Ventures in decision describes six people and their decisions. Atomic scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer seeks to shape the use of the weapons he helped create. Senator George McGovern protests U.S. escalation of the Vietnam war. Dr. Martin Luther King challenges white power with nonviolent protest. A medical doctor meets moral dilemmas with his patients. A nun seeks change in Catholicism without schism. And a Lutheran clergyman charts new forms of mission.