1 Who directed the film? Steven Spielberg Sofia Coppola James L. Brooks George Clooney 2 Who is the film about? Tom Brokaw Johnny Carson Ed Sullivan Edward R. Murrow 3 Who plays Murrow? Paul Giamatti David Strathairn George Clooney John Turturro 4 What year is it when the film starts? 1960 1952 1958 1964 5 What year do they flash back to? 1952 1953 1947 1950 6 Who introduces Murrow at the dinner in the first scene? Shirley Paley Fred Sig 7 Who plays Sig? Jeff Bridges John Malkovich Jeff Daniels George Clooney 8 What network do they work at? ABC CBS ABC Family NBC 9 Who is Murrow's partner? Joe Wershba Fred Friendly John Aaron William Paley 10 Who plays Fred? Kiefer Sutherland Robert Downey Jr. George Clooney Rob Lowe 11 What is Murrow's personality? Sad and mopey Happy and fun-loving Comic and warm Serious and hard-working 12 When was the film made? 2010 2005 1989 1999 13 Who wrote the screenplay? The Coen Brothers Aaron Sorkin George Clooney and Grant Heslov Nora Ephron 14 What is Murrow's vice? Gambling Smoking a lot of cigarettes Getting drunk every night Swearing at his staff 15 What was Murrow famous for covering before McCarthy? The election World War II Entertainment News The Prohibition 16 What does Murrow say that everyone in television media has an allergy to? A fun piece about celebrities Disturbing or unpleasant information Good journalists News about Republicans 17 Who plays Natalie? Alex Borstein Cheri Oteri Melissa McCarthy Patricia Clarkson 18 Who is the jazz singer featured in the film? Dianne Reeves Billie Holiday Dee Dee Bridgewater Cassandra Wilson 19 Who is running late, when we first meet the newsmen? John Shirley Joe Fred 20 What is Joe and Shirley's secret? They are brother and sister They are unqualified for their jobs They are both gay They are married 21 Who plays Joe? Matthew Broderick John Travolta Robert Downey Jr. Josh Brolin 22 Who plays Shirley? Meryl Streep Patricia Clarkson Glenn Close Nicole Kidman 23 Which political figure does Murrow want to fight back against? Frank Keefe John F. Kennedy Joseph McCarthy Dwight Eisenhower 24 What was McCarthy trying to sniff out? Capitalism Communism Evangelism Bad manners 25 Which play is an allegory for McCarthyism? Long Day's Journey into Night Hamilton The Crucible Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?