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Good Night, and Good Luck.

Sneak preview of Clooney's latest

Good Night, and Good Luck.
"GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK." 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 (DAVID STRATHAIRN) and Senator Joseph McCarthy and the Permanent Sub-committee on Investigations (Government Operations Committee). With a desire to report the facts and enlighten the public, Murrow and his dedicated staff - headed by his producer Fred Friendly (GEORGE CLOONEY) and Joe Wershba (ROBERT DOWNEY JR.) 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 regardless and their tenacity eventually pays off when McCarthy is brought before the Senate and made powerless as his lies and bullying tactics are finally uncovered.

Directed by George Clooney, who co-wrote the script with the film's producer Grant Heslov, "GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK." stars David Strathairn as Murrow, Clooney as Fred Friendly, Robert Downey, Jr., and Patricia Clarkson as Joe and Shirley Wershba, Frank Langella as Bill Paley, Ray Wise as Don Hollenbeck, Heslov as Don Hewitt, and Jeff Daniels as Sig Mickelson. GRAMMY Award-winner Dianne Reeves appears and performs in the film as well.

Good Night, and Good Luck.

Free show!

Mon October 10, 2005, 7:00 only, Muenzinger Auditorium

USA, 2005, in English, B&W, 93 min, Rated PG • official site

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