All the President's Men (1976)
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Classic Film Series
Akhil Reed Amar, Philip C. Bobbitt
Fri, May 29th, 2015 | 7:00 pm


Justice in Film
Join us for the New-York Historical Society’s film series, featuring opening remarks by notable directors, writers, actors, and historians. This series will explore how film has tackled social conflict, morality, and the perennial struggles between right and wrong that are waged from the highest levels of government to the smallest of local communities.

All the President’s Men (1976)
Alan J. Pakula’s intense political thriller follows reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein in their pursuit of truth during the Watergate scandal. Directed by Alan J. Pakula. Starring Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford. 138 min.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Bob Herbert is no longer able to introduce this film.


Philip C. Bobbitt is Herbert Wechsler Professor of Jurisprudence at Columbia University and Director of the Center on National Security at Columbia Law School. Akhil Reed Amar is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University and the author of America’s Constitution: A Biography and America’s Unwritten Constitution.


Entrance to the film series is included with Museum Admission during New-York Historical’s pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights (6–8 pm). No advanced reservations. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6 pm. New-York Historical Society members receive priority.


The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

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