|Robert Redford||Dr. Malley|
|Meryl Streep||Janine Roth|
|Tom Cruise||Sen. Jasper Irving|
|Kevin Dunn||ANX Editor|
Inspired by their idealistic professor, Dr. Mallery, to do something meaningful with their lives, Arian and Ernest join the military and ship out to Afghanistan. Their experiences tie together two separate but related stories. In California, Mallery tries to break through to a disaffected student, while in Washington, D.C., a presidential hopeful prepares to give a journalist the scoop of a lifetime.