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Trial by Media (TV)

Original title
Trial by Media (TV)
Running time
92 min.
United States United States
Wendy Wasserstein (Play: Wendy Wasserstein)
Philip Marshall
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Hearst Entertainment Productions / Gleneagle Productions
Drama | Politics. TV Movie
Synopsis / Plot
Lyssa Grant Hughes (Christine Lahti) is a respected doctor and pioneer of woman's rights. She decides on a political career. The media gets hold of a small indiscretion in her past. It causes a political frenzy. She is forced to make a choice... speak her mind and preserve her self-respect at the risk of losing the campaign, or play the media game.
2000: Golden Globes: Best Actress in a Mini-Series or TV Picture (Lahti)
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