An American Daughter


2h 2000

Brief Synopsis

Lyssa Dent Hughes is the privileged, well-educated daughter of a well-known Republican senator and fifth-generation granddaughter of Ulysses S. Grant. She is the wife of a professor, a mother, a prominent health expert, and the president's nominee for surgeon general. When the media discovers that s

Film Details

Also Known As
American Daughter, Trial By Media
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Cbs Studios; F Stop Inc; Hearst Entertainment & Syndication; Larson Sound Center; Lifetime Entertainment Television; Panavision, Ltd.
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Lyssa Dent Hughes is the privileged, well-educated daughter of a well-known Republican senator and fifth-generation granddaughter of Ulysses S. Grant. She is the wife of a professor, a mother, a prominent health expert, and the president's nominee for surgeon general. When the media discovers that she once failed to respond to jury duty, her career and personal life are threatened as the simple error snowballs.

Film Details

Also Known As
American Daughter, Trial By Media
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Cbs Studios; F Stop Inc; Hearst Entertainment & Syndication; Larson Sound Center; Lifetime Entertainment Television; Panavision, Ltd.
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States June 5, 2000

Released in United States on Video September 4, 2001

Began shooting October 27, 1999.