The Most Interesting Performances as Richard Nixon

Technically, Robards plays a character named Pres. Richard Monckton. But make no mistake: he’s playing the former boss of the man who wrote the novel upon which this TV miniseries was very loosely based, John Ehrlichman. “Washington: Behind Closed Doors” takes Ehrlichman’s novel as a starting point that fleshes out broadly to retell the story of Watergate in a fictionalized manner.

What If Presidential Debates Were Structured More like `The Price is Right’ and `Jeopardy’

How many people have watched “The Price is Right” and rolled their eyes or even shouted to the TV screen about the idiocy of some contestant who bids ridiculously over or under what a certain well known product costs? If you think that some guy who works in an office somewhere is an idiot because he can’t come within three dollars of knowing how much three cans of soup costs, then what would you think of a Presidential candidate who is equally oblivious?