The editor & 2 reporters of Knight Ridder struggle to expose the lies of the Bush-Cheney administration as the latter prepare to invade Iraq.
A boy’s foster aunt dies & he runs into the bush rather than be sent back into the welfare system. The gruff widower who did not like him hunts for him. In turn they are hunted by the police who think the man has kifnapped the boy.
CBS producer Mary Mapes & Dan Rathers’ story about President Bush’s going AWOL from the National Guard during the Vietnam War provokes a powerful attack that leads to the ending of their careers at the network.