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Hosted by Walter Cronkite
 Season 5 (CBS) (1956-57)
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

 

5.01 [141] You Are There: THE FALL OF FORT SUMTER (April 12, 1861)

02Sep56 CBS Sun

cast

Jeff Morrow

Paul Birch

Robert Bice

DeForest Kelley

Synopsis:
Southern guns fire on Fort Sumter, S.C., in April 1861 . . . and the Civil War begins.

 

5.02 [142] You Are There: THE GREAT DIAMOND FRAUD (November 1872)

09Sep56 CBS Sun

cast

Willis Bouchey  .... William C. Ralston
Frank Cady ........ John Stark
Will Wright ....... Philip Arnold
Parley Baer ....... Henry Janis
Robert Bray ....... Clarence King
Joe Di Reda ....... James Gardner
Tyler McVey ....... George Roberts
Dan Riss .......... George McClellan
Charles Meredith .. Charles Tiffany
Emmett Vogan ...... Horace Greeley
Lester Matthews ... Ganzel
Alfred Linder ..... Carl
Synopsis:
Two men use a phony diamond mine to dupe a bank and a jewel company.
 

5.03 [143] You Are There: DECATUR'S RAID AT TRIPOLI (February 16, 1804)

(aka The Courage of Stephen Decatur)
23Sep56 CBS Sun
Narrated by Walter Cronkite

cast

John Baer ......... Stephen Decatur
Mort Mills ........ Commodore Preble

Jerry Paris

Synopsis:
Stephen Decatur's daring nighttime raid at Tripoli becomes the

turning point in the U.S. war on the Barbary Coast pirates. [RF]

 

5.04 [144] You Are There: THE SCUTTLING OF THE GRAF SPEE (December 17, 1939)

30Sep56 CBS Sun

Producer James Fonda
Written by Bernard Girard and Don Clark
Directed by William D. Russell
Director of photography Lloyd Ahern
Editor, Richard H. Cahoon
Narrated by Walter Cronkite
cast
James Logan ...... Lt. Eric Tanney
Roland Varno ..... Lt. Gerhardt
Harlan Warde ..... Peterson (American Reporter)
Edward Colmans ... Shipwright
Richard Peel ..... English Sailor
Eric Snowden ..... English Sailor
Victor Millan .... Riveter
Rodolfo Hoyos .... Welder
Rico Alaniz ...... Clerk
Harold Dyrenforth .. German Official
Robin Hughes ..... British Official
Vincent Padula ... Uruguyan Secretary
Sasha Harden ..... German Sailor
Todd Hunter ...... Reporter
Grant Holcomb .... Reporter

Synopsis:
December 17, 1939, fighting breaks out among workers on

the docks when the crippled Nazi warship Graf Spee ties

up at neutral Montevideo, Uruguay for repairs. [RF]

 

5.05 [145] You Are There: MR. CHRISTIAN SEIZES THE BOUNTY (April 28, 1789)

07Oct56 CBS Sun

cast

Russell Johnson ......... Fletcher Christian

Jacques Aubuchon .......... Captain Bligh

Paul Collins ........... Peter Haywood
John Alderson
Noel Drayton
Synopsis:
April 28, 1789 Capt. William Bligh, brilliant young navigator,

stirs up hatred among his crew with his stern disciplinary methods.

 On assignment in the South Pacific, Bligh is engaged in transporting

breadfruit trees from Tahiti to West Indian plantations when master's

mate Fletcher Christian takes command of the ship "Bounty". [RF]
 

5.06 [146] You Are There: HITLER INVADES POLAND (September 1, 1939)

14Oct56 CBS Sun

Produced by James Fonda
Written by Jack Bennett
Directed by William D. Russell
Director of photography Lloyd Ahern
Editor, Richard H. Cahoon
Narrated by Walter Cronkite
cast
John Mylong ...... Marshal Smigly-Rudz
John Wengraf ..... Baron Von Weizsaker
Leslie Denison ... Sir Joseph Addison
Philip Tonge ..... Sir Neville Henderson
Ben Wright ....... Dr. Bauer
Gregory Gaye ..... Foreign Minister Beck
Kurt Katch ....... Polish Ambassador
John Banner ...... Nazi News Dealer
Harold Dyrenforth .. Captain
Terence De Marney .. Englishman
Hayden Rorke ..... American
Nan Boardman ..... French Woman
Lomax Study ...... Frenchman
Todd Hunter ...... Reporter
Bill Stout ....... Reporter

Synopsis:
Polish diplomats attempt to reach an understanding with the German foreign office. [RF]

 

5.07 [147] You Are There: DANIEL WEBSTER'S SACRIFICE TO SAVE THE UNION (March 7, 1850)

21Oct56 CBS Sun

Narrated by Walter Cronkite

cast

Morris Ankrum .......... Daniel Webster
Carl Benton Reid ....... John C. Calhoun

Ernestine Barrier

Whit Bissell

Richard Hale

Synopsis:
A debate between Senators John C. Calhoun and Daniel Webster

 has at stake the continuation of the Union.

Emerson and Thoreau comment on the debate. [RF]
 

[--] You Are There: SALEM WITCH TRIALS
28Oct56 CBS Sun (rebroadcast of 29Mar53)

 

[--] You Are There: THE TRIAL OF SUSAN B. ANTHONY (June 18, 1873)

(aka "SUSAN B. ANTHONY IS TRIED FOR VOTING)

 11Nov56 CBS Sun (rebroadcast from 23Jan55)

* Note this was the final episode of the series and the remaining

episodes were brought back in May of 1957.

** Narrator Walter Cronkite was now the host of a new documentary series   "Air Power".

 

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5.08 [148] You Are There: THE END OF THE DALTON GANG (October 5, 1892)

12May57 CBS Sun

Producer James Fonda
Teleplay by Jack Bennett
Directed by William D. Russell
Director of photography Lloyd Ahern
Editor, Richard H. Cahoon
Narrated by Walter Cronkite

cast

David Janssen ....... Graf Dalton

Ron Hargrave ...... Bob Dalton
Tyler McDuff ...... Emmett Dalton
James Anderson .... Bill Powers
Myron Healey ...... Dick Broadwell
Malcolm Atterbury.. George Cubine
James Bell ........ Isham
Wright King ....... Charley Ball
Herbert Butterfield ... Frank Benson
Roy Engel ......... Charley Gump
Phil Chambers ..... Marshal Connelly
Kay Kuter ......... John Kloehr
Sarah Selby ....... Mrs. Haskins
Paula Winslowe .... Woman
Robert Hyatt ...... Boy

Synopsis:
Story of the Dalton Boys riding back into their hometown of Coffeyville, KS

after 3 years of robbery and lawlessness in the West. [RF]

 

5.09 [149] You Are There: THE OVERTHROW OF THE TWEED RING (November 19, 1874)

26May57 CBS Sun

Narrated by Walter Cronkite
cast
Paul Maxey ............. "Boss" Tweed
Edgar Barrier .......... Nast
Paul Birch ............. George Jones
Sam Finn

Herbert Rudley

Synopsis:
In 1871, the editor of the New York Times leads a crusade

against the corrupt political reign of Tammany Hall and its leader "Boss" Tweed. [RF]

 

5.10 [150] You Are There: THE ATTEMPT TO ASSASSINATE THEODORE ROOSEVELT (October 14, 1912)

02Jun57 CBS Sun

cast

Roland Winters

 

5.11 [151] You Are There: THE BANK HOLIDAY CRISIS OF March 6, 1933 (final episode)

09Jun57 CBS Sun

cast

Cyril Delevanti

Byron Foulger

Dayton Lummis

Katherine Warren

 

[--] You Are There: THE SALEM WITCH TRIALS

21Jul57 CBS Sun (rebroadcast of 29Mar53)

 

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