Eleven dead people, five of them children. This is the epic true story of the intrepid journalists of the television news department at Philadelphia's WCAU whose creativity and dedication brought the 1985 MOVE disaster to a live television audience despite daunting logistics.
Jail didn't sound so bad to Bud Remmick, a small price to pay for erasing an abusive, blackmailing sociopath from the face of the earth. But the plan to ride out a lenient sentence starts to fall apart when prison life turns on him. Bud faces a reckoning with a lifelong dysfunction that plays out behind bars.
Two years out of prison, Bud Remmick just wants to be a solid citizen. He volunteers as an EMT then gets a job in his old career, TV news. But after only a week, he discovers bad things swirling around him including a psychotic photographer and a corrupt politician trying to mess with his wife's livelihood.