Good Night, and Good Luck

TitleGood Night, and Good Luck
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsClooney, George
Running Time93 minutes
Date Released10/2005
DistributorWarner Independent Pictures
CountryUnited States
Publication LanguageEnglish

This film reveals the history behind journalist Edward R. Murrow's encounter with Sen. Eugene McCarthy at the height of anti-communism in early Cold War America. Murrow and his CBS news team face down accusations of communism after they file a controversial story. The on-air debate between Murrow and McCarthy coincided with McCarthy's downfall in 1953. Murrow's defense of broadcast journalism asserted its critical role in educating the public. 

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