This film takes place during the early days of broadcast journalism in 1950's America. It chronicles the real-life conflict between television newsman Edward R. Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy. With a desire to report the facts and enlighten the public, Murrow, and his dedicated staff - headed by his producer Fred Friendly and Joe Wershba in the CBS newsroom - defy corporate and sponsorship pressures to examine the lies and scaremongering tactics perpetrated by McCarthy during his communist 'witch-hunts'. Director: George Clooney. Actors: Patricia Clarkson, Jeff Daniels, David Strathairn, Frank Langella, George Clooney, Robert Downey, Jr., Tate Donovan.
David Strathairn,Frank Langella,George Clooney,Jeff Daniels,Patricia Clarkson,Robert Downey, Jr.