An idealistic young lawyer working for a Congressional subcommittee in the late 1950s discovers that TV quiz shows are being fixed. His investigation focuses on two contestants on the show "Twenty-One": Herbert Stempel, a brash working-class Jew from Queens, and Charles Van Doren, the patrician scion of one of America's leading literary families. Based on a true story. Written by
Tim Horrigan <email@example.com>
Fifty million people watched, but no one saw a thing.
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Charles Van Doren
I've been swarmed by stockbrokers lately; I feel like a girl with a bad reputation.
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Written by Kurt Weill
and Bertolt Brecht
Performed by Lyle Lovett
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