Washington: Behind Closed Doors (1977)

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The story of a power-hungry U.S. President, and the men he surrounds himself with in order to keep his hold on power. Based on John Ehrlichman's book about the Nixon administration.

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 William Martin (6 episodes, 1977)
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 President Richard Monckton (6 episodes, 1977)
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 Sally Whalen (6 episodes, 1977)
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 Frank Flaherty (6 episodes, 1977)
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 Linda Martin (6 episodes, 1977)
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 Bob Bailey (6 episodes, 1977)
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 Carl Tessler (6 episodes, 1977)
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 Adam Gardiner (6 episodes, 1977)
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 Esker Scott Anderson (6 episodes, 1977)
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 Myron Dunn (6 episodes, 1977)
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 Roger Castle (6 episodes, 1977)
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 Jennie Jamison (6 episodes, 1977)
Peter Coffield ...
 Eli McGinn (6 episodes, 1977)
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 Paula Stoner Gardiner (6 episodes, 1977)
Barry Primus ...
 Joe Wisnovsky (6 episodes, 1977)
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 Kathy Ferris (6 episodes, 1977)
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 Wanda Elliott (6 episodes, 1977)
John Lehne ...
 Tucker Tallford (6 episodes, 1977)
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 Simon Cappell (6 episodes, 1977)
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 Hank Ferris (6 episodes, 1977)
Frank Marth ...
 Lawrence Allison (5 episodes, 1977)
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 Elmer Morse (4 episodes, 1977)
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 Brewster Perry (4 episodes, 1977)
Phillip R. Allen ...
 Walter Tulloch (4 episodes, 1977)
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 Jimmy Bird (4 episodes, 1977)
June Dayton ...
 Mrs. Monckton (4 episodes, 1977)
Jean Howell ...
 Dorothy Kemp (4 episodes, 1977)
Linden Chiles ...
 Jack Atherton (3 episodes, 1977)
Skip Homeier ...
 Lars Haglund (3 episodes, 1977)
Borah Silver ...
 Burt Saraceni (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Bennett Lowman (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Ozymandias (2 episodes, 1977)
Madison Arnold ...
 Harvey Bass (2 episodes, 1977)
James Ray ...
 Al Donnally / ... (2 episodes, 1977)
Richard Gates ...
 Bernie Tibbetts / ... (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Joan Bailey / ... (2 episodes, 1977)
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The story of a power-hungry U.S. President, and the men he surrounds himself with in order to keep his hold on power. Based on John Ehrlichman's book about the Nixon administration.

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Robert Vaughn won an Emmy for playing Frank Flaherty. In his acceptance speech, he thanked director Gary Nelson for directing twelve and a half hours of television "by himself." See more »

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Featured in The 30th Annual Emmy Awards (1978) See more »

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haven't seen it since 1980, since my tape was lost, but now, 1999 i can still remember the characters, dialogue and pleasure of the mini-series to the extent that i would love another tape of it
13 January 1999 | by (walnut creek, california) – See all my reviews

in 1977 the events in this mini series was indelible in the minds of the whole country.. ie; watergate...i saw such realism in the story as though i was in the oval office, experiencing every step from beginning of story to end. realism of choice of actors nd setting..one and one only drawback..never released on video rental or purchase...would love to see it again or have a copy of it.


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