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
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Fifty million people watched, but no one saw a thing.
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Charles Van Doren
I've stood on the shoulders of life and I've never gotten down into the dirt to build, to erect a foundation of my own. I've flown too high on borrowed wings. Everything came too easy.
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MACK THE KNIFE
Written by Kurt Weill
, Bertolt Brecht
and Marc Blitzstein
Performed by Bobby Darin
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