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Hosted & Narrated by Walter Cronkite
 Season 2 (CBS) (1953-54)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


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CBS Sunday Afternoons

 

2.01 [23] You Are There: THE FATE OF NATHAN HALE (September 22, 1776)

30Aug53 CBS Sun

produced by Charles Russell

directed by Sidney Lumet

cast

Paul Newman ....... Nathan Hale

Richard Kiley ....... Captain John Montressor, aide-de-camp to General Howe of Britain

 

2.02 [24] You Are There: THE CAPTURE OF JOHN WILKES BOOTH (April 26, 1865)

06Sep53 CBS Sun

cast

Michael O'Connell ....... John Wilkes Booth

Tyler McVey ....... Colonel Lafayette Baker

Ernest Sarracino ....... Dr. Samuel Mudd

Ellen Corby ....... Mrs. Mary Surratt

Samuel Edwards ....... Captain William Jett

Claude Akins ....... Lewis Paine

Austin O'Toole ....... John Garrett

Bing Russell ....... Sgt. Corbett

Art Rease ....... David Herold

Jeffrey Sayre ....... Corporal

Don Kennedy ....... Lt. Edward Doherty

Paul Hahn ....... Lt. Luther Baker

Damion O'Flynn ....... Colonel Henry Burnett

Mack Williams ....... Major Thomas Eckert

Lawrence Dobkin ....... Secretary of War Standon

DeForest Kelley ....... Lt. Col. Everton Conger

Whit Bissell ....... Major

John Larch ....... Holcomb

 

2.03 [25] You Are There: THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE (July 14, 1803)

13Sep53 CBS Sun

 

2.04 [26] You Are There: THE FIRST MOSCOW PURGE TRIAL (August 24, 1936)

20Sep53 CBS Sun

Narrated by Walter Cronkite

cast

Robert Cornthwaite ..... Andrei Vishinsky
Peter Mamakos .......... Yagoda
Synopsis:
His brilliant prosecution of 16 conspirators catapults Andrei Vishinsky to a powerful position under Stalin. [RF]
 

2.05 [27] You Are There: THE BIRTH OF THE NATIONAL ANTHEM (September 1814)

27Sep53 CBS Sun

 

2.06 [28] You Are There: THE SECRET OF SIGMUND FREUD (January 2, 1900)

04Oct53 CBS Sun

 

2.07 [29] You Are There: CHRISTOPHER COLUIMBUS SETS FOOT ON SAN SALVADOR

(aka 'Columbus Discovers America) (October 12, 1492)

11Oct53 CBS Sun

 

2.08 [30] You Are There: THE DEATH OF CLEOPATRA (30 B.C.)

18Oct53 CBS Sun

cast

Kim Stanley ....... Cleopatra

 

2.09 [31] You Are There: THE TRIUMPH OF SIMON BOLIVAR (1824)

25Oct53 CBS Sun

 

2.10 [32] You Are There: GRANT AND LEE AT APPOMATTOX (April 9, 1865)

01Nov53 CBS Sun

cast

Paul Birch

Ray Engle

 

2.11 [33] You Are There: THE ABDICATION OF NAPOLEON (March 21, 1814)

08Nov53 CBS Sun

 

2.12 [34] You Are There: THE RECOGNITION OF MICHELANGELO (January, 1504)

15Nov53 CBS Sun

 

2.13 [35] You Are There: THE SAILING OF THE MAYFLOWER (Sept 16, 1620 - Dec 26, 1620)

22Nov53 CBS Sun

 

2.14 [36] You Are There: THE GETTYSBURG ADDRESS (November 19, 1863)

29Nov53 CBS Sun

 

2.15 [37] You Are There: THE ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR (December 7, 1941)

06Dec53 CBS Sun

 

2.16 [38] You Are There: THE VINDICATION OF SAVONAROLA (February 7, 1497)

13Dec53 CBS Sun

 

2.17 [39] You Are There: THE FALL OF TROY (1184 B.C.)

20Dec53 CBS Sun

 

2.18 [40] You Are There: THE SURRENDER OF CORNWALLIS AT YORKTOWN (October 17, 1781)

27Dec53 CBS Sun

 

2.19 [41] You Are There: MALLORY'S TRAGEDY ON MOUNT EVEREST (1924)

03Jan54 CBS Sun

Narrated by Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
George Mallory and Andrew Irvine made their final attempt to summit

Mount Everest and were not heard from again. [RF]

 

2.20 [42] You Are There: THE TRIAL OF CHARLES THE FIRST (1649)

10Jan54 CBS Sun

Written by Maury Stern

Narrated by Walter Cronkite
Synopsis:
The trial and subsequent execution of King Charles the First. [RF]

 

2.21 [43] You Are There: THE RESOLVE OF PATRICK HENRY (March 23, 1775)

17Jan54 CBS Sun

cast

Ainslie Pryor .......... Patrick Henry
Michael Emmet .......... Jefferson
Herbert Rudley ......... Pendleton
Russ Conway ............ Washington

Synopsis:

Patrick Henry's oratory sways a Virginia provincial convention from

possible reconciliation with England, to planning to fight for her freedom. [RF]

 

2.22 [44] You Are There: THE SACRIFICE OF MAHATMA GANDHI

24Jan54 CBS Sun

cast

Milton Selzer ....... Mahatma Gandhi

Jacques Aubuchon

Philip Bourneuf

Synopsis:

One of history's foremost examples of the effectiveness of passive resistanc,

as a thin little man in a white loincloth breaks the back of India's

 5000 year old caste system by fasting. [RF]

 

2.23 [45] You Are There: THE LAST MOMENT OF MARIE ANTOINETE (October 16, 1793)

31Jan54 CBS Sun

 

2.24 [46] You Are There: THE ORDEAL OF TOM PAINE

07Feb54 CBS Sun

 

2.25 [47] You Are There: THE HANGING OF CAPTAIN KIDD (May 23, 1701)

14Feb54 CBS Sun

cast

Henry Jones ....... Captain Kidd

 

2.26 [48] You Are There: THE FIRST COMMAND PERFORMANCE OF ROMEO AND JULIET ,1597

21Feb54 CBS Sun

written by Jeremy Daniel

cast

Douglas Watson

Rod Steiger

Kenneth Walken

Mildred Dunnock

John Baragrey

Bramwell Fletcher

Richard Newton

Kendall Clark

Jerome Kilty

 

2.27 [49] You Are There: THE TRIAL OF PETER ZENGER, 1734-35

07Mar54 CBS Sun

 

2.28 [50] You Are There: THE RESCUE OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY April 1, 1870)

14Mar54 CBS Sun

 

2.29 [51] You Are There: BURGOYNE'S SURRENDER AT SARATOGA (October 17, 1777)

21Mar54 CBS Sun

cast

Neva Patterson

 

2.30 [52] You Are There: THE CONSPIRACY OF CATHERINE GREAT (1762)

28Mar54 CBS Sun

cast

Christine White

Philip Bourneuf

Maria Riva

Frederic Tozere

Richard Purdy

 

2.31 [53] You Are There: THE OPENING OF KING TUT'S TOMB (November 26, 1922)

04Apr54 CBS Sun

 

2.32 [54] You Are There: PAUL REVERE'S RIDE (April 18, 1775)

11Apr54 CBS Sun

Narrated by Walter Cronkite
cast
Richard Branda ......... Paul Revere
E.G. Marshall .......... Sam Adams
Bert Convy ............. Dr. Warren
James Douglas .......... John Hancock
Michael Allison ........ General Gage
Stephen Elliott ........ Colonel Ruggles
Synopsis:
Sent by Dr. Warren across the Charles River in Charlestown,

Paul Revere was sent to warn the colonists of the troops movements. [RF]
 

2.33 [55] You Are There: THE EXECUTION OF MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS (February 8, 1587)

18Apr54 CBS Sun

cast

Carmen Mathews

Mildred Natwick

 

2.34 [56] You Are There: THE SURRENDER OF CORREGIDOR (May 6, 1942)

25Apr54 CBS Sun

cast

Paul Birch

Marshall Bradford

Tor Johnson

Sammee Tong

Harte Wayne

James Yagi

DeForest Kelley

Bob Losian

 

2.35 [57] You Are There: THE DEATH OF RASPUTIN (December 16, 1916)

02May54 CBS Sun

 

2.36 [58] You Are There: THE COURT MARTIAL OF MATA HARI (July 24, 1917)

09May54 CBS Sun

cast

Everett Sloane

 

2.37 [59] You Are There: THE SCOPES TRIAL (July, 1925)

16May54 CBS Sun

 

2.38 [60] You Are There: THE GREAT MOMENT OF HAILE SELASSIE (June 30, 1936)

23May54 CBS Sun

Synopsis:
Before the afternoon session of the League of Nations at Geneva, Switzerland,

the Ethiopian emperor delivers his famous speech against the Italian aggression in his land.

The scenes in which he appears are actual film clips from the historic day. [RF]

 

2.39 [61] You Are There: THE RISE OF GENGHIS KHAN, 1203

30May54 CBS Sun

cast

Raymond Bramley ....... Genghis Khan

Bruce Gordon ....... Togrue, Khan of the Karaits

 

2.40 [62] You Are There: THE DECISION OF ROBERT E. LEE (April 18, 1861)

06Jun54 CBS Sun

Synopsis:

The course of the war was altered on April 18, 1861, when the famed general

resolved to lead the Confederate armies, rather than the forces of the North. [RF]

 

2.41 [63] You Are There: THE FALL OF PARNELL (December 6, 1890)

13Jun54 CBS Sun

cast

Lorne Greene ....... Charles Stewart Parnell

Patrick McGoohan

 

2.42 [64] You Are There: THE CRISIS OF ANNE BOLEYN (May 16, 1536)

20Jun54 CBS Sun

cast

Beatrice Straight as Anne Boleyn

 

2.43 [65] You Are There: THE VOTE THAT MADE JEFFERSON PRESIDENT (December 17, 1801)

27Jun54 CBS Sun

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