During the Cold War of the 1950s, pioneering CBS broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow goes on the air to expose the dangerous excesses of U.S. Sen. Joseph McCarthy, whose pursuit of alleged Communists within the U.S. government has taken an ugly turn.
Cast:color> David Straithairn, George Clooney, Robert Downey Jr., Patricia Clarkson, Ray Wise, Frank Langella, Jeff Daniels
Director:color> George Clooney
Script By:color> George Clooney and Grant Heslov
Cinematographer:color> Robert Elswit
Studio:color> Warner Independent Pictures
U.S. release date:color> Sept. 23, 2005
Runtime:color> 90 minutes
MPAA Rating:color> PG for mild thematic elements and brief language
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