A behind-the-scenes look at news anchor Dan Rather during his final days at C.B.S. News when he broadcast a damaging report about how President Bush relied on privilege and family connections to avoid fighting in the Vietnam War.

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  1. James Vanderbilt

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Robert Redford

    Robert Redford

    Dan Rather

  2. Cate Blanchett

    Cate Blanchett

    Mary Mapes

  3. Elisabeth Moss

    Elisabeth Moss

    Lucy Scott

  4. Topher Grace

    Topher Grace

    Mike Smith

  5. Dennis Quaid

    Dennis Quaid

    Colonel Roger Charles

  6. Bruce Greenwood

    Bruce Greenwood

    Andrew Heyward

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 1m

Budget $9,600,000.00

Revenue $2,541,554.00

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Release Information

  • October 16, 2015
    R, Theatrical



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A review by Reno

By Reno

When journalism becomes limbless!

A surprisingly good film, you can compare it with the Oscar winner 'Spotlight'. But it was not popular as that one, because it was about the American politics, so seems the world did not care much. However, going down in the domestic market was a very sad. It was directed by the newcomer and he did a wonderful job, even for penning a good screenplay. But it was based on the memoir by Mary Mapes called 'Truth and Duty'.

It's a journalism theme, sets in during the months before the 2004 presidential election. It was focused on the CBS's famous news seri... read the rest.

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