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#8: PROJECT 20: MEET MR. LINCOLN
1960-02-11, WNBC, 29 min.
Thomas Mitchell, Alexander Scourby, Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Donald B. Hyatt, Abraham Lincoln

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. 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.
#9: PROJECT 20: NOT SO LONG AGO
1960-02-19, WNBC, 52 min.
Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Donald B. Hyatt, Bob Hope

The post WWII period, 1945-1950 is recalled by narrator Bob Hope. Original msuic score by Robert Russell Bennett. Written by Richard Hanser. Produced and directed by Donald B. Hyatt.
#12: PROJECT 20: LIFE IN THE THIRTIES
1960-03-13, WNBC, 52 min.
Alexander Scourby, Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Donald B. Hyatt

Alexander Scourby narrates. Music of the period is conducted by composer Robert Russell Bennett. Written by Richard Hanser. Produced and directed by Donald B. Hyatt. Originally aired Oct. 16, 1959.
#16: PROJECT 20: MARK TWAIN'S AMERICA
1960-04-22, WNBC, 52 min.
Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Donald B. Hyatt, Mark Twain, Howard Lindsay

The narration consists almost wholly of Mark Twain's words and is spoken by actor-playwright Howard Lindsay. Original music score by Robert Russell Bennett. Written by Richard Hanser. Produced and directed by Donald B. Hyatt.
#37: PROJECT 20: THE INNOCENT YEARS
1960-07-18, WNBC, 52 min.
Alexander Scourby, Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Donald B. Hyatt, Henry Salomon

The years 1900-1917 are documented with Alexander Scourby narrating and Robert Russell Bennett providing the score from popular songs of the time. First broadcast Nov. 21, 1957. Written by Henry Salomon and Richard Hanser. Produced by Salomon and directed by Donald B. Hyatt.
#39: PROJECT 20: THE JAZZ AGE
1960-08-05, WNBC, 52 min.
Alexander Scourby, Robert Russell Bennett, Donald B. Hyatt, Fred Allen, Henry Salomon

Fred Allen narrates a chronicle of America and Americans from the end of World War I to Oct. 29, 1929. Robert Russell Bennett's musical score is made up of popular songs of the period. First telecast Dec. 6, 1956, this documentary was written and produced by Henry Salomon.
#49: PROJECT 20: THOSE RAGTIME YEARS
1960-11-22, WNBC, 50 min.
Robert Russell Bennett, Donald B. Hyatt, Hoagy Carmichael, Dorothy Loudon, Mae Barnes, Robin Roberts, The Billy B. Quartet, Eubie Blake, Ralph Sutton, Dick Wellstood, The Wilbur De Paris Band, The Clare Ward Singers, William Nichols, William Graham

Hoagy Carmichael introduces us to the ragtime era (1900-1917) with over fourteen songs and instrumentals being performed by performers Dorothy Loudon, Mae Barnes, Robin Roberts, Billy B. Quartet, Eubie Blake, Ralph Sutton, Dick Wellstood, the Wilbur de Paris Band and the Clare Ward Singers. Musical score by Robert Russell Bennett. Executive producer Donald B. Hyatt. Produced and written by William Nichols. Directed by William Graham. Broadcast live, tape and film.
#55: PROJECT 20: VICTORY AT SEA
1960-12-29, WNBC, 79 min.
Alexander Scourby, Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Donald B. Hyatt, Richard Rodgers

This special documents World War II navel operations. Originally presented as a classic series of half hour weekly episodes, this show was a newly edited and concise version. Alexander Scourby narrated. Richard Hanser wrote the script and Robert Russell Bennett arranged the score by Richard Rodgers. Produced and directed by Donald B. Hyatt.
#59: PROJECT 20: THE TWISTED CROSS
1961-01-03, WNBC, 57 min.
Dwight D. Eisenhower, Alexander Scourby, Adolf Hitler, Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Wilson Hall, Henry Salomon, Fidel Castro

Alexander Scourby narrates this documentary showing the rise and fall of Adolf Hitler. Produced by Henry Salomon and Richard Hanser. Musical score by Robert Russell Bennett. NBC news bulletins with Wilson Hall interrupts programming, stating that "President Eisenhower has broken off U.S. relations with Castro's Cuba." This program originally aired on March 14, 1956.
#76: PROJECT 20: THE STORY OF WILL ROGERS
1961-03-28, WNBC, 52 min.
Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Donald B. Hyatt, Bob Hope, Rod Reed

Bob Hope narrates. Produced and directed by Donald B. Hyatt. Written by Richard Hanser and Rod Reed. Original music score by Robert Russell Bennett.
#77: PROJECT 20: THE REAL WEST
1961-03-29, WNBC, 52 min.
Robert Russell Bennett, Donald B. Hyatt, Gary Cooper, Philip Reisman Jr.

Gary Cooper narrates the story of the American West between 1840 and 1900. The accent is on the "real"... the people, the land and the hardships that wed one to the other. Score by Robert Russell Bennett. Produced and directed by Donald B. Hyatt, and written by Philip Reisman, Jr.
#89: PROJECT 20: THE GREAT WAR
1961-07-04, WNBC, 52 min.
Alexander Scourby, Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Henry Salomon

America's participation in World War I is chronicled. Alexander Scourby narrates. Produced by Henry Salomon. Written by Salomon and Richard Hanser. Music by Robert Russell Bennett. Premiere broadcast was Oct. 16, 1956.
#131: DUPONT SHOW OF THE WEEK: LAUGHTER USA, THE
1961-09-17, WNBC, 53 min.
Jack Benny, Jimmy Durante, Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Donald B. Hyatt, Fred Allen, Phil Silvers, Bob Hope, Eddie Cantor, Burns & Allen, Laurel and Hardy, W.C. Fields, Groucho Marx, George Burns, Rod Reed, Buster Keaton

Samples of American humor from the beginnings till now are examined. A host of stars participate including Phil Silvers, Bob Hope, Jimmy Durante, Eddie Cantor, Burns and Allen, Buster Keaton, Fred Allen, Laurel and Hardy, W.C. Fields, Groucho Marx and Jack Benney. This premiere show for the series was produced by Donald B. Hyatt and his Project 20 staff. Written by Richard Hanser and Rod Reed. Original musical score by Robert Russell Bennett.
#885: DUPONT SHOW OF THE WEEK: THE ZIEGFELD TOUCH, THE
1961-10-29, WNBC, 58 min.
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.
#180: PROJECT 20: COPS AND ROBBERS
1962-03-23, WNBC, 51 min.
Robert Russell Bennett, Donald B. Hyatt, Edward G. Robinson, John Dillinger, Philip Reisman Jr.

Edward G. Robinson narrates the history of law breaking in the United States. The father of John Dillinger is interviewed. Produced and directed by Donald B. Hyatt. Written by Philip Reisman Jr. Original music score by Robert Russell Bennett.
#387: EISENHOWER ON LINCOLN
1963-02-11, WNBC, 25 min.
Dwight D. Eisenhower, Robert Russell Bennett, Abraham Lincoln, Bruce Catton

Former President Dwight D. Eisenhower converses with Civil War scholar, Pulitzer Prize historian Bruce Catton on the Lincoln Civil War years. Music by Robert Russell Bennett.
#435: PROJECT 20: GARY COOPER: TALL AMERICAN
1963-03-26, WNBC, 52 min.
Robert Russell Bennett, Donald B. Hyatt, Arthur Godfrey, Gary Cooper, Philip Reisman Jr., Walter Brennan

Walter Brennan narrates this biography on Gary Cooper's private and show business career. Robert Russell Bennett composed the music for this loving tribute to the late actor. Produced and directed by Donald B. Hyatt and written by Philip Reisman Jr. Arthur Godfrey is heard at the conclusion of the telecast praising Cooper and announcing the establishment of the Gary Cooper Cancer Research Fund administered by the American Cancer Society.
#554: PROJECT 20: THAT WAR IN KOREA
1963-11-20, WNBC, 76 min.
Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Donald B. Hyatt, Richard Boone

Richard Boone narrates. Robert Russell Bennett composed and conducted the score for this look back at what Americans experienced during the early 1950's in war torn Korea. Produced and directed by Donald B. Hyatt and written by Richard Hanser.
#573: PROJECT 20: THE COMING OF CHRIST
1963-12-22, WNBC, 28 min.
Alexander Scourby, Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Donald B. Hyatt, Jesus Christ

Alexander Scourby narrates from passages in the Old and New Testaments - prophecies of the coming of the Messiah and descriptions of Christ's birth, his life and his ministry. Robert Russell Bennett composed the score. Produced and directed by Donald B. Hyatt and written by Richard Hanser. First broadcast Dec. 20, 1960.
#666: PROJECT 20: THE RED WHITE AND BLUE
1964-06-09, WNBC, 46 min.
Robert Russell Bennett, Donald B. Hyatt, Philip Reisman Jr., Walter Brennan

Walter Brennan narrates this patriotic inquiry about the American Flag. Robert Russell Bennett contributes an original music score. Produced and directed by Donald B. Hyatt and written by Philip Reisman Jr.
#750: PROJECT 20: THE ISLAND CALLED ELLIS
1967-01-13, WNBC, 49 min.
Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Donald B. Hyatt, Jose Ferrer

Jose Ferrer narrates the chronicle of the immigrants who built America. Musical score by Robert Russell Bennett. Produced and directed by Donald Hyatt and written by Richard Hanser.
#751: PROJECT 20: END OF THE TRAIL
1967-03-16, WNBC, 50 min.
Robert Russell Bennett, Donald B. Hyatt, Philip Reisman Jr., Walter Brennan

Walter Brennan narrates the story of the American Plains Indians. Musical score by Robert Russell Bennett. Produced and directed by Donald B. Hyatt and written by Philip Reisman Jr.
#1063: SHIP THAT WOULDN'T DIE: THE USS FRANKLIN, THE
1969-04-06, WNBC, 52 min.
Gene Kelly, Robert Russell Bennett, Donald B. Hyatt

Hit by Japanese aircraft on March 19, 1945, the aircraft carrier USS Franklin limped home from Japan- the most badly crippled ship ever to do so (724 crew members out of 3,400 died). Gene Kelly narrates this Special Projects documentary. Executive producer is Project XX's Donald B Hyatt; composer is Robert Russell Bennett.
#787: PROJECT 20: MEET GEORGE WASHINGTON
1969-04-24, WNBC, 51 min.
Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Donald B. Hyatt, George Washington, Melvyn Douglas

Melvin Douglas narrates a stirring portrait of our first President, George Washington. Robert Russell Bennett provides the musical score. Produced and directed by Donald B. Hyatt and written by Richard Hanser.
#793: PROJECT 20: THE WEST OF CHARLES RUSSELL
1970-01-07, WNBC, 52 min.
Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Donald B. Hyatt, Charles Russell, Milburn Stone

Milburn Stone, often using Charles Russell's own words, describes the man's personality and art. Charles Russell was a cowboy and an artist who displayed, in his realistic paintings, the vitality, beauty and cruelty of a life he knew intimately. Original score by Robert Russell Bennett. Produced and directed by Donald B. Hyatt. Written by Richard Hanser.
#804: A CBS NEWS SPECIAL: LBJ TRAGEDY AND TRANSITION
1970-05-02, WCBS, 41 min.
Walter Cronkite, Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Donald B. Hyatt, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson

Former President Lyndon B. Johnson reviews some of the events surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Walter Cronkite conducts the interview at the LBJ Ranch in Texas.
#806: PROJECT 20: THE SHINING MOUNTAINS
1970-05-27, WNBC, 48 min.
Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Donald B. Hyatt, Milburn Stone

Milburn Stone narrates a romantic look at the Colorado Rockies. Produced and directed by Donald B. Hyatt. Written by Richard Hanser. Musical score by Robert Russell Bennett. This was the last of the documentaries which began airing on Sept. 13, 1954 at irregular intervals for a total of sixteen years.
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