A Case of Libel

by  Louis Nizer, Henry Denker

Full Length Play, Drama  /  11m, 3f

"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 …

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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.
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"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

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