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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King Faisal was the king of Saudi Arabia not Iraq. See more
21 is rigged and I can prove it... I have Enright cold and that means I have you.
Then how come you're the one who's sweating?
Herbert Stempel went to work for the New York City Transit Department. He still lives in Queens. See more
References La Dolce Vita
MACK THE KNIFE
Written by Kurt Weill
, Bertolt Brecht
and Marc Blitzstein
Performed by Bobby Darin
Courtesy of Atco Records
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