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United States military leaders plot to overthrow the President because he supports a nuclear disarmament treaty and they fear a Soviet sneak attack.
When Senator Clark ( Edmond O'Brien ) is in Texas he is driving a Chevrolet Nova. This was a popular car and versions were also manufactured in Mexico and sold throughout Latin America. The name of the vehicle became quite a joke because in Spanish, "no va" means that the car "doesn't go."
Senator Raymond Clark:
All you've got to know is this: right now the government of the United States is sitting on top of the Washington Monument, right on the very point, tilting right and left and ready to fall off and break up on the pavement. There are just a handful ...
Kirk Douglas play the character Colonel Jiggs Casey, who was the director of the Joint Chief of Staff. In the real life the director of the Joint Chief of Staff is a three star officers, either a Lieutenant General or Vice Admiral.
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