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Cronkite Night at the Movies: 'Good Night, and Good Luck'

September 4, 2019 - 7:00pm

This Academy Award-nominated film, written and directed by George Clooney, tells the story of how CBS reporter Edward R. Murrow and his staff exposed Wisconsin Sen. Joseph McCarthy for exploiting America’s fears of communism.

The film includes an introduction by Cronkite Assistant Dean B. William Silcock.

Cronkite Night at the Movies: 'Walter Cronkite: Witness to History'

September 11, 2019 - 7:00pm

This PBS American Masters documentary looks back at the legacy of Walter Cronkite through interviews with fellow journalists and CBS colleagues such as Tom Brokaw, David Frost, Andy Rooney, Morley Safer, Helen Thomas and Mike Wallace.

The film includes an introduction by Cronkite Dean Christopher Callahan.

Cronkite Night at the Movies: 'The Social Network'

September 18, 2019 - 7:00pm

Jesse Eisenberg portrays Mark Zuckerberg, a Harvard undergraduate and computer programming genius who begins what soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. His success leads to both personal and legal complications.

The film includes an introduction by Lori Todd, digital desk director for Cronkite News.

Cronkite Night at the Movies: 'All the President's Men'

September 25, 2019 - 7:00pm

The film follows "The Washington Post" reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein as they uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Richard Nixon's resignation.

The film will include an introduction by professor Joseph Russomanno.

Cronkite Night at the Movies: 'The Post'

October 2, 2019 - 7:00pm

Steven Spielberg’s “The Post” depicts The Washington’s Post’s decision to publish the top-secret Pentagon Papers in direct defiance of President Richard Nixon and his administration’s wishes.

Leonard Downie Jr., Weil Family Professor of Journalism and former executive editor of The Washington Post, introduces the film. Downie served as an adviser on the film.

Cronkite Night at the Movies: 'The Paper'

October 16, 2019 - 7:00pm

Michael Keaton stars as Henry Hackett, a New York City tabloid editor, who confronts the difficulties of being a journalist in the media capital of the world.

The film will be introduced by Cronkite Assistant Dean Rebecca Blatt.

Cronkite Night at the Movies: 'Live From Baghdad'

October 23, 2019 - 7:00pm

Michael Keaton stars as CNN producer Robert Weiner in this movie about the battle for access and technology and the risk involved in CNN’s 1991 Gulf War coverage.

The film will be introduced by Sadie Babits, sustainability director for Cronkite News.

Cronkite Night at the Movies: 'Spotlight'

October 30, 2019 - 7:00pm

The Cronkite School hosts a public screening of the Academy Award-winning film “Spotlight," with an introduction by Walter V. Robinson, the longtime Boston Globe investigations editor who led the newspaper’s Pulitzer Prize-winning report on the Roman Catholic Church sexual abuse scandal depicted in “Spotlight.”

The film will be introduced by Walter V. Robinson, Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Investigative Journalism.

Cronkite Night at the Movies: 'Morning Glory'

November 6, 2019 - 7:00pm

An upstart television producer accepts the challenge of reviving a struggling morning show program with warring co-hosts.

The film will be introduced by Kristin Gilger, Cronkite senior associate dean and executive director of Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism.

Cronkite Night at the Movies: 'Anchorman'

November 13, 2019 - 7:00pm

In “Anchorman,” Ron Burgundy is San Diego's top-rated newsman in the male-dominated broadcasting era of the 1970s, but that's all about to change when an ambitious woman is hired as a new anchor.

The film will be introduced by Cronkite Associate Dean Mark Lodato.