Good Night, and Good LuckDVD - 2006
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.
Publisher: [S.l.] : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment ; Montreal : Distributed exclusively in Canada by TVA Films Inc., c2006
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 93 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Goodnight and good luck [videorecording]
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