When American military analyst, Daniel Ellsberg, sees the depths of the US government's deceptions about the futility of the Vietnam War, he copies the top-secret documents that would become the Pentagon Papers. Washington Post owner, Kay Graham, is still adjusting to taking over her late husband's business when editor Ben Bradlee discovers the New York Times has scooped them with an explosive expose on those papers. Determined to compete, Post reporters find Ellsberg and a complete copy of the papers. However, the Post's plans to publish their findings are put in jeopardy by a restraining order that could get them all indicted for contempt. Kay Graham must decide whether to back down for the safety of her paper or publish and fight for the Freedom of the Press. In doing so, Graham and her staff join a fight that would have America's democratic ideals in the balance.
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