Richard Widmark stars in this court drama as Col. William Edwards, a military lawyer assigned to defend Korean War POW Maj. Cargill (Richard Basehart) of treason. But as commanding officers push Edwards for a swift court-martial, suspicions of a cover-up arise. Interviewing the other POWs, Edwards questions their well-rehearsed testimony and pushes to expose the truth. Rip Torn is POW survivor Lt. Miller. Karl Malden directs.