This Broadway success is about a celebrated war correspondent's libel suit against a widely syndicated newspaper columnist. Ostensibly, the correspondent is suing to stop wild attacks on both his patriotism and his personal life.
"Of the obsessive, self righteous defendant of the extreme right the play provides a character sketch of fascinating and almost insane ruthlessness. We get the thoroughly satisfying fireworks of a sizzling cross examination [and] a ringing series of declarations on the dangers of extremism and hysteria and the precious values of justice and freedom of speech." - The New York Times