Hollywood on the Potomac
“We were unmarried, we were kids and Carl really developed this method of let’s go see people at night, without an appointment.” Bob Woodward
“I think he (Ben Bradlee) came to trust us because we brought in the goods. We brought the information. Editors like nothing more than a good story.” Carl Bernstein
“Discovery Channel and award-winning actor/director Robert Redford presented a landmark television event looking back at Watergate – the original game changer of American politics.
Redford, who served as producer of the iconic 1976 film All the President’s Men, brought the story of Watergate to the screen with authenticity, power and precise detail while doing justice to a seminal chapter in American history.
As first reported by Politico and other sources, Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS) received a letter in the mail suspect to contain chemical traces of ricin. Veteran NBC newsman Tom Brokaw responds to the suspected incident on April 16, 2013, just moments after the report at the Easter Seals Advocacy Awards Red Carpet.. Brokaw himself was the victim of an attack by tainted mail in 2001 when he received a letter containing anthrax particles.
Locked Up Abroad is the cult favorite that takes viewers inside accounts of capture, incarceration, and terror far away from home with intimate personal interviews and dramatic reenactments.
This season, we’ll hear more firsthand accounts not only from those who were locked up, but also from those who were directly part of the story.
The story is about Sen. John McCain’s harrowing story of imprisonment and the unlikely friendship that gave him strength to hang on, that person being Ernie Brace, American Hero. As the longest POW in Vietnam history, Ernie Brace likely endured more than any other POW during the war. Held for almost eight years, he faced capture, starvation, sickness, torture, solitude, and desperation. Sen. John McCain became lifelong friends with Brace during his own internment in Vietnam.” Production Notes.