The story of The Killian Documents controversy (a.k.a. "Rathergate") in the days leading up to the 2004 presidential election. When veteran newscaster Dan Rather and CBS News head Mary Mapes choose to air a segment on 60 Minutes exposing how President Bush avoided being drafted to Vietnam through his father's political advantages, the resulting fallout ultimately costs them their jobs and reputations.
Robert Redford....Dan Rather
Topher Grace....Mike Smith
Dennis Quaid....Lt. Colonel Roger Charles
Elisabeth Moss....Lucy Scott
Bruce Greenwood....Andrew Heyward
Stacy Keach....Lt. Colonel Bill Burkett
John Benjamin Hickey....Mark Wrolstad
David Lyons....Josh Howard
Dermot Mulroney....Lawrence Lanpher
Rachael Blake....Betsy West
Andrew McFarlane....Dick Hibey
Natalie Saleeba....Mary Murphy
Noni Hazlehurst....Nicki Burkett
Connor Burke....Robert Mapes
Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database.