THR Cover Stories

Steven Spielberg and Meryl Streep on Trump, News and Why 'The Post' Had to Be Made Now: "Everyone I Know Is Scared"

As Spielberg unleashes the story of Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham, the director and his female collaborators sit down with THR to discuss the current political climate, their own media diets (Streep reads the Times and Drudge) and the urgency of the Pentagon Papers story at a time when women and the press are under attack: "This was the only year to make this film."