Michael Stuhlbarg

Watch Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep in first trailer for Steven Spielberg's 'The Post'

Watch Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep in first trailer for Steven Spielberg's 'The Post'

The first trailer for Steven Spielberg's star-studded drama "The Post" arrived on Tuesday.

The film follows The Washington Post's Katharine Graham (Streep), the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, and editor Ben Bradlee (Hanks) as they race to publish The Pentagon Papers to expose a massive government cover-up, about the U.S. involvement in Vietnam, that spanned three decades and four U.S. Presidents.

"The way they lied, those days have to be over," Hanks tells Streep in the trailer.

The two must decide whether to risk their careers, lives, and The Washington Post's future in bringing those secrets to light.

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