The Film of Nixon

558 Words Jan 31st, 2018 2 Pages
He was the president of the United States of America (U.S.A). He lead the U.S.A in cover ups, war, lies, and so much more. One of the best way 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 with out further due, Turn off your cell phone, quite down, the movies about to begin. The movie does not apologize for Nixon, and holds him accountable for the disgrace he brought to the presidency. In the title role, Anthony Hopkins looks and sounds only generally like the 37th president. This is not an impersonation; Hopkins gives us a deep, resonant performance that creates a man instead of imitating 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 president's soul, a secret that Nixon hints at but never reveals. What is implied is that somehow a secret CIA operation against Cuba, started with Nixon's knowledge during the last years of the Eisenhower administration, turned on itself and somehow led to the assassination of John F. Kennedy. The movie doesn't suggest that Nixon ordered or desired Kennedy's death, but that he half-understood the process by…

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