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WATCH: PBS NewsHour On How ‘The Post’ Stood Up To The Power Of The Presidency

In the film “The Post,” editor Ben Bradlee and publisher Katharine Graham must obtain the Pentagon Papers and then decide whether to defy a court order by publishing the classified history of the Vietnam War


A story about a consequential moment in American history, press freedom and national security, it’s also about Graham finding her way in a male-dominated world. Jeffrey Brown reports.