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See Meryl Streep as Katharine Graham for Pentagon Papers Movie

The Hollywood Reporter – July 25, 2017

By Rebecca Cohen

Meryl Streep has debuted her take on former Washington Post publisher Katharine “Kay” Graham for her role in Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film The Papers, courtesy of a photo that has emerged of Streep on set.

The movie, expected to be released later this year, tells the story of Graham’s and Post editor Ben Bradlee’s (Tom Hanks) infamous decision to publish a series of leaked articles entitled “The Pentagon Papers” in 1971, the papers containing classified information regarding the Defense Department’s plans for the Vietnam War. The Papers marks the first time that Streep and Hanks have shared the big screen. Read more.