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Good Night, and Good Luck [2005 film]

by George Clooney (Director/Screenwriter), Grant Heslov (Screenwriter)

Other authors: Patricia Clarkson (Cast), Jeff Daniels (Cast), Robert Downey jr. (Cast)

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Clooney, GeorgeDirector/Screenwriterprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Grant HeslovScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Clarkson, PatriciaCastsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Daniels, JeffCastsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Downey jr., RobertCastsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Takes place in the 1950's America, during the early days of broadcast journalism. It chronicles the real-life conflict between television newsman Edward R. Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy and the House Un-American Activities Committee. 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'. A very public feud develops when the Senator responds by accusing the anchor of being a communist. In this climate of fear and reprisal, the CBS crew carries on and their tenacity will prove historic and monumental.… (more)

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