Clip opens with footage of press with film cameras in court building during the Sam Sheppard trail for the murder of his wife Marilyn Sheppard. Narrator describes the impact of the media on the circumstances of the trial over still images of the lead prosecutor John J. Mahon and judge Edward J. Blythin, and how they benefitted from the widespread attention on the trial. Footage follows of interviews with two journalists who describe their perspective on Sheppard and his story of what happened.