The Film of Nixon

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The Film of Nixon In an adventure though time, one of the great moments to look at is, the Nixon era in American history. He was the president of the United States of America (U.S.A). He led the U.S.A in cover ups, war, lies, and so much more. One of the best ways to see what he was like is the movie of Nixon. It accurately covers most of the events in Nixon's life as president. This will explain the movie, eight points from the movie that are unlawful and/or unconstitutional, how this movie affected me, and what I think of the movie. Now without further due, Turn off your cell phone, quite down, the movies about to begin. To start off the summary of the movie Nixon, does not apologize for Nixon, and holds him accountable for the disgrace he brought to the presidency. The actor who plays Nixon, Anthony Hopkins, looks and sounds only generally Nixon in real life. This is not an impersonation; Hopkins gives us a deep, resonant performance that creates a man instead of coping an image. The movie also talks about the infamous 18 1/2-minute gap on the White House tapes symbolizes a dark hole inside the soul, a secret that he hints at but never reveals. What is implied is that somehow a secret central intelligence agency (C.I.A) operation against Cuba, started with Nixon's knowledge during the last years of the Eisenhower administration, and turned on itself and somehow led to the assassination of Kennedy. It doesn't suggest that Nixon ordered or desired Kennedy's death, but that he half-understood the process by which the Beast, as he called the secret government apparatus, led to the assassination. Learning that former CIA Cuba conspirator Howard Hunt was involved in the Watergate caper, he murmurs, “He's the darkness reaching out... ... middle of paper ... ... Work Cited Eady, Pier. Britain's youngest parents: 12-year-old girl and boy aged 13 have baby daughter together http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/britains-youngest-parents-12-year-old-girland boy aged 13 have baby daugh. N.p., 15 Apr. 2014. Web. 21 Apr. 2014. (Side note, Apr. 16, when this published is also my birthday) . Idiocracy. Dir. Mike Judge. 2006. DVD-ROM. Nixon. Dir. Oliver Stone. Cinergi Pictures, 1995. DVD-ROM O'Connor, Karen, Alixandra B. Yanus, and Larry j. Sabato. American Government Roots and Reform. 2011th ed. N.p.: Pearson, n.d. Print. Winston, History is repeating itself: Nixon and McCain. Ed. Winston. N.p., 17 Feb. 2008. Web. 21 Apr. 2014. .
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