Genre: Drama, Thriller
Director: John Frankenheimer
Writer: Fletcher Knebel, Charles W. Bailey II, Rod Serling
Stars: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Fredric March, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien
Countries: United States
An unpopular U.S. President manages to get a nuclear disarmament treaty through the Senate, but finds that the nation is turning against him. Jiggs Casey, a Marine Colonel, finds evidence that General Scott, the wildly popular head of the Joint Chiefs and certain Presidential Candidate in 2 years is not planning to wait. Casey goes to the president with the information and a web of intrigue begins with each side unsure of who can be trusted.