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Welcome to English at the movies where we teach You American English, heard at the movies are saying today is hold them accountable from the movie post.
The film is based on a situation that happened in Washington, D.
C.
In 1971.
The publisher of the newspaper The Washington Post had to decide whether to report information the government was keeping secret.
Listen for the phrase hold them accountable.
Thief Government wins The Washington Post will cease to exist Way Don't hold them accountable, will.
You can't hold them accountable for don't have a newspaper.
What will happen if we don't publish?
So what do you think?
Hold them accountable means is it Make them take responsibility or charge them a fee.
Listen again.
Did you have the right answer?
Thief Government wins.
The Washington Post will cease to exist.
Way.
Don't hold them accountable, will.
You can't hold them accountable.
For don't have a newspaper, hold them accountable means make them take responsibility.
Here.
The newspaper publisher must decide whether to release information showing US officials were lying about the war in Vietnam.
Releasing the information may be illegal, but the film argues, holding people in power accountable, his one of the jobs of the media.
And that's English at the movies.
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English @ the Movies: 'Hold Them Accountable'

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林宜悉 published on July 3, 2020
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