Unformatted text preview: the ends up spending over a year in prison for not giving up her source. The story ruins her life as her husband leaves her, taking their child along with him. It is the price she paid for her moment of journalism fame. Throughout the movie there are numerous references to other court cases similar to Rachel’s. All of these examples, such as the Pentagon Papers, are a hundred percent accurate with the correct legal procedures throughout the film. The various stages of court scenes are also on point with the grand jury and such, but not so accurate for the Supreme Court representation. I thoroughly enjoyed watching the movie with the parallels between our class discussions and the movie. I was able to follow the historical references and amendment citing due recent topics in class....
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- Fall '08
- Communications, Supreme Court of the United States, Rachel, Rachel Armstrong, Zach Schatz COM, 107 Extra Credit