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RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN REVUE SPECIAL
Jack Benny, Gordon MacRae, Mary Martin, Richard Rodgers, Ed Sullivan, Groucho Marx, Yul Brynner, Rosemary Clooney, Tony Martin, Patricia Morrison, Jan Clayton, John Rait, Ezio Pinza, Oscar Hammerstein
To celebrate its 25th anniversary, the General Foods Corporation has taken over the NBC and CBS networks from 8:00 to 9:30 P.M. to present highlights from the musical productions of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, 2nd. The shows to be represented in this review of eleven years of musical-comedy achievement are: Oklahoma, Carousel, Allegro, South Pacific, The King and I, and Me and Juliet.
Clarence Francis, chairman of General Foods, opens the program which is hosted by Mary Martin. The first musical number, "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'," sung by Gordon MacRae, comes from "Oklahoma!", Rodgers and Hammerstein's first musical collaboration together. Jack Benny then appears in a sketch in which he recalls buying a ticket to "Carousel" for only six dollars and sixty cents. Then John Raitt sings "You're a Queer One, Julie Jordan," and is joined by Jan Clayton in singing "If I Loved You"; both songs are from "Carousel." After Martin sings "It Might as Well Be Spring," from the score to the movie "State Fair," Edgar Bergen and his dummy, Charlie McCarthy, introduce Bill Hayes and Janice Rule in "You Are Never Away," from the musical "Allegro." The following segment is an excerpt from Groucho Marx's "You Bet Your Life" television series, in which he interviews Rodgers and Hammerstein. Then Martin and Ezio Pinza perform "Some Enchanted Evening," and Martin sings "A Wonderful Guy." Both pieces are from the musical "South Pacific." Ed Sullivan then introduces excerpts from "The King and I," which feature Patricia Morison singing "Getting to Know You," with dancing by Michiko, as well as Yul Brynner performing "A Puzzlement." Jack Benny returns to showcase Tony Martin in "The Big Black Giant" and Rosemary Clooney in "No Other Love"; both pieces are from "Me and Juliet." The program ends with MacRae and Florence Henderson performing a duet from "Oklahoma!" titled "People Will Say We're in Love."
THE TEX AND JINX SHOW. JANUARY 31, 1955. WRCA, NEW YORK CITY. COMMERCIALS DELETED.
Tex McCrary, David Sarnoff
The Tex and Jinx Show. January 31, 1955. WRCA, New York City. Commercials deleted. Tex McCrary introduces a recording of General David Sarnoff speaking at a meeting of the American Institue of Electrical Engineers earlier in the day. Jinx is not heard on this recording. Sarnoff recalls a January, 1902 banquet honoring Guglielmo Marconi (he must have had a good memory, Sarnoff was 12-years-old at the time). Sarnoff then goes on to predict television magnetic tape recording, video recordings in the home, the elimination of vacuum tubes (the first transistor radio went on sale later that year) and, "The RCA Music Sound Synthesizer" (the first one was installed by RCA in 1957). The synthesizer demonstration selected by Mr. Sarnoff Sarnoff also predicts, "Mural Television," with flat screens that you can hang on a wall, which is now predominant in homes all over the world.
MUSIC OF GERSHWIN, THE
Tony Bennett, Ethel Merman, Alfred Drake, Cab Calloway, Richard Hayman, Lawrence Winters, Camilla Williams
Presented on "MAX LIEBMAN PRESENTS." A ninety minute spectacular salute to George Gershwin, with over fifteen vocal songs presented and over a dozen instrumentals.
TEX AND JINX RADIO SHOW, THE
Rock Hudson, James Dean, Elizabeth Taylor, Orson Welles, Jinx Falkenburg, Mercedes McCambridge, Tex McCrary, William Boyd, Hopalong Cassidy
Broadcast on WRCA FM RADIO in New York City
Jinx Falkenburg interviews director George Stevens and actor Rock Hudson who discusses working with James Dean on the movie "Giant" which is premiering. Also on hand are Elizabeth Taylor and Mercedes McCambridge who was nominated for the best-supporting actress in the film, and also discusses working with James Dean. Also interviewed are William (Hopalong Cassidy), Boyd and actor Orson Welles.
TRIBUTE TO HUMPHREY BOGART
W.C. Fields, Greta Garbo, .Humphrey Bogart, George Fisher, John Barrymoore, John Dekker, Charles Butterworth, Mark Hellinger, Mike Romenoff
From Hollywood NBC Radio pays tribute to Humphrey Bogart on the eve of his funeral, scheduled for the next day at noon.
Hosted by Bogart's long time friend, George Fisher who plays excerpts of telephone recorded conversations he had with Bogart over the years. Heard, is a 1951 conversation of Bogart discussing the making of AFRICAN QUEEN...his relationship with co-star Katherine Hepburn...a 1952 conversation discussing the birth of his daughter, Leslie, the day before...a 1953 phone conversation about planning to do a fourth film with his wife Lauren Bacall...reminisces about his friendships with John Barrymoore, W.C. Fields, John Huston, John Dekker, Charles Butterworth, Mark Hellinger, Greta Garbo and Mike
Other conversation touches on Bogart's love of Scotch and his own reputation of being a "character."
John Huston, who directed Bogart in five motion pictures, and life long friend, gives his own personal tribute to his pal "Boggie." He will be giving the eulogy at Humphrey Bogart's funeral tomorrow, January 17, 1957.
TEXACO COMMAND APPEARANCE
Steve Allen, Rudy Vallee, Ed Wynn, Keenan Wynn, Beatrice Lillie, Jack Palance, Alfred Drake, Janet Blair, Jill Corey, Rod Alexander, Billie Burke, Mimi Benzell
A special tribute to Ed Wynn who has been in show business for 55 years. To celebrate Wynn's long career, which has recently enjoyed a rebirth, Alfred Drake emcees a one our salute originating in New York and Hollywood. This is the first in a series of such salutes to be spotted occasionally during the 1957-1958 television season.
NOTE: Unlike seasons past, when one shot TV events were televised and called "spectaculars" NBC will use the word "special" related to any show not aired on a regular basis.
CBS NEWS WITH RON COCHRAN, THE
Nikita Khrushchev, Ron Cochran, Dwight Eisenhower, John Foster Dulles, James R. Killian
Highlights: President Eisenhower in a speech before the US to calm fears on Russian Sputnik, US plans to accelerate research and space program appoints Dr. James Killian as special assistant on science to avoid research waste, Russians celebrate their 40th anniversary, display military might, Secretary of State Dulles rejects Khrushchev's high-level talks.
FRIARS CLUB "MAN OF THE HOUR" HONORING ED SULLIVAN, THE
Walter Cronkite, Ed Sullivan, Jack Carter, Morey Amsterdam, Jack E. Leonard, Joe E. Lewis, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Nat Hiken
The New York City Friars Club honors Ed Sullivan for his ten years on television.
An excerpt audio air check of Friars Club members honoring Sullivan include Joe E. Lewis, Jack E. Leonard, Jack Carter, Morey Amsterdam, Walter Cronkite, and Wayne and Shuster.
NOTE: This broadcast was aired in the time slot normally seen as The Ed Sullivan Show, 8-9pm Sunday evenings.
This program is a video tape of a recent Friar's Club Testimonial Dinner staged by Nat Hiken. It was to be the first of many Friar's Club dinners to be televised under the over-all title "Man of the Hour.' In actuality it was the only one that was produced and broadcasts.
OPEN END WITH DAVID SUSSKIND: "METHOD OR MADNESS?"
David Susskind, Patricia Neal, Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Lawrence Harvey, Jule Styne, Ben Gazarra, Michael Benthal
The oldest surviving archived remnant of a David Susskind OPEN END television broadcast is a WNTA TV December 23,1958 kinescope 20 minute segment of a broadcast titled "Method or Madness?" The topic, "method acting" with guests Michael Benthal, Ben Gazarra, Adolph Green, Betty Comden, Lawrence Harvey, Jule Styne , and Patricia Neal.
NOTE: Archival Television Audio, Inc. has a rare 90 second pristine sound recorded excerpt air check representing this early earliest extant OPEN END broadcast.
Originally scheduled to premiere on October 7, but delayed one week.
October 14, 1958 - August 13, 1961
OPEN END with David Susskind: (WNTA Channel 13 Television)
September 10, 1961-May 5, 1963
OPEN END with David Susskind (WNEW Channel 5 Television)
June 9, 1963 last show of the season broadcast on WPIX TV.
October 13, 1963-September 18, 1966
OPEN END with David Susskind (WPIX Channel 11 Television)
October 2, 1966-September, 1986
DAVID SUSSKIND SHOW (SYNDICATED, PBS, and COMMERCIAL STATIONS, including WNEW, New York).
After an association of nearly three decades with Channel 5 in New York, the former WNEW-TV, later changed to WNYW-TV, David Susskind stopped producing the program in September 1986 because of its late-night time slot, from 1:30 to 3:30 A.M. Sunday nights. His audience like his iconic talk show dwindled not only in its following but in the ratings. Susskind knew when to quit. His last David Susskind Show aired only five months from the time of his death.
Open End with David Susskind was a break through talk show which literally had no time limit.
The premiere broadcast reviewed in Variety stated:
"In the blueprint stage, OPEN END was initiated on WNTA-TV on Tuesday October 14th the same night 'The World of Suzie Wong' premiered on Broadway. When the show is going slowly, then Susskind has the right to end it as soon as he likes; when it's going well , he can stretch it the night through since "OPEN END" is the last scheduled WNTA program of the night."
The show ended when host, moderator David Susskind, felt all conversation points were discussed. Some of these marathon telecasts lasted over four hours! Jean Kennedy was the producer during the 28 year run of the series.
The series premiered and aired on WNTA Channel 13 in New York for three years, an independent broadcast station, before it would become a Public Broadcast Station in 1962. A myriad of talk show guests, famous, infamous and unknown, found a forum on OPEN END. Subjects varied focusing on usually one topic...show business, politics, the economy, sex, education, crime, etc. Typically, many guests would discuss a subject sitting around a large table with David Susskind moderating, leading his guests with baited questions. On occasion a solo guest would highlight the show.
For the first three years, of its 28 year existence as a regular series, WNTA TV was home to OPEN END which originally began its broadcasts on Tuesday nights, switching on January 18, 1959 to Sunday nights...a future Sunday evening time slot of the week where it would remain until 1986, for the rest of its run.
After broadcasting with a two hour truncated format on WNEW form September 10, 1961 to May 5, 1963 a falling out and rift occurred between Susskind and WNEW management centered on WNEW's reluctance to air discussions regarding race relations in America. WPIX reacted with interest in bringing OPEN END to their flagship New York channel. For the last OPEN END show of the 1962-1963 season WPIX TOOK LAST MINUTE EMERGENCY MEASURES TO CLEAR TWO HOURS ON SUNDAY NIGHT June 9, 1963, featuring solo guest Dr. Martin Luther KIng, pre-empting regular scheduled programming (6:30-8:30 pm).
Open End was later cut by WPIX to one hour time slot. David Susskind not satisfied with the shortened format reconnected with WNEW where he returned to a two hour format with a changed program name.
THE DAVID SUSSKIND SHOW had its return premiere on WNEW TV October 2, 1966.
The David Susskind Show also found syndication across the country and each market would run the program at different times at their own discretion.
Most all of the telecasts were recorded on video tape, 2" quadruplex. Most shows were kept for a year or two like THE MOVIE MAKERS broadcast which was re-run on August 6, 1961 almost a year after it was first telecast on October 2, 1960. By this time the show was no longer without a time limit. It ran for a finite three hours long. Thus the re-run of the MOVIE MAKERS had some footage deleted from its original run which aired for over three and half hours, including commercials.
The re-run of "THE MOVIE MAKERS" was the next to last broadcast telecast on WNTA channel 13. On September 10, 1961 the show moved to WNEW Channel 5 METROMEDIA in New York.
Sadly, most all of OPEN END broadcasts (1958-1966), later re titled THE DAVID SUSSKIND SHOW (1966-1986), were wiped erased, destroyed, discarded...whereabouts unknown, representing most shows produced and telecast during the late 1950's, 1960's and early 1970's. Only a handful of OPEN END / DAVID SUSSKIND shows are known to survive from 1958 thru 1969. Hundreds of programs survive representing the middle 1970's thru 1986.
Open End with David Susskind was a unique break through talk with no time limit, rare during any time in television broadcast history, and never to be replicated in the future of television broadcasting after 1960.
On occasion only one guest would be profiled. Mostly shows were comprised of many individuals discussing one topic which included race relations, the draft, organized crime, the Hollywood scene, the politics of the times, sex-change operations, divorce, clairvoyants, psychoanalysis, prostitution, etc.
Sadly, most all of OPEN END broadcasts, later re titled THE DAVID SUSSKIND SHOW, commencing with the Oct. 2, 1966 broadcast, were wiped (erased), destroyed, discarded...whereabouts unknown, representing most shows produced and telecast during the late 1950's, 1960's and early 1970's. Hundreds of broadcasts circa mid 1970's - 1986 have been archived and are extant.
PROJECT 20: MEET MR. LINCOLN
Thomas Mitchell, Alexander Scourby, Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Donald B. Hyatt, Abraham Lincoln
September 13, 1954 - May 27, 1970
A portrait of Abraham Lincoln on the 150th anniversary of his birth. This program concentrates on the final four years of Lincoln's life and his presidency. Thomas Mitchell introduces the program, and does one commercial for the sponsor, (The Lincoln Life Insurance Company). This presentation was a repeat of its premiere airing one year before, February 11, 1959. Alexander Scourby narrates from Richard Hanser's script, quoting mostly in the words of Abraham Lincoln. Robert Russell Bennett's score incorporates songs of the time. Donald B. Hyatt produced and directed. This broadcast received many outstanding awards but was never aired again.
For this extraordinary documentary producer Donald B. Hyatt developed the "stills-in-motion" technique which involved the animation of thousands of still photographs and non filmed visual materials. However, just listening to the narrative sound track by Alexander Scourby, the incredible score, using music of the times, orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett, coupled with the narrative written by Richard Hanser, including salient quotations expressed by President Abraham Lincoln, makes for an exhilarating interpretation, insight and appreciation of Lincoln's presidency, and what he endured during his administration during the Civil War (1861-1865).
In 1954 Henry Solomon, along with Donald B. Hyatt, Issac Kleinerman, Richard Hanser, and Robert Russell Bennett, began production on a group of compilation documentaries they named PROJECT 20. Salomon and company periodically produced special broadcasts for NBC recreating the lives, events, periods, and trends of the 1900's through an effective marriage of archival news film and still photos, long before contemporary Ken Burns picked up the baton to do similar approach documentaries broadcast on PBS beginning in the 1980's.
There were 33 produced Project 20 NBC Specials in the series. Eleven of them were enhanced with narration provided by the mellifluous Alexander Scourby. The series became universally recognized as one of American television's most enduring and honored series, winning hundreds of national and international awards for broadcasts, including two prime time Emmy Awards.
ELEANOR ROOSEVELT: DIAMOND JUBILEE PLUS ONE
Jack Benny, Jimmy Durante, David Susskind, Richard M. Nixon, Mary Martin, Richard Rodgers, John F. Kennedy, Bob Hope, Mahalia Jackson, George Burns, Eleanor Roosevelt, Carol Channing, Joanne Woodward, Lucille Ball, Omar Bradley, Nat King Cole, John F. Kenndy, Irene Dunne, Reginald Rose, Tom Dooley
SPECIAL BROADCAST SALUTE
Mrs. FDR was 75 a year ago and as a plus one year follow up, a tribute to her (and the Eleanor Roosevelt Cancer Research Foundation located in Denver Colorado) by admirers in and out of show business. Many perform during this one-hour celebration special broadcast.
Bob Hope hosts this program which presents show business personalities and other prominent people.
Executive Producer, David Susskind.
Written for Television by Reginald Rose.
NOTE: Occasional original slight broadcast audio hum.
ELEANOR ROSEVELT ROOSEVELT DIAMOND JUBILEE PLUS ONE, THE
Jack Benny, Bob Hope, Eleanor Roosevelt
Bob Hope is the host for a 75th birthday salute plus one and career tribute to Mrs. Eleanor Rossevelt. David Susskind is the executive producer.
This is an excerpted duplicate of #7112 which is complete
TRIBUTE TO A PATRIOT
Dwight D. Eisenhower, James Stewart, Merrill Mueller, Bobby Jones, Richard M. Nixon, Jawaharial Nehru, James A. Van Fleet, Konrad Adenauer, Harold Macmillan
President Dwight D. Eisenhower, on the eve of his departure from the White House, is given a special tribute. James Stewart is narrator and there are salutes from Merrill Mueller, Bobby Jones, Richard M. Nixon, Indian Prime Minister Jawaharial Nehru, James A. Van Fleet, German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer, British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan, and the next President of the United States, John F. Kennedy.
A 1960'S RADIO BROADCAST ADDITION: THE VALENTINE TO MY FAIR LADY
Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe, Samuel Liff, Franz Allers
A salute to Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe on this Valentine's Day live presentation saluting the play "My Fair Lady." Hosts are Samuel Liff, stage production manager for the original Broadway production and conductor Franz Allers, who also performed during the Broadway "My Fair Lady" debut. Musical selections are played from the British and American productions. Anecdotes and recollections reflect the many transitions experienced for this great classic as the company tours the world three years prior to the making of the motion picture in 1964.
25 YEARS OF LIFE MAGAZINE
Mary Martin, John F. Kennedy, Bob Hope, Sid Caesar, Peggy Cass, The Ray Charles Singers, Fredric March
A Life Magazine Anniversary Review is recalled in moments, both tragic and zany. Bob Hope hosts with guests Sid Caesar, Peggy Cass, Mary Martin, The Ray Charles Singers and Fredric March. President John F. Kennedy adds his own special salute.
CARNEGIE HALL SALUTES JACK BENNY
Jack Benny, Roberta Peters, Isaac Stern, Benny Goodman, Eugene Ormandy, Van Cliburn
From Carnegie Hall, Isaac Stern, Benny Goodman, Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra, Van Cliburn and Roberta Peters salute Jack Benny...a virtuoso with a violin. Benny demonstrates his violin prowess with Stern.
DUPONT SHOW OF THE WEEK: THE USO - WHEREVER THEY GO, THE
Jack Benny, Joe E. Brown, Harry S. Truman, Dick Powell, Debbie Reynolds, Danny Kaye, Frances Langford, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Marilyn Monroe, Bing Crosby, Merle Oberon, Irving Berlin
Many stars from Hollywood give tribute to the USO units who since 1942 have entertained troops overseas. They include Dick Powell, Marilyn Monroe, Jack Benny, Debbie Reynolds, Danny Kaye, Merle Oberon, Frances Langford, Joe E. Brown, Harry Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower and Bing Crosby. Included with these celebrity anecdotes, celebrating this 20th USO anniversary, is a clip of Irving Berlin singing his own song: "Until the Fifth Army Comes Home."
DUPONT SHOW OF THE WEEK: THE ZIEGFELD TOUCH, THE
Robert Russell Bennett, Danny Meehan, Joan Crawford, Shirley MacLaine, Florenz Ziegfeld, Barbara Cook, Marilyn Lovell, Jack Irwin
Present day performers taking part in this tribute to Florenz Ziegfeld include Barbara Cook, Marilyn Lovell, Danny Meehan and Jack Irwin. Joan Crawford narrates this taped show. Robert Russell Bennett is the music supervisor.
Allen Funt, Durward Kirby, Dorothy Collins
October 2nd, 1960-September 3rd, 1967 (CBS)
Half-hour human interest show created by Allen Funt. People were unknowingly caught on camera just being themselves. Arthur Godfrey was Funt's original co-host when the show debuted in 1960 but was replaced by Durward Kirby after one season. In 1966 Bess Myerson replaced Kirby and remained co-host until the final show on Sunday, September 3rd, 1967 the same day "What's My Line?" was telecast for the final time.
Host: Allen Funt, co-host, Durward Kirby. Guest is Dorothy Collins.
JOHN GLENN- TRIBUTE
A tribute to astronaut John H. Glenn Jr, following his historic spaceflight aboard the Friendship 7 spacecraft.
POETIC PORTRAIT: AMERICANS: A PORTRAIT IN VERSES
Alexander Scourby, James Whitmore, Neva Patterson, Kathleen Widdoes, Peggy Wood, Kim Hunter, Hurd Hatfield, Winifred Heidt
More than one poet has tried to capture all of America in a single work.But how would it be if the works of many poets were stitched together into a sampler portrait of America? That's what tonight's program has done, drawing on such writers as Edgar Allan Poe, Ralph Waldo Emerson, e.e.Cummings and Allen Ginsberg. The major work of the evening is Robert Frost's "Death Of The Hired Man," with Peggy Wood as Mary, Alexander Scourby as Silas and James Whitmore, the show's narrator, as Warren. "The People Yes," by Carl Sandburg,is also heard.
JACKIE GLEASON SHOW AND HIS AMERICAN SCENE MAGAZINE, THE
Jackie Gleason, Art Carney
Jackie Gleason gives tribute to his longtime associate Art Carney at the conclusion of his show.
Frank McGee, Eleanor Roosevelt, James Farley, Henry Wallace
A memorial special broadcast to the late Eleanor Roosevelt presented on the day of her funeral.
A 1960'S RADIO BROADCAST ADDITION: THE SOUND OF DANNY KAYE
Danny Kaye, Dick Shepherd
Dick Shepherd is host giving tribute to Danny Kaye with songs from all his films, his work with UNICEF, complete biographical information, career highlights and anecdotes.
A 1960'S RADIO BROADCAST ADDITION: MONITOR
Jack Benny, Jimmy Durante, Joey Bishop, Garry Moore, Bob Hope, Sammy Davis Jr., Ethel Merman
A 70th birthday salute to Jimmy Durante with personal reflections and anecdotes from Durante. We hear songs and musical excerpts from the past and listen to entertainers give tribute. They include Jack Benny, Sammy Davis, Jr., Joey Bishop, Garry Moore, Ethel Merman and Bob Hope.
FESTIVAL OF PERFORMING ARTS: AN EVENING WITH ROBERT MORLEY
A one man performance with Robert Morley and what emerges is a many-sided portrait of a creative actor and writer.
BABE RUTH: A LOOK BEHIND THE LEGEND
Roger Maris, Babe Ruth, Claire Ruth, Bob Considine, Waite Hoyt, Joe Dugan, Leo Durocher, Larry McPhail, Horace McMahon
Horace McMahon commemorates the 15th anniversary of Babe Ruth's death with a special salute. Among those appearing are his widow (Claire Ruth), Roger Maris, Bob Considine, and some of Ruth's teammates; Waite Hoyt, Joe Dugan, Leo Durocher and Larry McPhail.
Glynis Johns, Keith Andes
September 25th, 1963-December 18th, 1963 (CBS)
Short-lived CBS sitcom starring Glynis Johns as Glynis Granville a novelist and amateur detective. Keith Andes played her husband.
This is the premiere broadcast.
A 1960'S RADIO BROADCAST ADDITION: DIMENSION
John Ford, Marvin Miller
Host Marvin Miller pays tribute to director John Ford and his upcoming film production of "Cheyenne Autumn," soon to be completed on location in Monument Valley.
John F. Kennedy, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., Ben Bradlee
Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. and Ben Bradlee reflect on John F. Kennedy, the man and his humor, exactly one month after his death. Simultaneously broadcast on WCBS Ch.2.
"ONE FOR THE MONEY": THE MARCH OF DIMES
Jack Benny, Jimmy Durante, Bob Hope, Others
Salute to the 1964 March Of Dimes.
SHORTWAVE RADIO: RADIO HAVANA, CUBA
News and commentary. AN attack on the US for Cuban policies.
WORLD TONIGHT CBS RADIO NEWS
The latest news from CBS radio.
NBC ELEVENTH HOUR NEWS WITH FRANK MCGEE
War in Vietnam is sharply stepped up as Viet Cong bomb the American Embassy building in Saigon, the US marines want to go into action and whip the Viet Cong.
Frank McGee reports.
CBS NEWS SPECIAL REPORT
Hubert Humphrey, Adlai Stevenson, Harold Wilson, Williard Wirtz
A tribute to Adlai Stevenson who died on July 14th, 1965. Comments by Willard Wirtz, Hubert Humphrey, and Prime Minister Harold Wilson.
HOWARD COSELL SPORTS
Howard Cosell, Casey Stengal
Host Howard Cosell interviews Casey Stengel on his 75th birthday.
Field reporting comments regarding the Vietnam war.
ABC EVENING NEWS WITH PETER JENNINGS
Angry congressmen comment about anti-war protests.
Walter Cronkite, Frank Sinatra
Walter Cronkite narrates the opening dozen minutes of this special profile on Frank Sinatra.
JIMMY HOFFA SPEECH
Jimmy Hoffa in a speech about his legal battle.
LADIES OF THE PRESS
John Wingate, Rob Welch
An interview with Rob Welch of The John Birch Society.
John Wingate moderator.
NATIONAL TRIVIA TEST
Henry Morgan, Jim Lowe, Hal Perry, Joan Rivers, Milt Kamen, Fran Allison, Jack Douglas, Soupy Sales
Celebrities test their trivia knowledge.
WNEW-TV Channel 5 in New York City.
Host Henry Morgan.
LAMBS CLUB SALUTE
Hy Gardner, Bert Lahr, Horace McMahon, Martin Begley, Ricardo Cortez, Jack Waldron
Hy Gardner hosts this tribute to the Lambs Club, often thought of as a "second home" to actors. Guests include Bert Lahr, Horace McMahon, Martin Begley, Ricardo Cortez, and Jack Waldron.
"ANATOMY OF DEFENSE"
An NBC special.
Sander Vancouver narrator.
CONTINUING COVERAGE OF CBS ELECTION RETURNS
CBS election returns with Walter Cronkite.
"FROM CAT WHISKER TO PEACOCK":THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF NBC
Jack Benny, Rudy Vallee, Art Linkletter, Chet Huntley, Milton Berle, Ralph Edwards, Bob Hope, Groucho Marx
Special celebrating NBC's 40th anniversary in broadcasting.
Host: Chet Huntley
CAPTURED BY A UFO
Betty Hill, David Schoenbrun, Edward Edelson, Leon Jaroff, Carl Sagan, Leo Sprinkle, James McDonald, John G. Fuller, Barney Hill
Betty and Barney Hill are a New Hampshire couple who claim they were captured by the crew of a flying saucer. They have no direct recall of their encounter except for seeing a strange object in the sky. The story of what they believe happened after this sighting has been assembled with the help of hypnosis.
A panel of scientists and reporters question the Hills and John G. Fuller, author of a book about their experiences, "The Interrupted Journey: Two Lost Hours Aboard a Flying Saucer."
Panelists: Prof. James McDonald, University of Arizona; Dr. Leo Sprinkle, University of Wyoming; Dr. Carl Sagan, Harvard University; Leon Jaroff, science editor, Time magazine; Edward Edelson, science editor, World Journal Tribune.
The panel discusses other reports of UFO's and their investigation by the Air Force. David Schoenbrun is the moderator.
CBS EADIO NEWS WITH MORTON DEAN, THE
Morton Dean, Christian Bernard, Philip Blaiberg
A report on Dr. Christian Bernard and his second heart transplant patient, 59-year-old Dentist Philip Blaiberg.
ILLINOIS SPECIAL: I REMEMBER ILLINOIS
Jack Benny, Steve Allen, Gene Krupa, Teddy Wilson, Bob Hope, Mahalia Jackson, Dave Garroway, Benny Goodman, Burr Tillstrom, Everett Dirksen, Studs Terkel, Carl Sandburg, Otto Kerner, Richard Daley, Mark Van Doren, Win Stracke, Newton Minow, Adlai Stevenson III, Paul Douglas, Charles Percy, Mercedes McCambridge, Kukla and Ollie, R. Buckminster Fuller, Adlai Stevenson
This year is Illinois 150th year of statehood. This nostalgic sesquicentennial tribute presents some of the Prairie State's leading citizens, as well as show-business personalities who have been associated with the state.
Among the stars are Jack Benny, Dave Garroway, Bob Hope, Mahalia Jackson, Mercedes McCambridge, Burr Tillstrom (with puppets Kukla and Ollie) and the original Benny Goodman Trio (Goodman, Gene Krupa and Teddy Wilson). The host is Steve Allen, who composed the program's score.
Also appearing are Senator Everett Dirksen (who offers a dramatic recitation) and Charles Percy, former Senator Paul Douglas, Gov Otto Kerner, Chicago's Mayor Richard Daley, writer Mark Van Doren, architect R.Buckminster Fuller, balladeer Win Stracke, writer-broadcaster Studs Terkel, former FCC head Newton Minow and Adlai Stevenson III. Heard via recordings: the late Adlai Stevenson and poet Carl Sandburg.
Filmed almost entirely on location, the program covers Illinois from end to end, visiting the pulse points of the present and historic sites sacred to its heritage,
CBS LATE NEWS WITH TOM DUNN, THE
Tom Dunn reporting.
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