

    Saul Goodman in the post

  • Aron Swank
    Aron Swank 9 months ago

    Tom Hanks Is an IDOIT!!!!!

  • PKProductions
    PKProductions 10 months ago

    You know what, I would feel absolutely honored to be "there you are"d by Tom Hanks.

  • Diane Davidson
    Diane Davidson 10 months ago

    all those cuts to "click subscribe" almost make watching these clips not worth it

  • Tiberiusduck
    Tiberiusduck 10 months ago


  • Daisy Cocoa
    Daisy Cocoa 10 months ago

    Eh tu Tom Hanks....

  • Cd Vw
    Cd Vw 10 months ago

    it sounds so funny, but it is real. appreciate your actors and directors

  • Apophis
    Apophis 11 months ago +1

    Are they talking about Vietnam or Iraq???

  • katiquette
    katiquette 11 months ago

    I see Tom Hanks, I drop everything!

  • Berrios Inc.
    Berrios Inc. 11 months ago

    Tom Hanks, always entertaining.

  • Gavin Masterson
    Gavin Masterson 11 months ago

    That was awesome! "There you are!"

  • Tee Carr
    Tee Carr 11 months ago

    Tom Cruise: tiresome; Will Smith: tiresome; Tom Hanks: TIMELESS! Just a talented, enjoyable actor! 👍🏻👍🏻

  • Claudia RS
    Claudia RS 11 months ago

    Aguante Tom Hanks

  • Humanoid25
    Humanoid25 11 months ago

    Who else thought Tom Hanks sounded like J. Jonah Jameson in that clip?? Seriously all he needed to do was say he wanted pictures of Spider-Man and I would've been convicted that was him

  • Teencat
    Teencat 11 months ago

    I can imagine a crew member's or a smaller actor's heart sinking as they realize that this whole time, Tom Hank's saying 'Captain'' didn't mean as much as they thought it meant.

  • Tdiaz
    Tdiaz 11 months ago

    I'd listen to Tom Hanks talking all day long

  • vmwindustries
    vmwindustries 11 months ago

    Tom Hanks is hilarious!

  • The TalkShow - JACKIE S. CHAN

    I remember him and it's Forrest Gump movie. Tom Hanks is Forrest Gump.

  • G. Thompson
    G. Thompson 11 months ago

    I heard this is Harvey Weinsteins last film before all this crazzzyness happened...... looks like an awesome film but I know a lot of people are going to skip it because of him.......
    I hope before they sentence him they will look at all the great films he created and then let him do community service in a womens shelter or animal hospiatal...if thats fair.

  • Giorgia Ciuti
    Giorgia Ciuti 11 months ago

    Thanks God for Tom Hanks

  • Lorraine Gouland
    Lorraine Gouland 11 months ago

    Does anyone else think of Jimmy Stewart when they watch Tom Hanks?

  • MsKsmith1234
    MsKsmith1234 11 months ago

    I love Tom Hanks.

  • Your lost jewish nose
    Your lost jewish nose 11 months ago

    i wish my daddy had been this genuine about life before he left to get me a pack of smokes

  • Ádám Arany
    Ádám Arany 11 months ago

    khm, the title is a lie

  • Miss Amazon
    Miss Amazon 11 months ago +2

    Hi y'all.....😆

    • Miss Amazon
      Miss Amazon 11 months ago

      MsKsmith1234........right back atchya!! 😊

    • MsKsmith1234
      MsKsmith1234 11 months ago +1

      Miss Amazon hullo

  • Jobri
    Jobri 11 months ago +1

    202-759-7766 let your reps know you support net neutrality!

    • MsKsmith1234
      MsKsmith1234 11 months ago

      Jobri yes!!!! I did! Pestered my friends about it too. And we aren't even American lol

  • Don't be fatuous, Jeffrey

    I'm not gonna lie to you. Hanks + Colbert? I'll own my daddy issues right now...

  • Quotenwagnerianer
    Quotenwagnerianer 11 months ago

    God I hate the bleeping out of cursing.

  • Sander Sovrlic
    Sander Sovrlic 11 months ago

    Saul Goodman plied his trade as a reporter for Washington Post in the 70s?
    Humble beginnings

  • B G
    B G 11 months ago +1

    I just want to know the shoebox guy’s name.

    • B G
      B G 11 months ago

      Gee. I bet Tom Hanks could have imbd’d that, too!

    • Brian Mullan
      Brian Mullan 11 months ago +1

      Michael Cyril Creighton

  • Macnutz420
    Macnutz420 11 months ago

    Kennedy was NOT opposed to your involvement in the war in Vietnam. He started your involvement in that civil war, he believed the newly created green berets and his pacification program would do the trick. You must remember that the Vietnam war was around Johnson's neck from the day he took over for the assassinated Kennedy. You are rewriting history, probably unintentionally.

  • Orion6699
    Orion6699 11 months ago

    Love tom hanks.

  • Kinky
    Kinky 11 months ago

    I first took note of Hanks when he was on Bosom Buddies. I've always enjoyed him. As far as not using his fame to push politics - Sorry. I can't condemn him for that. I wish him well.

  • c. lince
    c. lince 11 months ago

    as per tabloids Tom Hanks [allegedly] has huge anger isssues.he breaks stuff at home .he has roofied women and taken advantage of them

  • teppolundgren
    teppolundgren 11 months ago

    Wow, what a cliffhanger. Zzzzzzzzzzz.....

  • Sharp Smirnoff
    Sharp Smirnoff 11 months ago +2

    02:16 WTF dude, no need for overacting

    • Dawsyn Asay
      Dawsyn Asay 5 months ago

      Sharp Smirnoff His Woody came out

  • Debajyoti Bose
    Debajyoti Bose 11 months ago

    Stephen has ruined his videos with unnecessary stunts at end of all.

  • DungeonStudio
    DungeonStudio 11 months ago

    'There ya are!' - so much classier than 'DUDE!' The key to my success when it comes to not knowing names, all men are 'sirs' and all ladies are 'ma'am' or the more elitist types get 'madame'. Let's see Trump try that! LOL

  • J Swartz
    J Swartz 11 months ago

    Tom Hanks an Oakland treasure

  • MindCrime
    MindCrime 11 months ago

    I watched the Tom Hanks interview as follows:
    started 3rd clip, notice no introduction
    start 1st clip, watch all, goes to commercial
    continue 3rd clip, finish to commercial
    watch 2nd clip, ahh crap I forgot he was wearing glasses.

  • Joe
    Joe 11 months ago

    ‘There yer are’ Tom ya pretentious bozo-Leo! ...great actors, great flappers! Keep those lips moving on camera when you’re somebody else. Thanks guy! your work.

  • Fer Abra
    Fer Abra 11 months ago

    If Tom Hanks runs in 2020, he would win, and be a really good President.

  • Kyle Shwartz
    Kyle Shwartz 11 months ago

    Hanks for President

  • Bruce Smith
    Bruce Smith 11 months ago +2

    He's such an 'every man'.

  • le th
    le th 11 months ago

    Usually, I like Tom Hanks, but he was OFF tonight...barely veiled entitlement, somewhat arrogant...I can't say I've ever thought of those words when thinking of him, much less observing him. Hmmm...

    • Einomar
      Einomar 2 months ago

      Really? Ok well I guess we all see things differently...

  • Grant Lee
    Grant Lee 11 months ago

    0:00, 0:02
    Magic glasses

  • Will Boler
    Will Boler 11 months ago

    With people like Tom Hanks in this country, how did Trump end up president?

  • Sam
    Sam 11 months ago

    Anyone notice how he had his glasses off in the very beginning?

  • GDI
    GDI 11 months ago +1

    60 people are dead inside

  • Henchman Twenty1
    Henchman Twenty1 11 months ago +3

    Tom Hanks 2020!

  • Alexander Volkov
    Alexander Volkov 11 months ago

    "We have 10 hours till the deadline... so we dig in" -- me before every project deadline in college, including tonight.

  • Ella Claes
    Ella Claes 11 months ago

    Little logic compete just inspire outside Bible equipment.

  • EQ-smoove
    EQ-smoove 11 months ago

    Every American could benefit from reading Katherine Graham's memoir entitled PERSONAL HISTORY. Go get it. at the library if you have to.

  • dannykumite
    dannykumite 11 months ago

    i don't even know what Tom Hank was saying, but i was smiling the whole time

  • Jorgidan 92
    Jorgidan 92 11 months ago

    Tom Hanks is an all time great, but I'm even more excited by the fact that Bob Odenkirk is in it. He's one of the ebst actors I've ever seen, can't believe he had to wait for Breaking Bad for his big break, a little like Bryan Cranston. Aaron Paul is fucking great as well but he is young.

  • BFKC
    BFKC 11 months ago

    Colbert is a humourless ass (sometimes; of course preposterously).

  • mauk1328
    mauk1328 11 months ago

    Tom Hanks!!! I want to party with you!!!!!

  • Linda Churchyard
    Linda Churchyard 11 months ago

    tom hanks :)

  • Valeshan
    Valeshan 11 months ago

    He does a decent Alan Rickman.

  • NexisFilms
    NexisFilms 11 months ago

    Top 5 of my favorite people on earth .

  • Claude S. Whitacre
    Claude S. Whitacre 11 months ago +4

    I know it's been said before, but Tom Hanks is a national treasure. What a great interview. Hanks is one of the few guests that these hosts don't really need to prepare for. He's great off the cuff.

  • Matt Shortridge
    Matt Shortridge 11 months ago

    "many many vietnamese" try a ratio of 20:1 to American casualties, 30,000 US, 600,000 Vietnamese.

  • DeadTownManifesto1985
    DeadTownManifesto1985 11 months ago

    Tom Hanks hasn't done anything good since Road to Perdition.

  • Alienadin
    Alienadin 11 months ago

    He should do another comedy. Clearly, he still got it.

  • Maria
    Maria 11 months ago

    ohh Mr Hanks ^_________^
    who would hate this guy?!

  • Lisa Krause
    Lisa Krause 11 months ago

    hope bow journalist convention file besides firm soft understanding remarkable question homeless.

  • Janardhan Pashupati
    Janardhan Pashupati 11 months ago

    Is it just me or was that clip shit? Movie looks weird

  • Vikingsandra
    Vikingsandra 11 months ago

    Tom Hanks for President!!

  • cosmoproletary
    cosmoproletary 11 months ago +1

    David Cross in a Spielberg movie? Holy shit.

  • Caroline Sullivan
    Caroline Sullivan 11 months ago

    Jeez. Is he drunk?

  • Edgar S
    Edgar S 11 months ago

    There you are!

  • Jareen Chowdhury
    Jareen Chowdhury 11 months ago

    I wish he was my granddad

  • caffeineadvocate
    caffeineadvocate 11 months ago +47

    Holy crap. David Cross AND Bob Odenkirk?
    It's a Mr. Show drama!

    • Alex Bell
      Alex Bell 11 months ago

      Stephen. I clicked subscribe so many times my finger needs some sort of bionic nerve replacement. Point 1. I have subscribed so..... Point 2. Tell TVclip I have subscribed so they don’t they don’t show me the “What a cliff hanger” video again and again and....... Apart from that all great work.. Great way to end the day. Alex.

    • Brandon Johnston
      Brandon Johnston 11 months ago

      caffeineadvocate All we need now is Tom Kenny. Honestly, though, with those new glasses, Hanks is starting to look a little like him.

    • Mantis Toboggan
      Mantis Toboggan 11 months ago

      i didn't see cross in the clip. i'll have to re-watch

  • Veronique Ramirez
    Veronique Ramirez 11 months ago

    How ironic. So many politicians (Bernie, Trump, Rand Paul) say we shouldn't be in Syria. But Obama and Killery sent us there. I wonder if 50 years later a publication will shed light on the pipeline that is in the middle east that we're fighting with Russia over and point fingers to Killery and Obama for our reason for destroying lives and countries over there rn.

    • Veronique Ramirez
      Veronique Ramirez 11 months ago


    • TShorty929
      TShorty929 11 months ago

      can you fuck off - just want to enjoy a video of a great guy that did great things. fuck you and your political motivations.

  • Farzad Bashtani
    Farzad Bashtani 11 months ago

    those "please subscribe" parts at the end are pretty annoying. dont do that. people will subscribe if the content is good. you dont need to ask!

  • Lewis Kent
    Lewis Kent 11 months ago

    MAN'TE'IV !!!!

  • james rearden
    james rearden 11 months ago

    I love Hanks, but he seems to have missed a giant step today. Stephen was trying to have a serious discourse leading up to our current political situation & our corrupt president & his administration, instead Hanks went on his typical "America's dad", "Most Lovable Man" schtick. Seriously disappointing...

  • Janinho897
    Janinho897 11 months ago +6

    A Spielberg movie with Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep? The chance of that thing not getting nominated for an Oscar is below 1 %.

  • CardiacKip
    CardiacKip 11 months ago +1

    ...bizarre interview. What's he on?

    • CardiacKip
      CardiacKip 11 months ago +1 of my faves too!! WIIIIILSOOOON!!!!

    • TShorty929
      TShorty929 11 months ago +1

      nw, I'm just going off of his interviews from the past. my fave actor :P

    • CardiacKip
      CardiacKip 11 months ago +1

      TShorty929, ok. I'm not friends with him and have never met him so I'll take your word for it.

    • TShorty929
      TShorty929 11 months ago +1

      it's who he is - i think he knows colbert fairly well so he lets loose a bit

  • tecums3h
    tecums3h 11 months ago

    "Bachelor Party" is Tom Hanks' greatest film, period.

  • abemagic10
    abemagic10 11 months ago

    so WHO is the "guy with the shoe box"?

    • abemagic10
      abemagic10 11 months ago +1

      cool and he's an award-winning writer too - Props MCC( nickname)!!!

    • Brian Mullan
      Brian Mullan 11 months ago +2

      Michael Cyril Creighton

  • Pylades Drunk
    Pylades Drunk 11 months ago

    Tom Hanks digresses a lot, but I can't find it in myself to mind. Only the soulless don't love him.

  • ameya joshi
    ameya joshi 11 months ago

    that was a good pivot, stephen completely forgot about his question about buzzfeed interview

  • Naomi Jones
    Naomi Jones 11 months ago +2

    The post with bob and David

  • Sigusen
    Sigusen 11 months ago

    How much caffeine did that guy chug backstage? He's all over the place!

    • Wyatt King
      Wyatt King 11 months ago

      Sigusen're all over the place. Lay off the caffeine.

    • Sigusen
      Sigusen 11 months ago

      In no way did I say he wasn't entertaining... I simply said he was rather hyper. Snark only works if the response is intelligent and on point, otherwise you just sound like a jackass trying too hard to be difficult.

    • Wyatt King
      Wyatt King 11 months ago

      Sigusen Yeah how dare he be entertaining for a talk show!

  • BC VC
    BC VC 11 months ago +10

    Tom Hanks for president

  • Bigheadtf
    Bigheadtf 11 months ago

    Are All Around Good Guys Tom Hanks and Will Smith Pedophiles

  • Whiplash95
    Whiplash95 11 months ago +4

    Love Tom so much but since Meryl Streep is in I’ll skip it but keep it up Tom

    • EvaSofie
      EvaSofie 11 months ago +5

      Whiplash95 That’s a stupid reason to skip it.

  • Faisl al3tebe
    Faisl al3tebe 11 months ago

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    • Faisl al3tebe
      Faisl al3tebe 11 months ago

      ok daddy will do

    • Judi O'Regan
      Judi O'Regan 11 months ago

      Faisl al3tebe - bugger off! You're making no sense!!

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  • Jay C
    Jay C 11 months ago

    Is this the guy from that new movie The Circle starring Anna Kendrick. On Netflix

  • RunningBear
    RunningBear 11 months ago +4

    Tom Hanks is just enjoying life right now

  • Pannemat
    Pannemat 11 months ago +1


  • Colibr Colibr
    Colibr Colibr 11 months ago +2

    That scene was amazing. Oscar buzz.

  • Pope Corky XXIV
    Pope Corky XXIV 11 months ago

    Mazes and Monsters for life!

  • JamieLan2011
    JamieLan2011 11 months ago +15

    Is it just me or does Tom Hanks seem to get more guest time than the other guests? Most guests are like 6-10 minutes tops, he gets close to 20. Not that I'm complaining, he's an affable fellow, and makes great conversations.

    • Greg Feneis
      Greg Feneis 11 months ago

      They could give him the whole show as far as I'm concerned. But yeah, I imagine some stars get more than others.

    • Cleora Jensyn
      Cleora Jensyn 11 months ago

      If it helps... literally every celebrity who meets him says he is the nicest guy imaginable. Bill Burr raved about how humble Hanks is, and how nice he is. Same with Joe Rogan.

    • TShorty929
      TShorty929 11 months ago +3

      Does that not make sense to you? He is charismatic and a great person to interview with a great history of movies - think of it from a network's perspective. Obvious choice to give more time especially if the actor is willing.

    • Wendy Pastore
      Wendy Pastore 11 months ago

      JamieLan2011 I noticed that, too.

  • blizzliz
    blizzliz 11 months ago +5

    Look! I'm Woody. Howdy. Howdy. Howdy.

  • Bobby Phillips
    Bobby Phillips 11 months ago

    Six rape horrible biological driver bite quarter catch village choose Asian.