CTVA US Drama - "The Bold Ones: The Senator" (NBC) (1970-71)

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"The Bold Ones: The Senator"

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Universal Television Production.
Universal City Studios, Inc., an MCA Company

for
NBC (Sundays 10:00 PM ET)
Political dramas - 8 episodes x 60 min
1970-71 (13Sep70-28Feb71; Reruns end 22Aug71)
Produced by William Sackheim
starring
Hal Holbrook as Senator Hays Stowe (1970-71)
Sharon Acker as Ellen Stowe
Cindy Eilbacher as Norma Stowe
Michael Tolan as Jordan Boyle

 [--] The Bold Ones: The Senator: A CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER (2hr Pilot TV Film)
21Mar70 NBC
Universal TV
Produced by William Sackheim
Associate Producer, John Badham
Teleplay by Henri Simoun (Howard Rodman) & A.J. Russell
Story by A.J. Russell & S.S. Schweitzer
Directed by James Goldstone
Director of Photography, Bill Butler
Original Music by Billy Goldenberg
*
Cast (in credits order)
Hal Holbrook .............. Hays Stowe
E.G. Marshall ............. Senator Stowe
Joseph Campanella ......... Jordan Boyle
Jack Albertson ............ Dr. Chanute
Pat Hingle ................ Salem Chase
Sharon Acker .............. Erin Stowe
James Douglas ............. Howard Eager
Mike Kellin ............... Prof. Duke
Jeff Corey ................ Beiseker
Bernie Hamilton ........... House
Michael Bell .............. Elliot Morse
Cindy Eilbacher ........... Norma Stowe
Adrienne Marden ........... Amanda Shamokin
Harry Basch ............... Health Commissioner
Robert Heinz .............. Preston Gardiner
Marian Collier ............ Nurse
*
Synopsis:
The son of a U.S. Senator takes on the cause of clean air when a friend dies of emphysema.

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2.01 [25] The Bold Ones: The Senator #1: TO TASTE OF DEATH BUT ONCE
13-Sep-1970 NBC Sun
Starring:
Hal Holbrook (as Senator Hays Stowe)
Guest cast:
Gerald S. O'Loughlin ......... Traynor
James Wainwright ............. Hyatt
Michael Bell ................. Shaw
Barry Brown .................. Steve Lasco
Frank Campanella ............. Detective
Synopsis:
Senator Hays Stowe accepts an invitation to speak at Garbury College despite
a threat on his life. Topic of his speech: "The Practical Uses of Dissent
in the 1970s." [RF]

 2.04 [28] The Bold Ones: The Senator #2: THE DAY THE LION DIED
4Oct70 NBC Sun
guest stars
Will Geer (The Waltons)
Ann Doran (Rebel Without A Cause)
Frank Maxwell
 
2.08 [32] The Bold Ones: The Senator #3: POWER PLAY
1Nov70 NBC Sun
guest stars
Burgess Meredith (Batman)
Anna Lee
Michael C. Gwynne
Holly Near

2.11 [35] The Bold Ones: The Senator #4: A CONTINUAL ROAR OF MUSKETRY part 1 *****
22Nov70 NBC Sun
2.12 [36] The Bold Ones: The Senator #5: A CONTINUAL ROAR OF MUSKETRY part 2 *****
29Nov70 NBC Sun
written by David W. Rintels
directed by Robert Day
Starring:
Hal Holbrook (as Senator Hays Stowe)
Guest cast:
John Marley .............. Town Mayor
Laurence Luckinbill ...... University Chancellor
John Randolph ............ Governor
Robert Pratt ............. Student Leader
Pamela McMyler ........... Student Leader's Girlfriend
Edward Binns
Paul Stewart
Bernie Hamilton
Noam Pitlik (producer/writer? of Barney Miller)
Randolph Mantooth (Emergency)
Based upon the campus unrest that resulted in student shootings at
Kent State & Jackson Universities in the 1970's by the National
Guard. This episode was noted as the most prestigious
of the Emmy-award winning "The Senator" segment of "The Bold Ones".


 2.18 [42] The Bold Ones: The Senator #6: SOMEDAY THEY'LL ELECT A PRESIDENT
17Jan71 NBC Sun
guest stars
John Randolph
Murray Hamilton
Kermit Murdock

 2.21 [45] The Bold Ones: The Senator #7: GEORGE WASHINGTON TOLD A LIE
7Feb71 NBC Sun
guest stars
Reni Santoni
Louise Sorel,
Malcolm Atterbury
Robert Donner (Mork & Mindy)
George Mitchell
Although the natives do chant "George Washington Is a Liar" at the start, the actual name of the episode is
"George Washington Told a Lie".
Note: guest star Reni Santoni appeared in the film "Dirty Harry" (Clint Eastwood's partner). [PA]

 2.24 [48] The Bold Ones: The Senator #8: A SINGLE BLOW OF THE SWORD
(final episode of "The Senator" segment of "The Bold Ones")
28Feb71 NBC Sun (rerun 22Aug71)
Written by Jerrold Freedman
Directed by John Badham
Starring:
Hal Holbrook (as Senator Hays Stowe)
Guest cast:
Logan Ramsey ........... Frank Dixon
David Sheiner .......... Glouster
Lincoln Kilpatrick ..... Isaac Johnson
Kate Hawley ............ Jenny
Synopsis:
A high stakes battle between a U.S. Senator and a zealous government watchdog.
Senator Stowe's efforts to save a self-help poverty bill against a hard-boiled
civil-service accountant who intends to prove that Stowe's poverty program
appointee - a black ghetto minister - has been misusing funds.. [RF]
*Note: Considered to be the best performance by Hal Holbrook for the entire series.

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