Though rather stolid, this made-for-TV message movie features superb performances. Former judge Albert Finch (James Garner) is thoroughly enjoying his retirement, fishing at his Georgia retreat and letting the rest of the world go by. But housekeeper Rowena (Ruby Dee) feeds him gossip about their neighbors' doings. For example, Albert's nephew Billy Wendell (Norm Skaggs) has written the United States Government a letter at the behest of Albert's childhood friend, Gaspard "Gee" Pennywell (Bill Cobb), an African-American veteran of the second world war who flatly refuses to accept the Congressional Medal of Honor. Federal official named Michael Waring (Laurence Fishbur...