CTVA US Legal Drama - "Slattery's People" (Bing Crosby/CBS) Season 1 (1964-65)

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Starring Richard Crenna as James Slattery
Season 1 (CBS) (1964-65)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Tom Alger, Rina Fox
references:-
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)


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CBS Mondays 10:00 pm Eastern (26 episodes)

 1.01 Slattery's People: QUESTION: WHAT IS THE TRUTH?
21Sept64 CBS Mon
Directed by Lamont Johnson
Written by James E. Moser
Guest cast:
James Whitmore ......... Representative Harry Sanborn
Elizabeth Allen ........ Pat Russell
Malachi Throne ......... Representative Carl Butler
Leora Dana ............. Mary Sanborn
Berkeley Harris ........ Senator Bart Elliott
Gary Walberg ........... Alan Morrow
Synopsis:
Slattery is to head a committee investigating charges against illegal
procedure behind an opposing bill by fellow legislator Harry Sanborn. [RF]

1.02 Slattery's People: QUESTION: WHY THE LONELY? ..... WHY THE MISBEGOTTEN?
28Sept64 CBS Mon
Written by Barry Trivers
Guest cast:
Torin Thatcher ......... Walter Cameron
Tommy Sands ............ Jed Haskell
Paul Lambert ........... Elwood Benson
Charles Francisco ...... Donovan
Synopsis:
With election time approaching, Slattery is asked to help an American
GI, who defected to the Vietcong---regain his citizenship. [RF]

1.03 [--] Slattery's People: QUESTION: REMEMBER THE DARK SINS OF YOUTH?
05Oct64 CBS Mon
Script by Dean Riesner
Guest cast:
Arthur Hill ............ Dr. George Allison
Michael Constantine .... Paul Hungerford
Joan Blackman .......... Pat Allison
Steve Ihnat ............ Senator Buckmaster
Synopsis:
Slattery urges Dr. George Allison to continue as president of the State School
Board, although both know that the Hungerford newspaper chain is after Allison's hide. [RF]

1.04 Slattery's People: QUESTION: WHATEVER HAPPENED TO EZRA?
12Oct64 CBS Mon
Guest cast:
Ed Wynn ................ Ezra Tallicott
Richard Kiley .......... Dr. Robert Kelly
David White ............ Dr. James Freeman
Hilda Brawner .......... Anne Wilder
Synopsis:
When 86-year-old Ezra Tallicott learns that a unique state institution
may be closed, he bicycles to the state capital to enlist Slattery's aid. [RF]

1.05 Slattery's People: QUESTION: WHAT ARE YOU DOING OUT THERE, WALDO?
19Oct64 CBS Mon
Guest cast:
Sally Kellerman ........ Della Murphy
Joe Maross ............. Robert Rossman
Susan Flannery ......... Nancy Rossman
Ned Glass .............. Charles Harmon
Sheila Bromley ......... Mrs. Ewing
Paul Fix ............... Jonas Ewing
S. John Launer ......... Senator Joseph
Bea Silvern ............ Molly Daniel
Synopsis:
Lobbyist Della Murphy is using her considerable charm on Slattery---she
wants his help in repealing a bill prohibiting political activity by state employees. [RF]

1.06 Slattery's People: QUESTION: WHAT BECAME OF THE WHITE TORTILLA?
26Oct64 CBS Mon
Directed by Sydney Pollack
Written by Jack Raphael Guss & William P. McGivern
Guest cast:
Ricardo Montalban ...... Rodriguez
Miriam Colon ........... Elena Delgado
Lane Bradford .......... Joe Anderson
Milton Selzer .......... Harold Leeds
Felix Locher ........... Old Man
Synopsis:
Freshman legislator Tomas Rodriguez shows great promise---if he can control his persecution complex. [RF]

1.07 [--] Slattery's People: QUESTION: WHERE VANISHED THE TRAGIC PIPER?
02Nov64 CBS Monday 10:00pm
Script by Anthony Lawrence
Guest Cast:
Larry Gates ............. Angus Rosebury
Lee Grant ............... Vera Donion
Burt Brinckerhoff ....... James Rowan
Davey Davison ........... Annette Rowan
Jason Wintergreen ....... Mr. Samuels
Synopsis:
Slattery's acting on behalf of James and Annette Rowan, who will lose the Korean orphan 
they've adopted if the agency that placed the child is found illegal as charged. [TA]

1.08 [--] Slattery's People: QUESTION: IS LAURA THE NAME OF THE GAME?
09Nov64 CBS Mon (rerun 28Jun65)
Script by Norman Katkov [RF]
Guest Cast: [RF]
Jack Warden ........... Harry Tamaris
Georgann Johnson ...... Laura Tamaris
James Hong ............ Wing Fong
James Griffith ........ Emmett Logan
Lew Brown ............. Bryan Chalmers
Arthur Peterson ....... Representative Joe Anderson
Joyce Meadows ......... Gert
Dennis Robertson ...... Messenger
Synopsis:
Harry Tamiris has been passed over as the party's choice to fill a Congressional vacancy. [TA]

1.09 [--] Slattery's People: QUESTION: WHAT IS A GENIUS WORTH THIS WEEK?
16Nov64 CBS Mon 10:00pm
Script by Jack Raphael Guss
Guest Cast: [RF]
Paul Burke ............. Dr. Robert Harrison
Arch Johnson ........... Rep. Ed Mahoney
Cyril Delevanti ........ Julius Wald
Nancy Berg ............. Alpha Harrison
Bert Freed ............. Garvey Brack
Gavin MacLeod .......... Lindstrom
Robert H. Harris ....... Simon Karp
George Brenlin ......... John Morse
Synopsis:
Because he insists on accepting research projects instead of
manufacturing contracts, scientist Robert Harrison's plant faces a
shutdown and Williamton faces the loss of its only industry. The town
fathers ask Slattery to get rid of Harrison. [TA]

1.10 Slattery's People: QUESTION: WHAT IS HONOR ... WHAT IS DEATH?
23Nov64 CBS Mon
Written by William P. McGivern
Guest Cast:
Barry Sullivan ......... James Patrick Shepherd
Phillip Abbott ......... Harry Colby
Jeanette Nolan ......... Susan Shepherd
Len Wayland ............ Carstairs
Colleen Peters ......... Marlyn
Robert Cinder .......... Gibbond
Synopsis:
Slattery's opposed to a bill that would grant a multimillion-dollar tax
rebate to eight corporations, and so is James Patrick Shepherd, a
seriously ill member of the opposition party. Lobbyist Harry Colby would
use any means to get the measure approved - and when he learns that
Shephard is seriously ill, the lobbyist is certain he's found just the way. [RF]

1.11 Slattery's People: QUESTION: DO THE IGNORANT SLEEP IN PURE WHITE BEDS?
30Nov64 CBS Mon
Written by ??
Guest cast:
Charles Aidman ......... Tom Mulgay
Peggy McCay ............ Evelyn Breland
Andrew Duggan .......... Edward Breland
Allan Hunt ............. Kevin Ellsworth
Lori Martin ............ Susan
Synopsis:
Slattery tries to pass a sex-education bill. Complicating the issue:
well-meaning teacher Tom Mulgay. [RF]

1.12 [--] Slattery's People: QUESTION: WHICH ONE HAS THE PRIVILEGE?
07Dec64 CBS Mon
Script by Norman Katkov
Guest cast:
DeForest Kelley ........ Gregg Wilson
Ed Binns ............... Representative Paul Carlson
Phyllis Coates ......... Helen Mayfield
Patricia Joyce ......... Sarah Middleton
Louise Lewis ........... Margaret Lennon
Robert J. Stevenson .... Webster
Synopsis:
Capital newsman Frank Radcliff breaks a story implying that someone who had
knowledge of House committee decisions on highways took a bribe. When
Radcliff refuses to reveal his source for the item, he faces loss of his
press credentials. [RF]

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Changes from CBS Mondays to CBS Fridays
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1.13 Slattery's People: QUESTION: HOW LONG IS THE SHADOW OF A MAN?
01Jan65 CBS Fri
Script by Bob & Wanda Duncan
Guest cast:
Vera Miles ............. Lucy Hampton
Gene Lyons ............. Lou Shepley
John Pickard ........... Vance Durant
Lloyd Gough ............ Perovich
Walter Brooke .......... Arnold Hampton
Templeton Fox .......... Elsie
Synopsis:
Slattery is answering a personal attack on the House floor when his
adversary, Arnold Hampton, is felled by a heart attack. Hampton's widow
is elected to replace her late husband and she lets it be known she holds
Slattery personally accountable for her husband's death. [RF]

1.14 Slattery's People: QUESTION: WHAT'S A REQUIEM FOR A LOSER?
08Jan65 CBS
Written by Jack Raphael Guss
Guest cast:
Martin Milner .......... Representative Scott Fleming
Barbara Feldon ......... Aurora Fleming
Carl Benton Reid ....... Clyde Crane
Warren Oates ........... Eugene Henson
Ed Prentiss ............ Haydon
Synopsis:
Two men need Slattery's help a freshman legislator whose bill to repeal
capital punishment is locked in committee, and a convict on death row. [RF]

1.15 Slattery's People: QUESTION: WHAT DID YOU DO ALL DAY, MR. SLATTERY?
15Jan65 CBS
Written by William P. McGivern
Guest cast:
Carroll O'Connor ....... Victor Newleaf
Don Keefer ............. George Farnum
Eduardo Ciannelli ...... Karl Frankic
Sallie Brophy .......... Kay Bryant
Charles Drake .......... David Bryant
Denver Pyle ............ George Ward
Eddie Rosson ........... Marty Frankic
Lee Krieger ............ Tom Devlin
Whit Bissell ........... Combs
Michael Pataki ......... John Frankic
Arthur Franz ........... Morris
Russ Conway ............ Grant
Richard Reeves ......... Guilfoil
Michael Hinn ........... Sheriff Cooper
Synopsis:
On a day loaded with appointments, Slattery races the clock in an effort to block a friend's extradition. [RF]

1.16 Slattery's People: QUESTION: HOW DO YOU FALL IN LOVE WITH A TOWN?
22Jan65 CBS
Guest cast:
Frank Marth ............ Roger Blaine
R.G. Armstrong ......... Jonathan Blaine
Julie Sommars .......... Electra Walton
James Dunn ............. Samuel Walton
L.Q. Jones ............. Kelly Simpson
Karl Lukas ............. Hensen
Lee Tracy .............. Ben Gifford
Patience Cleveland ..... Miss Perris
Synopsis:
A town is dominated by a mill owner. [RF]

1.17 Slattery's People: QUESTION: DOES NERO STILL AT RINGSIDE SIT?
05Feb65 CBS
Script by Dean Riesner
Guest cast:
Gene Evans ............. Colonel Thomas McAllen
Robert Blake ........... Jerry Leon
Madlyn Rhue ............ Lupe Leon
Richard Anderson ....... Jim Cummings
Val Avery .............. Lou Teller
Preston Hanson ......... Gil Peterson
John Lupton ............ Jimmy Conlin
Harvey Stephens ........ Lewis Wanamaker
Synopsis:
Slattery seeks to ban professional boxing. [RF]

1.18 Slattery's People: QUESTION: HOW DO YOU CATCH A COOL BIRD OF PARADISE?
12Feb65 CBS
Script by Michael Zagor
Directed by Mark Rydell
Guest cast:
Frank Maxwell .......... Representative Otto Lester
Simon Oakland .......... Murray Keller
Raymond St. Jacques .... Bud Rollins
Sidney Clute ........... Representative Sam Norris
James Davidson ......... Tony Keller
June Dayton ............ Lillian Keller
Susan Bay .............. Jan Riggs
Tony Becker ............ Don Schantz
Sean MacGregor ......... Addict
Synopsis:
Slattery agrees with teacher Murray Keller's drive to stop drug
pushers, but Keller's bill would violate a defendant's civil rights. [RF]

1.19 Slattery's People: QUESTION: WHEN DO WE HANG THE GOOD SAMARITAN?
19Feb65 CBS
Written by Bob & Wanda Duncan
Guest cast:
Claude Akins ........... Dr. Roy Kirk
Barbara Eden ........... Lucrecia Kirk
Joe Brooks ............. Sam Fancher
Marge Redmond .......... Elsie Fancher
William Hansen ......... Adam Smith
Michael Hinn ........... Sheriff Hawkins
Harlan Warde ........... Dr. Gregory
Owen Bush .............. Finley
Larry Ward ............. Jackson
Jack Orrison ........... Porter
H.E. West .............. Judge
Synopsis:
After failing to save the life of an injured fisherman, Dr. Roy Kirk faces a malpractice suit. [RF]

1.20 Slattery's People: QUESTION: IS DEMOCRACY TOO EXPENSIVE THIS YEAR?
26Feb65 CBS
Written by S. Lee Pogostin
Directed by Robert Gist
Guest cast:
Ed Begley .............. Harvey Peabody
Stephen Brooks ......... Ben Styx
Ann Elder .............. Myra Styx
John Larch ............. Professor Jonathan Styx
Debbie Megowan ......... Lisa Styx
Rosemary Murphy ........ Beth Styx
Johnny Whittaker ....... Douglas Styx
Sara Seegar ............ Harriet Pincuss
Herb Ellis ............. Reporter
Synopsis:
The high cost of political campaigns is examined in this drama. [RF]

1.21 Slattery's People: QUESTION: DID HE WHO MADE THE LAMB MAKE THEE?
05Mar65 CBS
Written by William P. McGivern
Directed by Richard C. Sarafian
Guest cast:
Janice Rule ............ Dr. Kay Pearson
James Patterson ........ Adam Marsten
Wesley Addy ............ Dr. Ralph Newsome
Ken Lynch .............. George Carr
Alfred Ryder ........... Dutton
Paul Geary ............. Johnny Ramos (recurring)
Booth Colman ........... Judge
Synopsis:
Dr. Kay Pearson is sued for slander after telling the police that a
child she treated appeared to be the victim of a vicious beating. [RF]

1.22 Slattery's People: QUESTION: WHO YOU TAKIN' TO THE MAIN EVENT, EDDIE?
12Mar65 CBS
Guest cast:
Zohra Lampert .......... Assistant District Attorney Arlene Mancuso
Warren Stevens ......... Arnold Layton
Bartlett Robinson ...... Representative Jasper Bennett
Percy Rodriguez ........ Eddie Brookman
Cicely Tyson ........... Sarah Brookman
Tige Andrews ........... Horse
Paul Geary ............. Johnny Ramos (recurring)
Robert Lieb ............ Fisher
Robert DeCoy ........... Dr. Glenn
Synopsis:
Assistant DA Arlene Mancuso wants to expose gambling czar Arnold Layton. [RF]

1.23 Slattery's People: QUESTION: WHAT'S NEW IN TIMBUCTOO?
19Mar65 CBS
Guest cast:
Pat O'Brien ............ Assemblyman Raymond J. O'Riordan
Nancy Wickwire ......... Liz O'Riordan
G.B. Atwater ........... Angus Winters
John Lasell ............ George Allen
Harry Lauter ........... Webster
David McLean ........... Arthur Wozchek
Frank Evans ............ Moderator
Synopsis:
Veteran assemblyman Raymond O'Riordan is attacked verbally on the floor
of the House by a member of his own party. [RF]

1.24 Slattery's People: QUESTION: BILL BAILEY WHY DID YOU COME HOME?
02Apr65 CBS
Written by Stanford Whitmore
Guest cast:
Forrest Tucker ......... Bill Bailey
Fred Clark ............. Jim Lorgan
Russ Conway ............ Marvin Frant
Logan Field ............ Jeffrey Andrews
Kathleen Freeman ....... Mrs. Lorgan
Charles Irving ......... Sam Garnett
Louise Troy ............ Evelyn Willis
Len Wayland ............ Mike Harcourt
Matty Jordan ........... Wrecker
Stuart Nisbet .......... Police Officer
Marie Worsham .......... Shrill Mother
Katie Sweet ............ Small Girl
Synopsis:
Millionaire Bill Bailey is a bit eccentric. He buys a house in his old
neighborhood and then promptly tears it down. [RF]

1.25 Slattery's People: QUESTION: WHAT TIME IS THE NEXT BANDWAGON?
09Apr65 CBS
Written by Preston Wood
Guest cast:
Ford Rainey ............ Daniel Ralston
Dianne Foster .......... Claudia Strickland
Murray Hamilton ........ Edward Tillman
Jonathan Hawke ......... James Seabrook
Robert J. Stevenson .... Harry Finster
Joan Tompkins .......... Dorothy Ralston
S. John Launer ......... Chairman
Synopsis:
Slattery's working to get convention votes for gubernatorial hopeful
Dan Ralston and Claudia Strickland is working just as hard to block the nomination. [RF]

1.26 Slattery's People: QUESTION: WHAT'S A SWANSONG FOR A SPARROW?
16Apr65 CBS
Guest cast:
Elsa Lanchester ........ Louella Woodward
Frank Marth ............ Jasper Bennett
Sorrell Booke .......... Max Rice
Russell Collins ........ Jim Cummings
Sidney Clute ........... Owen Gregory
Robert Ball ............ August Sneed
Merritt Bohn ........... Comstock
Al Freeman Jr. ......... Arthur Courtney
Ben Yaffee ............. Schwartz
Synopsis:
Louella Woodward is determined to prevent the state from running a highway through her land. [RF]

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Summer Reruns
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[--] 28Jun65 CBS Mon - rerun of #1.08 "Is Laura the name of the game?" (first aired 09Nov64)

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