In 1972, a break in was foiled at the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate Hotel in Washington DC. Within days a connection had been made between the thieves and the White House and to President Nixons closest aids. It unleashed one of the greatest scandals in modern American politics and ended with Nixons humiliating resignation.
David Frost's interviews with Richard Nixon drew the largest audience of a news interview ever. Could this British talk-show host, with no political convictions and a playboy reputation, be the one to elicit an apology from the man who committed one of the biggest felonies in American political history?