2017 Movie #23: Three Days of the Condor (1975)

2017 Movie #23: Three Days of the Condor (1975)

I’ve written about a few post-Watergate thrillers recently (Klute, All the President’s Men) that have notable themes of conspiracy and paranoia throughout, and it’s hard not to make a connection between the Watergate scandal and this shift in the popular culture. Americans were really woken up to the realization that the government, and big institutions with a lot of influence and power, can be corrupt and insidious, can threaten traditional American values and beliefs.

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