Charles Colson’s life will be radically changed during the course of Watergate as he discovers what it means to be Born Again.
As President Richard Nixon’s Special Counsel, Colson had his own office in the White House, power and prestige. After Watergate he had a prision record… and a strong faith.
In this major motion picture, Colson [played by Dean Jones] pleads guilty to Watergate-related charges and is sent to prision. The experience leaves him radically changed, and he decides to establish Prison Fellowship – a ministry that now reaches around the world.
What could transform this former White House “Hatchet Man” into a prision worker and a respected author and speaker? This inspiring and compelling movie is for anyone who has ever longed for a fresh start.
This movie is the inspiring true story of Chuck Colson, President Nixon’s Special Counsel member, who wound up in prison following his newly found faith in Jesus Christ. The Watergate scandal is what landed him there but his experiences led him to found Prison Fellowship, a world-wide ministry.
The ever-steady Dean Jones gives a fabulous portrayal as Colson and the rest of the cast, including Anne Francis as Colson’s wife, are excellent as well. The themes of honesty, forgiveness, and loyalty are excellently portrayed in the film.
In one touching scene in the film a friend of Colson’s, a fellow Christian, is going to ask President Ford to allow him to take Colson’s place in prison for his remaining term. This film is engaging and we are pleased to award it our Dove “Family-Approved” Seal.