Film Review: The American President

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Second, the American President accurately depicts how members of the public respectfully interact with elected officials. Throughout the movie, the President's staff and members of the public interact with the President in a formal and respectful manner as Andrew Shepard is constantly being referred respectfully as President or Mr. President. An example of the formality that takes place in interactions between members of the public and the President, during the beginning of the movie when President Shepard calls Syndey Wade, Syndey respectfully talks to the President, even when the subject manner is about a non-controversial issue, as the President called Syndey in order to ask her to accompany him to the state dinner. Throughout the phone

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