Violence in all its formsamurder, assault, road rage, bullyingais spiraling out of control in the United States. Forty years of scientific research ... Show synopsis Violence in all its formsamurder, assault, road rage, bullyingais spiraling out of control in the United States. Forty years of scientific research has indisputably concluded that Americansa ingesting massive doses of media violence is a major contributing cause. However, like his colleagues before him, Congressman Frank Hamilton of New York State, chair of the House Subcommittee on the Media, has tried and failed to draft legislation that will curb media violence without violating the First Amendment. Then, one summer, in the wake of a bizarre and deadly boardwalk ambush by a ten-year-old boy, a aretireda newspaper reporter and a part-time librarian, sleuthing on their own and sometimes in the sights of the media conglomeratesa hit team, uncover evidence that may enable Hamilton and the Congress to finally curb the media violence that endangers the health of all Americans.