CTVA US Talk Show - "Night Beat" (-)(1956-58)

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Night Beat (1956-58)
 Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
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Host Mike Wallace (09Oct56-31May57)
Host John Wingate (04Jun57-06Jun58)
Moderator Howard Whitman (02Dec57-27Feb58)

US Late Night Talk Show 1956-58

"Night Beat" (09Oct56 to 29Nov57)(Tuesday to Friday 11pm to 12am)
"Probe" debuts 21Oct57 (Mondays only)
Title changes to "Probe and Night Beat" with Howard Whitman and John Wingate (02Dec57 to 27Feb58)(Monday to Friday)
Reverts back to "Night Beat" hosted by John Wingate (28Feb58 to 06Jun58)(Monday to Friday)

(also known as Mike Wallace’s Night Beat and sometimes spelled Nightbeat)

*Note: Precursor to "The Mike Wallace Interview".

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[01] Night Beat [Premiere]
09Oct1956 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews Robert Wagner, Mayor of New York City
and Victor Riesel, a labor columnist who had been blinded in an acid attack on April 5th, 1956.

[02] Night Beat
The ASCAP-B.M.I. feud

[03] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Kitty Carlisle
Moss Hart
and Harry Belafonte.

[04] Night Beat
12Oct1956 Fri
Mike Wallace interviews


[05] Night Beat
16Oct1956 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews Maura Lympany

[06] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews

[07] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Attorney General Jacob K. Javits
and Arch Oboler.

[08] Night Beat
19Oct1956 Fri
Mike Wallace interviews Betsy Von Furstenberg


[09] Night Beat
23Oct1956 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews Finlay Currie discusses "Age Discrimination".

[10] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Sloan Simpson
and Danton Walker.

[11] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Katy Jurado
and Carol Heiss.

[12] Night Beat
26Oct1956 Fri
Fashionorama Preview


[13] Night Beat
30Oct1956 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews Attorney General Jacob K. Javits

[14] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Drew Pearson

[15] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Joshua Logan

[16] Night Beat
02Nov1956 Fri
Mike Wallace interviews Sol Hurok


[--] Night Beat
05Nov1956 Mon
pre-empted Political talks.

[--] Night Beat
06Nov1956 Tue
pre-empted for Election coverage (all networks)

[17] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Billie Holiday
and William J. Keating.

[18] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Bennett Cerf
and Dr. I.M. Levitt.

[19] Night Beat
09Nov1956 Fri
Mike Wallace interviews William Zeckendorf
and Letetia Baldridge.


[20] Night Beat
13Nov1956 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews John Cameron Swayze
and Eddie Condon.

[21] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Marion Marlowe

[22] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews

[23] Night Beat
16Nov1956 Fri
Mike Wallace interviews Herman Shumlin


[24] Night Beat
20Nov1956 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews Eli Wallach
and George Axelrod.

[25] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Louis Nizer
and Bonnie Trudden.

[26] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Cornelia Otis Skinner
and Dr. Lester Coleman

[27] Night Beat
23Nov1956 Fri
Mike Wallace interviews Shawnee Smith


[28] Night Beat
27Nov1956 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews Joe E. Brown

[29] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Orson Bean
and George Zaharias.

[30] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews restauranteur Toots Shor
and humorist Harry Hershfield

[31] Night Beat
30Nov1956 Fri
Mike Wallace interviews Judge Samuel Leibowitz
and publisher Robert Harrison.


[32] Night Beat
04Dec1956 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews Phillippe of the Waldorf.

[33] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Chester Bowles
and Anna Kross.

[34] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Mr. John
and Harry Dube.

[35] Night Beat
07Dec1956 Fri
Mike Wallace interviews Salvador Dali.


[36] Night Beat
11Dec1956 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews Don Newcombe
and Siobhan McKenna.

[37] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews H.V. Kaltenborn
and Leslie Bain.

[38] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews James A. Wechsler
and Harry Dube.

[39] Night Beat
14Dec1956 Fri
Mike Wallace interviews David Wayne
and Judge Hyman Barshay.


[40] Night Beat
18Dec1956 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews Floyd Patterson
and Dr. Franz Polgar.

[41] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Edward Ford

[42] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews George Fielding Eliot

[43] Night Beat
21Dec1956 Fri
Mike Wallace interviews Elsa Maxwell
and Rex Stout.


[44] Night Beat
25Dec1956 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews Dr. Smiley Blanton

[45] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Congressman Adam Clayton Powell

[46] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Donald J. McNamara
and Ed Williams.

[47] Night Beat
28Dec1956 Fri
Mike Wallace interviews Fanny Hurst
and Walter Slezak.


[48] Night Beat
01Jan1957 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews Chief Magistrate John M. Murtagh
and cartoonist Walt Kelly.

[49] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Menasha Skulnik
and Elaine Malbin.

[50] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Don Budge
and author Al Morgan.

[51] Night Beat
04Jan1957 Fri
Mike Wallace interviews General Pat Hurley
and actress Lisa Ferraday.


[52] Night Beat
08Jan1957 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews Mordecai Kidron, who discusses Israel and the Middle East
and author Peter Freuchen.

[53] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews songwriter Dorothy Fields
and Hugh Hefner editor and publisher of Playboy magazine.

[54] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Dr. Fayez Sayegh, Director of the Arab States Delegation
and William S. White, correspondent of the New York Times and author.

[55] Night Beat
11Jan1957 Fri
Mike Wallace interviews Lowell Thomas Jr.
and Broadway impresario Nils Thor Granlund (N.T.G.).


[56] Night Beat
15Jan1957 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews ballet dancer Andre Eglevsky
and Rev. James H. Robinson, who is active in the N.A.A.C.P.

[57] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Alabama-born author William Bradford Huie
and Marty Snyder, President Eisenhower's ex-mess sergeant and author.

[58] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews actress Ilka Chase
and Rabbi Elmer Berger, an American in opposition to Zionism.

[59] Night Beat
18Jan1957 Fri
Mike Wallace interviews Julius Helfand, New York State Boxing Commissioner
and singer-actress Lillian Roth author of "I'll Cry Tomorrow".


[60] Night Beat
22Jan1957 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews actor Joseph Schildkraut
and lawyer Melvin Belli.

[61] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews producer Huntington Hartford
and retired industrialist Gerard B. Lambert.

[62] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews musicologist Dr. Sigmund Spaeth
and comedian Joey Adams.

[63] Night Beat
25Jan1957 Fri
Mike Wallace interviews Norman Thomas, former Socialist candidate for President
and comedian Sam Levenson.


[64] Night Beat
29Jan1957 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews Traffic Commission T.T. Wiley
and actress Elaine Stritch.

[65] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews actor Sidney Poitier
and author Marjorie Winter.

[66] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews pawnbroker Clarence Kaskel
and Prof. Pitirim Sorokin, author of "The American Sex Revolution".

[67] Night Beat
01Feb1957 Fri
Mike Wallace interviews Gospel singer Mahalia Jackson
and former featherweight boxing champion Willie Pep.


[68] Night Beat
05Feb1957 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews sportswriter Jimmy Cannon
and Rabbi Irving Miller, chairman of the American Zionist Council.

[69] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Emile Zola Berman defense attorney for Sgt. Matthew McKeon
and Broadway Press Agent Richard Maney.

[70] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews actress Nina Foch
and Meyer Levin author of "Compulsion".

[71] Night Beat
08Feb1957 Fri
Mike Wallace interviews actress Anna May Wong
and Ernest Christie, head of the Weather Bureau.


[72] Night Beat
12Feb1957 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews Broadway composer Dick Adler
and Dr. Daniel Poling, editor and clergyman.

[73] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews actor William Benton
and actress Gretchen Wyler.

[74] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Seymour Berkson, newspaper publisher
and Michael J. Quill, president of Transport Workers Union.

[75] Night Beat
15Feb1957 Fri
Mike Wallace interviews Steve Allen
and Dame Sybil Thorndike.


[76] Night Beat
19Feb1957 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews actor Ben Gazzara
and Robert Foreman, an advertising agency vice president.

[77] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Dr. Samuel Z. Freedman, president of the New York Country Medical Society
and Dr. Joseph Janse, president of the National College of Chiropractic.

[78] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Pete Taranova member of the Governor's Commission on Narcotics.

[79] Night Beat
22Feb1957 Fri
Mike Wallace interviews actor Don Ameche
and Prof. Kenneth Galbraith of Harvard.


[80] Night Beat
26Feb1957 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews Earl Browder
and Admiral William F. Halsey

[81] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews composer-arranger Morton Gould.

[82] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews actor Cyril Ritchard
and Elaine Carrington, writer of radio serials.

[83] Night Beat
01Mar1957 Fri
Mike Wallace interviews sportswriter John Lardner.


[84] Night Beat
05Mar1957 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews Norman Mailer author of "The Naked and the Dead"
and Judge Hubert T. Delany, chairman of the Intergroup Committee on New York's Public Schools.

[85] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Dr. Donald R. Wilson, president of Oglethorpe University in Georgia
and wrestler-actor "Tiger" Joe Marsh.

[86] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews stockerbroker Gerald M. Loeb
and Hilda Chester, a Brooklyn Dodger fan.

[87] Night Beat
08Mar1957 Fri
Mike Wallace interviews Dr. Corliss Lamont, author and philospher
and an unidentified ex-convict who has just been released from prison.


[88] Night Beat
12Mar1957 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews Dean Margaret Kiley of Queens College
and William Buckley, author of "God and Man at Yale", who is making a return guest appearance.

[89] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews world citizen and traveler Garry Davis
and George F. Kennan ("Russia Leaves the War") the non-fiction winner of this year's National Book Awards.

[90] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Dr. Andrew C. Ivy of the University of Illinois, a cancer research specialist
and tennis player Bill Talbert.

[91] Night Beat
15Mar1957 Fri
Mike Wallace interviews Judge Walter Hart of the Brooklyn Supreme Court
and Walter Sullivan, New York Times correspondent.


[92] Night Beat
19Mar1957 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews General Patrick Ryan, head of the Army Chaplain Corps
and Rosie Dolly, one of the song and dance team Dolly Sisters.

[93] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Tony Galento, former boxer and wrestler
and Don Rogers, financial editor of the New York Herald Tribune.

[94] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews actress Butterfly McQueen
and William Buckley Jr. author of "God and Man at Yale" who makes a return appearance.

[95] Night Beat
22Mar1957 Fri
Mike Wallace interviews critic-author Cleveland Amory
and Dr. T.F. Tsiang, Nationalist China's delegate to the U.N.


[96] Night Beat
26Mar1957 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews O. John Rogge who discusses brain washing
and actress Carolyn Jones.

[97] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews New York Post columnist Sylvia Porter
and Dan Dale Alexander author of the book "Arthritis and Common Sense".

[98] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews saxophone player Stan Getz.

[--] Night Beat
29Mar1957 Fri
Filmed repeat of interviews with attorney Emile Zola Berman
and press agent Dick Maney.


[99] Night Beat
02Apr1957 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews Sir Pierson Dixon
and India Edwards.

[100] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews literary critic John W. Aldridge
and Charlotte Adams, housekeeping editor of "Charm" magazine.

[101] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Will Rogers Jr.
and John R. Beale, Washington correspondent for Time magazine.

[102] Night Beat
05Apr1957 Fri
Mike Wallace interviews Bosley Crowther film critic of The New York Times
and baritone Robert Weede.


[103] Night Beat
09Apr1957 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews author Erskine Caldwell
and French film actor Gerard Phillipe.

[104] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews circus impresario George Hamid
and French film actress Micheline Presle.

[105] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews
Rev. Gardner C. Taylor, a member of the Mayor's Commission on Intergroup Relations
and tennis player Gussie Moran.

[106] Night Beat
12Apr1957 Fri
Mike Wallace interviews author Bertram D. Wolfe
and Eileen Ford co-owner of the Ford Modeling Agency.


[107] Night Beat
16Apr1957 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews Thurgood Marshall, special counsel for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
and Jean Dalrymple, director of the City Center.

[108] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews Mrs. Joe Louis
and Dr. Israel Goldstein, one of the founders of the National Conference of Christians and Jews.

[109] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews actress Maureen Stapleton
and comedian Joey Adams.

[110] Night Beat
19Apr1957 Fri
Mike Wallace interviews David Schoenbrun, CBS correspondent in Paris
and former lightweight boxing champion Barney Ross.


[111] Night Beat
23Apr1957 Tue
Mike Wallace interviews entertainer Sammy Davis Jr.
and circus clown Felix Adler.

[112] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews journalist Carl Rowan
and Bowery denizen Ray Salyer.

[113] Night Beat
Mike Wallace interviews British comedienne Hermione Gingold
and Eugene Castle, who has written a book about American foreign aid.

[114] Night Beat
26Apr1957 Fri
Mike Wallace interviews Rev. John La Farge, S.J. author of "A Report on American Jesuits"
and writer-critic Gilbert Seldes.


[115] Night Beat
30Apr1957 Tue
Guests are
Judge John M. Murtagh, who makes a return visit
and Edouard L. Cournard, president of a perfume concern.

[116] Night Beat
Guests are
clown Felix Adler
and Dr. Ernest Dichter, head of a psychological research organization.

[117] Night Beat
Guests are
Sherry Britton
and Calvin Hoffman, a literary scholar and lecturer.

[118] Night Beat
03May1957 Fri
Guests are
Ethel Colby, drama critic for the Journal of Commerce
and Dr. Billy Hargis, evangelist from Tulsa, Okla.


[119] Night Beat
07May1957 Tue
Guests are
Elmo Roper
and actor P.J. Kelly.

[120] Night Beat
Guests are
Richard Willis, beauty adviser
and Herbert L. Matthews, editorial writer for the New York Times.

[121] Night Beat
Guests are
Joseph Ragen, warden of Joliet Penitentiary in Illinois
and poet Langston Hughes.

[122] Night Beat
10May1957 Fri
Guests are
disc jockey Art Ford
and Walter Lord author of a book about the attack on Pearl Harbour.


[123] Night Beat
14May1957 Tue
Guests are
Lawrence Dennis, writer and former foreign service officer
and Preston Sturges, Hollywood writer and director.

[124] Night Beat
Guests are
author Jim Bishop
and Rose Russell, legislative representative of the Teachers Union.

[125] Night Beat
Guests are
Alexander Kahn, general manager of The Jewish Daily Forward
and comedienne-actress Alice Ghostley.

[126] Night Beat
17May1957 Fri
Guests are
film director-producer Otto Preminger
and actor Eddie Bracken.


[127] Night Beat
21May1957 Tue
Guests are
philanthropist Minnie Guggenheimer
and Charles R. Sligh, executive vice-president of the National Association of Manufacturers.

[128] Night Beat
Guests are
theatrical producer Alexander Cohen
and Joseph Lewis, head of Free Thinkers of America.

[129] Night Beat
Guests are
Dr. Irving C. Fischer, obstetrician and gynecologist
and vocalist Sylvia Sims.

[130] Night Beat
24May1957 Fri
Guests are
Sir Ronald Howe, former head of the criminal investigating department of Scotland Yard
and author Laura Z. Hobson.


[131] Night Beat
28May1957 Tue
Guests are
Patrick Murphy Malin, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union
and burlesque performer Sherry Britton who makes a return visit.

[132] Night Beat
Guests are
author John Masters
and sports car racer John Fitch.

[133] Night Beat
Guests are
Charles Recht, attorney for the Soviet Union's permanent mission to the United Nations
and Maya Deren, who studies Haitian voodoo.

[134] Night Beat
31May1957 Fri
Guests are
William Worthy, reporter for the Baltimore Afro-American
and author Judd L. Teller.


[135] Night Beat
04Jun1957 Tue
Guests are
Max Schuster
and historian William E. DuBois.

[136] Night Beat
Guests are
Dr. Abraham Stone
and author Herbert Philbrick.

[137] Night Beat
Guests are
Dr. P.J.F. Blasingame member of board of trustees of the American Medical Association
and film producer-director Stanley Kramer.

[138] Night Beat
07Jun1957 Fri
Guests are
Dr. Koto Matsudaira, Japanese Ambassador to the United Nations
and Peter Putnam author of "Cast Off the Darkness".


[139] Night Beat
11Jun1957 Tue
Guests are
author Alfred M. Lilienthal
and the Duke of Iron, Calypso musician.

[140] Night Beat
Guests are
Lew Gilbert who gives his views on the small stockholder
and ballerina Maria Tallchief.

[141] Night Beat
Guests are
Dr. Bella Dodd
and Jean Shepherd host to "night people" radio listeners.

[142] Night Beat
14Jun1957 Fri
Guests are
Grant G. Suiter, secretary-treasurer of the Watchtower Bible
and Mohamed Yazid who discusses recent violent in Algeria.


[143] Night Beat
18Jun1957 Tue
Guests are
William Atwood, national affairs editor of Look magazine
and Angus Cameron, head of his own publishing firm.

[144] Night Beat
Guests are
Dr. Jacques M. May, first vice president of the League for Emotionally Disturbed Children
and actor Ed Begley.

[145] Night Beat
Guests are
Phyllis Rosenstein author of a book about sleep
and Dr. Judd Teller, journalist and author of "The Kremlin, the Jews and the Middle East".

[146] Night Beat
21Jun1957 Fri
Guests are
Tex and Jinx McCrary, interviewd by Al Morgan and John Wingate respectively.


[147] Night Beat
25Jun1957 Tue
Guests are
poet Ogden Nash
and author Paul Blashard.

[148] Night Beat
Guests are
Russell Lynes, managing editor of Harper's magazine and creator of the "Lynes Brow Scale"
and vocalist Sarah Vaughan.

[149] Night Beat
Guests are
The Right Rev. Ambrose Reeves, Bishop of Johannesburg, South Africa
and wrestler Antonio Rocca.

[150] Night Beat
28Jun1957 Fri
Guests are
author James O'Neill who is expected to answer the statements of last Tuesday's guest Paul Blanshard
and Gerald Kersh, former war correspondent and professional wrestler turned author.


[151] Night Beat
02Jul1957 Tue
Guests are
attorney Telford Taylor
and author Willy Ley.

[152] Night Beat
Guests are
Dr. Earl Reynolds an anthropologist recently returned from Japan
and Quitman Ross, president of the National Association of Claimant Compensation Attorneys.

[153] Night Beat
Guests are
interior decorator James Mont
and Julius Nyrere, leader of the African National Union, a political party in Tanganyika.

[154] Night Beat
05Jul1957 Fri
Guests are
John Fischer editor of Harper's magazine
and Poppy Cannon, widow of Walter White, who founded the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.


[155] Night Beat
09Jul1957 Tue
Guests are
tenor Jan Kiepura
and publicist Warwick Charlton.

[156] Night Beat
Guests are
architect Philip Johnson
and Harris J. Klein, former New York City transit authority member.

[157] Night Beat
Guests are
Lew Hoad, Australian tennis player
and Algernon Black, member of the board of the New York Society for Ethical Culture.

[158] Night Beat
12Jul1957 Fri
Guests are
author A.C. Spectorsky
and journalist Lester Velie.


[159] Night Beat
16Jul1957 Tue
Guests are
A.A. Berle Jr.
and jazz pianist George Shearing.

[160] Night Beat
Guests are
author and journalist Lael Tucker Wertenbaker
and attorney Joseph Robinson.

[161] Night Beat
Guests are
Sam Pauline, a marriage broker
and I.F. Stoney, publisher of a weekly newsletter.

[162] Night Beat
19Jul1957 Fri
Guests are
Arthur E. Cullen editor of Counter Attack
and Sandy Saddler former featherweight champion boxer.


[163] Night Beat
23Jul1957 Tue
Guests are
model Gloria Gale
and Oscar Handlin, history professor at Harvard University.

[164] Night Beat
Guests are
Robert A. Vogeler former vice president of the International Telephone and Telegraphy Company who was arrested as an American spy in Budapest in 1949
and fight manager Gus D'Amato.

[165] Night Beat
Guests are
disc jockey John Nebel
and Fred Rodell, Professor of Law at Yale University and author of a book on the Supreme Court.

[166] Night Beat
26Jul1957 Fri
Guests are
Captain William Bradley, president of the International Longshoreman's Association
and soprano Vivian Della Chiesa.


[167] Night Beat
30Jul1957 Tue
Guests are

[168] Night Beat
Guests are
chemist Dr. Charles Price
and photographer Arthur Felig (Weegee).

[169] Night Beat
Guests are
Roy Wilkins, executive secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
and Henry Roberts, translator, editor and interpreter of "The Complete Propesies of Nostradamus".

[170] Night Beat
02Aug1957 Fri
Guests are
Broadway producer Leonard Sillman
and Gene King, director of radio programs for Radio Liberation.


[171] Night Beat
06Aug1957 Tue
Guests are
St. John Terrell, founder of the Music Circus
and Dorothy Day editor of The Catholic Worker.

[172] Night Beat
Guests are
Robert E. Condon, city and metropolitan area Civil Defense Director
and Martin Erdmann, counsel for the Legal Aid Society.

[173] Night Beat
Guests are
Ephraim S. London, attorney who will discuss film censorship
and British M.P. John Arbuthnot.

[174] Night Beat
09Aug1957 Fri
Guests are
Dr. Theodore Reik
and Broadway scenic designer Jo Mielziner.


[175] Night Beat
13Aug1957 Tue
Guests are
Stanley M. Isaacs, Minority Leader of the City Council
and a sponsor of a bill outlawing discrimination in privately owned housing
and actor Malachy McCourt.

[176] Night Beat
Guests are
Justice Nathaniel Kaplan, chairman of the New York City Youth Board
and Dr. Ruth Fox.

[177] Night Beat
Guests are
Morris Ploscowe, Associate Professor of Law at New York University who will discuss the divorce laws of New York State
and the Right Rev. J.E. Lesslie Newbigin, Bishop of the Church of South India.

[178] Night Beat
16Aug1957 Fri
Guests are
Gill Robb Wilson, editor and publisher of Flying Magazine
and Helen G. H. Estelle, treasurer of the Women's Christian Temperance Union.


[179] Night Beat
20Aug1957 Tue
Guests are
Major William E. Mayer, United States Army psychiatrist
and Sidney B. Schatkin, who will discuss laws pertaining to paternity.

[180] Night Beat
Guests are
Benjamin R. Epstein, director of the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith
and nutritionist Dr. S. William Kalb.

[181] Night Beat
Guests are
Al Schacht, former baseball player
and Symon Gould, publisher of The American Vegetarian.

[182] Night Beat
23Aug1957 Fri
Guests are
Dorothy Sara, president of the American Graphological Society
and Simon W. Gerson, executive editor of The Daily Worker.


[183] Night Beat
27Aug1957 Tue
Guests are
Sammy Fuchs owner of the Bowery Follies nightclub.

[184] Night Beat
Guests are
Ved Mehta, blind Hindu author who will discuss his education and travels in the United States
and Harry Brandt, motion picture theatre operator.

[185] Night Beat
Guests are
Dr. John R. Heller, director of the National Cancer Institute, who will discuss his views on the possible relationship between smoking
and cancer and Mrs. Rose Halperin, former president of Hadassah, who will discuss the settlement of future immigrants in Israel.

[186] Night Beat
30Aug1957 Fri
Guests are
Theodore Kaghan, a former State Department information officer in Germany
and S. Alexander Cohen, a private investigator.


[187] Night Beat
03Sep1957 Tue
John Wingate interviews Eugene Gilbert, head of a public opinion research firm
and Herman Greitzer, president of the Village Independent Democrats.

[188] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews Leonard B. Boudin, a lawyer who concerns himself with passport cases
and poet Dr. William Carlos WIlliams.

[189] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews Godfrey P. Schmidt, president of Aware, Inc.
and Dr. Goodwin Watson, psychologist at Columbia University.

[190] Night Beat
06Sep1957 Fri
John Wingate interviews Dr. Clarence Cook, chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board to the Tobacco Industry Research Committee,
who will present the opposing view on the possible relationship between cigarette smoking and cancer
and Countess Marguerite Cassini.


[191] Night Beat
10Sep1957 Tue
John Wingate interviews Jack Kerouac
and artist Sepy Dobronyi.

[192] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews former burlesque performer Tempest Storm
and Norris Poulson, Mayor of Los Angeles.

[193] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews American painter Rockwell Kent
and producer, director and actor Ezra Stone.

[194] Night Beat
13Sep1957 Fri
John Wingate interviews Robert Gilmore, secretary of the Quaker organization, The American Friends Service Committee
and Democratic political leader Carmine De Sapio.


[195] Night Beat
17Sep1957 Tue
John Wingate interviews Teamster official Thomas Hickey
and female impersonator T.C. Jones.

[196] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews science fiction author Ray Bradbury
and Joseph L. Rauh Jr. chairman of Americans for Democratic Action.

[197] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews Dalton Trumbo, one of the controversial "Hollywood Ten" film writers
and Marya Mannes, writer for The Reporter magazine.

[198] Night Beat
20Sep1957 Fri
John Wingate interviews writer Will Oursler
and actress Claudia McNeil.


[199] Night Beat
24Sep1957 Tue
From Washington.
John Wingate interviews Dr. A. Powell Davies, minister of the All Souls Unitarian Church
and United States Commissioner of Narcotics Harry Anslinger.

[200] Night Beat
From Washington.
John Wingate interviews Robert Morris, counsel for the Senate Internal Security subcommittee
and George Preston Marshall, owner of the Washington Redskins football team.

[201] Night Beat
From Washington.
John Wingate interviews comedian Orson Bean
and actress Betsy Von Furstenberg.

[202] Night Beat
27Sep1957 Fri
From Washington.
John Wingate interviews Jack Anderson, assistant to columnist Drew Pearson.


[203] Night Beat
01Oct1957 Tue
John Wingate interviews drama critic Eric Bentley
and author Mrs. Marian Mills Preminger.

[204] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews British playwright and television critic John Osborne
and author and explorer Hassoldt Davis.

[205] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews Rabbi Maurice N. Eisendrath, president of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations
and dancer Geoffrey Holder.

[206] Night Beat
04Oct1957 Fri
John Wingate interviews television writer Rod Serling
and author Robert Payne.


[207] Night Beat
08Oct1957 Tue
John Wingate interviews Arthur V. Crowley, attorney for Confidential magazine
and J. Bracken Lee, former Governor of Utah.

[208] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews labor columnist Victor Riesel
and Aldo (Buff) Donelli, Columbia University football coach.

[209] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews artist Stuart Davis
and author Robert Elliot Fitch.

[210] Night Beat
11Oct1957 Fri
Guests are
Mrs. Morton Sobell, whose husband is serving a 30-year sentence for conspiracy to committ war-time espionage
and John D. Odom Jr. of the Georgia State Legislature.


[211] Night Beat
15Oct1957 Tue
John Wingate interviews Robert Osborn, author of several "How To" books, who will discuss leisure time
and Edward S. Lewis, executive director of the Urban League of New York.

[212] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews Paul O'Dwyer, lawyer and brother of former Mayor William O'Dwyer
and Dr. Joseph B. Rhine, director of the Parapsychology Laboratory of Duke University.

[213] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews Trevor Gardner, former Assistant Secretary of the United States Army Air Force in charge of research and development
and author Edmund Love.

[214] Night Beat
18Oct1957 Fri
John Wingate interviews actor-playwright Peter Ustinov
and boxer Rocky Graziano.


[--] Probe [Premiere]
21Oct1957 Mon
"Is Insanity an excuse for murder?"
Howard Whitman interviews Dr. Theodore S. Weiss, psychiatrist and Maurice Edelbaum, criminal lawyer.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews author Tereska Torres
and radio-TV personality Pegeen Fitzgerald.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews author Stuart Cloete
and Ammon Hennacy, editor of The Catholic Worker.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews publicist Jim Moran
and actress-comedienne Nancy Walker.

[--] Night Beat
25Oct1957 Fri
John Wingate interviews actor Rod Steiger
and English stage and film actress Patricia Jessel.


[--] Probe
28Oct1957 Mon
Discussion of "The Danger Point in Social Drinking".

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews author and bullfighter Barnaby Conrad
and Dr. Jere Faison who is interested in natural childbirth.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews actress Patricia Neal
and Dr. Mark Gerstle, psychiatrist at Mount Sinai Hospital.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews architect Ralph T. Walker
and psychiatrist and author Dr. Edmund Bergler.

[--] Night Beat
01Nov1957 Fri
John Wingate interviews author James T. Farrell
and Dr. H. Curtis Wood, president of the Human Betterment Association.


[--] Probe
04Nov1957 Mon
pre-empted for Republican Political programming.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations Dr. Farid Zein Eddin
and actress Eugenie Leontovich.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews Mrs. Eileen S. Garrett, president of the Parapsychology Foundation, an organization interested in the
investigation of psychic phenomena and Dr. Louis Cheskin, author and director of the Color Research Institute.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews V.K. Krishna Menon, head of the Indian delegation to the United Nations
and Dr. Nathan Kline, director of research at the Rockland State Hospital in Orangeburg, N.Y. and an authority on tranquilizers.

[--] Night Beat
08Nov1957 Fri
John Wingate interviews Rev. Warren McKenna, who with a group of American students, recently visited Communist China against the State Department's
advice and Vincent Riccio, a Brookly high school teacher who has worked with youth gangs for the New York City Youth Board.


[--] Probe
11Nov1957 Mon
Howard Whitman hosts.
"The Family Fight on Drug Addiction".

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews French actor Claude Dauphin
and private investigator-author Harold Danforth.

[--] Probe
Howard Whitman is moderator.
Discussion of address by President Eisenhower, with August Heckscher, director of the Twentieth Century Fund and Denis Brogan,
Professor of Political Science at Cambridge University.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews singer Dorothy Sarnoff
and Rev. Dr. Kurt Wilhelm, chief rabbi of Sweden.

[--] Night Beat
15Nov1957 Fri
John Wingate interviews Boris Morros, motion picture producer and former United States counterspy
and Isaac Asimov, Professor of Chemistry at Boston University and Science Fiction author.


[--] Probe
18Nov1957 Mon
Howard Whitman hosts.
Discussion of scientific education in Russia and the United States with former Senator William Benton of Connecticut;
Dr. Morris Meister, principal of the Bronx High School of Science
and Mrs. Robert Lowe Bacon, consultant to the United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews Justice Sylvia Singer of the Domestic Relations of New York
and orchestra leader Vincente Lopez.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews Fernanda Montel nightclub singer and former bullfighter
and Don Shoemaker, author of a progress report on desegregation and director of the Southern Education Reporting Service.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews Walter Schwimmer, former advertising executive who has recently written a book about the field
and Paul Jones, chief of the Navaho Indians, who will discuss the position of the American Indian today.

[--] Night Beat
22Nov1957 Fri
John Wingate interviews actor Edward G. Robinson
and Rev. Dr. J.H. Ramdolph Ray rector of the Little Church Around the Corner.


[--] Probe
25Nov1957 Mon
Howard Whitman moderator

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews journalist and author Freda Utley
and Israeli wrestler Raphael Halpern.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews theatrical director Jose Quintero
and Pat Kennedy, a member of the group within the Teamsters Union that is seeking to oust James R. Hoffa as president.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews Raymond Duncan
and science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke.

[--] Night Beat
29Nov1957 Fri
John Wingate interviews journalist Dorothy Thompson
and Metropolitan Opera basso Cesare Siepi.

Title changes to "Probe and Night Beat" (02Dec1957 to 27Feb1958)

[--] Probe and Night Beat
02Dec1957 Mon
John Wingate interviews Israeli wrestler Raphael Halpern
and "Story on Guided Missiles".

[--] Probe and Night Beat
John Wingate and Howard Whitman interview
New York Post columnist Max Lerner
and advertising executive Arthur Fatt interviewed by John Wingate and Howard Whitman.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
John Wingate and Howard Whitman interview
Howard Barnes vice president in charge of radio programing for the Columbia Broadcasting System
and Freda Utley, foreign correspondent.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
John Wingate and Howard Whitman interview
John McCarthy editor of The Catholic Digest
and Jacqueline MacKenzie, British television personality.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
06Dec1957 Fri
John Wingate and Howard Whitman interview
writer and critic Gilbert Seldes
and comedian Mort Sahl.


[--] Probe and Night Beat
09Dec1957 Mon
John Wingate and Howard Whitman interview
Douglas Kenne editor of "True Magazine"
Analysis of Vice President Nixon's role by moderator Howard Whitman and guests James Wechsler, Professor Richard Neustadt and Ralph de Toledo.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
John Wingate and Howard Whitman interview
D.W. Brogan, Professor of Political Science at Cambridge University
and artist-illustrator John Groth.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
John Wingate and Howard Whitman interview
Carlton Fredericks, nutritionist, author and radio commentator
and Dr. J. Robert Diamond head of the organization "Wake Up America".

[--] Probe and Night Beat
John Wingate and Howard Whitman interview
Governor G. Mennen Williams of Michigan
and television quiz winner Hank Bloomgarden.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
13Dec1957 Fri
John Wingate and Howard Whitman interview
Harrison Salisbury reporter for the New York Times
and Dr. Daniel J. Bradley past president of the Catholic Physicians Guild.


[--] Probe and Night Beat
16Dec1957 Mon
John Wingate and Howard Whitman interview
Gloria Addae of the Ghana delegation to the United Nations
and a discussion of the topic "Atomic Weapons for NATO?" by moderator Howard Whitman and guests.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
John Wingate and Howard Whitman interview
ballerina Alexandra Danilova who will discuss the artistic and social problems of dancers in America
and actor Larry Hagman, son of Mary Martin, who is trying to establish himself in the theatre.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
John Wingate and Howard Whitman interview
actor Will Geer
and Carol Suplee, who runs a nudist camp.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
John Wingate and Howard Whitman interview
author Harvey Swados, who will discuss social aspects of mass production
and George Marek, recording company executive who will give his views about the record market.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
20Dec1957 Fri
John Wingate and Howard Whitman interview
actor Barry Jones
and Dr. Allan M. Butler, Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.


[--] Probe and Night Beat
23Dec1957 Mon
John Wingate and Howard Whitman interview
four Soviet scientists discuss the Sputnik
and Hazel Bishop gives her views about the economics and operation of the cosmetic industry.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
John Wingate and Howard Whitman interview people about Christmas.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
John Wingate and Howard Whitman interview
entertainer Carol Channing
and members of the "Porgy and Bess" troupe that toured Russia.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
John Wingate and Howard Whitman interview
"The Apalachin Story" discussed by William J. Keating former counsel for the New York City Anti-Crime Committee
and Joseph Alvarez reporter for the New York World Telegram and Sun.
Interview with actor Wayne Morris.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
27Dec1957 Fri
John Wingate and Howard Whitman interview
Interview with model Nancy Berg.
Discussion of a possible strike by the Transport Workers Union.


[--] Probe and Night Beat
30Dec1957 Mon
John Wingate and Howard Whitman interview
"An Agonizing Reappraisal of John Foster Dulles" with Arthur Schlesinger Jr. of Harvard University
and Eustace Seligman of the Foreign Policy Association.
Also an interview with bandleader Louis Prima.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
John Wingate and Howard Whitman interview
Michael J. Quill, president of the Transport Workers Union.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
An investigation of the question, "Why Do People Laugh?" with comedians Orson Bean and Leo DeLyon and moderator Howard Whitman.
John Wingate interviews comedy writer Leonard Stern.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
John Wingate and Howard Whitman interview

[--] Probe and Night Beat
03Jan1958 Fri
John Wingate and Howard Whitman interview


[--] Probe and Night Beat
06Jan1958 Mon
John Wingate interviews brigde authority Charles Goren.
Discussion of "Glamor's Iron Curtain".

[--] Probe and Night Beat
John Wingate interviews Henry A. Kissinger, associate director of the Harvard Center for International Studies, interviewed by John Wingate.
Panel discussion on the topic "Where Are the Funds for Science Research" with Howard Whitman, moderator.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
John Wingate interviews nightclub entertainer Monique Van Vooren.
Panel discussion of "Sex in Marriage" with Dr. Lena Levine, Dr. Allan Fromme and moderator Howard Whitman.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
An analysis of President Eisenhower's State of the Union message with editors James A. Wechsler and William F. Buckley Jr. with moderator Howard Whitman.
The Rev. Dr. John Sutherland Bonnell, pastor of the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, is interviewed by John Wingate.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
10Jan1958 Fri
Aspects of disarmament discussed by Dr. Linus Pauling, Murray D. Lincoln and Dr. Clarence Pickett.
Interview with Bobby Joe Morrow, Olympics sprint champion.


[--] Probe and Night Beat
13Jan1958 Mon
John Wingate and Howard Whitman interview

[--] Probe and Night Beat
Paul Butler, chairman of the Democratic National Committee interviewed by John Wingate.
"The Case of the Missing Science Funds" discussed by Dr. Hartmut Kallman and others with moderator Howard Whitman.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
"New Fashions: Sad Sacks or Sirens?" Pro and con debate between designers Andrew Arkin and Louis Estevez.
Dr. Edmund Bergler comments, Howard Whitman moderator.
John Wingate interviews Stanley Ross, editor of El Diario".

[--] Probe and Night Beat
Discussion on "The Civil War in the Pentagon" with George Fielding Eliot, Leroy Whitman, Thomas K. Finletter and Howard Whitman moderator.
John Wingate interviews ballerina Alicia Markova.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
17Jan1958 Fri
"The Bureaucracy of Brains" influences at work in our universities are discussed by Stringfellow Barr, author and educator;
Harold Taylor, president of Sarah Lawrence College and Fred Rodell, professor of Law at Yale University. Howard Whitman moderator.
Interview with actor Pat Hingle by John Wingate.


[--] Probe and Night Beat
20Jan1958 Mon
Discussion of "Bargain or Fraud: The Consumer's Choice" with guests from the Better Business Bureau and the
Consumer Frauds Division of the New York State Attorney Generals' office.
John Wingate interviews comedian Irwin Corey.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
W.C. Heinz, former sports writer for "The New York Sun" is interviewed by John Wingate.
"The President and the Press" discussed by L. Richard Guglay, former public relations director for the Republican National Committee
during the 1956 campaign.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
John Wingate interviews Robert R. Nathan chairman of Americans for Democratic Action.
A discussion of sexual morality with Dr. Albert Ellis, psychotherapist, Dr. Frederick Weiss psychoanalyst
and Dr. Morton Fried anthropologist, Howard Whitman moderator.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
"The Case of the Missing Science Funds", discussion with Dr. Hartmut Kallman, Professor of Physics at New York University and others.
Howard Whitman moderator.
Interview with Julie Whitney, a Russia woman who married an American wire service correspondent by John Wingate.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
24Jan1958 Fri
John Wingate interviews actor Sir Cedric Harwicke.
Howard Whitman discusses "Gangster Government in West New York" with guests.


[--] Probe and Night Beat
27Jan1958 Mon
John Wingate interviews actor Roddy McDowall.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
"The Breakdown of Discipline in Schools" is discussed by Howard Whiteman and guests.
John Wingate interviews Josephine Premice who sings and dances in the musical show "Jamaica".

[--] Probe and Night Beat
John Wingate interviews Amaury de Riencourt, author of a book on the future evolution of American government.
A panel discussion of "The Summit - Can We Trust the Russians?" with Howard Whitman as moderator.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
John Wingate and Howard Whitman interviews

[--] Probe and Night Beat
31Jan1958 Fri
John Wingate and Howard Whitman interviews
"What is a Scientist?" considered by former Senator William Benton, Dr. S. Fred Singer and Dr. Jerome B. Wiesner.
John Wingate interviews Sir Cedric Harwicke.


[--] Probe and Night Beat
03Feb1958 Mon
John Wingate interviews Dr. Abraham Stone, a vice president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America Inc.
Howard Whitman and guests discuss "Should Gambling Be Legalized?"

[--] Probe and Night Beat
John Wingate interviews French film producer Raoul Levy.
"The President and the Press" a panel discussion on Presidential public relations and the role of Press Secretary James Hagerty.
Howard Whitman moderates.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
John Wingate interviews Dore Schary, film producer turned playwright.
Discussion of "Teamster Union Rivalry" with John DeLury, teamster official; Clark Mollenhoff, labor correspondent and Robert Leiter,
author of a book on the teamsters union.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
Interview with Austin Kiplinger who with his father, publish the Kiplinger Washington Letter.
Panel discussion of "The March of the Thinking Machines".

[--] Probe and Night Beat
07Feb1958 Fri
John Wingate interviews Dr. K. Gupta, president of the Yoga Foundation of America.
Panel discussion of "The Tragedy of Suicide".


[--] Probe and Night Beat
10Feb1958 Mon
John Wingate interviews pantomimist Anga Enters.
Howard Whitman moderates a panel discussion on hypnotism.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
John Wingate interviews aviation authority Major Alexander P. De Seversky.
Howard Whitman moderates a panel discussion of "Who Gets the Charity Dollar?"

[--] Probe and Night Beat
John Wingate interviews P.J. Kelly and Nydia Westman actors in Samuel Beckett's play "Endgame".
Howard Whitman moderates a panel discussion about foreign hostility toward the United States.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
Howard Whitman moderates a panel discussion of religious tensions in America.
John Wingate interviews the proprietor of a lower East Side store on how the face of the city is changing.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
14Feb1958 Fri
John Wingate interviews Mercer Ellington, son of Duke Ellington.
Howard Whitman moderates a panel discussion of "Women, the Unemancipated Sex".


[--] Probe and Night Beat
17Feb1958 Mon
Howard Whitman moderates a panel discussion of "The American Hero".

[--] Probe and Night Beat
Howard Whitman moderates a panel discussion on contemporary literature with author Norma Mailer and critic Edmund Fuller.
John Wingate interviews Iggie Wolfington, performer in the Broadway musical, "The Music Man".

[--] Probe and Night Beat
John Wingate interviews Harry Scott Ashmore, editor of The (Little Rock) Arkansas Gazette.
"Can We Trust Germany?" panel discussion with Christopher Emmett of the American Council on Germany; Manfred George, publisher
of a German-language newspaper and Herbert Kriedman of the Society for the Prevention of World War III.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
John Wingate interviews actress Jayne Meadows.
Panel discussion about what happens to mental patients after they return home, moderated by Howard Whitman.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
21Feb1958 Fri
John Wingate interviews comic writer Carl Reiner.
Panel discussion on men's fashions.


[--] Probe and Night Beat
24Feb1958 Mon
John Wingate interviews Dr. Benjamin Fine, education editor of The New York Times.
Howard Whitman moderates a panel discussion on a new phase in the war against narcotics.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
Howard Whitman moderates an examination of charges of alleged anti-Semitism at Ivy League colleges.
John Wingate interviews Theodore, a professional narrator of horror stories.

[--] Probe and Night Beat
John Wingate interviews Bishop G. Bromley Oxnam, Bishop of the Methodist Church in Washington, D.C.
Panel discussion on "Where Are the New Comedians Coming From?"

[--] Probe and Night Beat
A panel examines "The Death of the Small Business Man".
John Wingate interviews actor Keefe Brasselle.

*Note: "Probe" with Howard Whitman is dropped from the show. Reverts back to "Night Beat" with John Wingate.

[--] Night Beat
28Feb1958 Fri
John Wingate interviews Irving Dilliard, editorial writer for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.


[--] Night Beat
03Mar1958 Mon
John Wingate interviews Tony Randall, actor and star of Broadway's "Oh, Captain".

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews actor Earle Hyman
and author Jack Kerouac.

[--] Night Beat
A look at "The Changing Face of the City".
John Wingate interviews double-talk comedian Al Kelly.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews Randolph Spencer Churchill, writer and son of the former British Prime Minister
and Delbert Mann television and film director.

[--] Night Beat
07Mar1958 Fri
First of four programs investigating "The World of Psychiatry"
guests include Dr. Reginald S. Lourie, president of the Ortho-Psychiatric Association
and Dr. Nathan Ackerman of Columbia University's Psychoanalytic Clinic.


[--] Night Beat
10Mar1958 Mon
John Wingate interviews three cartoonists,
Milton Caniff, creator of "Terry and the Pirates" and "Steve Canyon";
Alfred Andriola who draws "Kerry Drake"
and Al Smith who draws "Mutt and Jeff".

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews actor Ricardo Montalban
and Martin Mayer, who has written a book about the advertising world.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews Israeli singer Shoshana Damari
and former basketball player Junius Kellogg.

[--] Night Beat
Part I of "The World of Psychiatry".

[--] Night Beat
14Mar1958 Fri
Part II of "The World of Psychiatry".
Discussion and demonstration of group therapy, with Dr. Joseph Lebeit, a psychologist who has had experience with this
process and Dr. Cornelius Beukenkamp Jr., a psychiatrist.


[--] Night Beat
17Mar1958 Mon

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews British stage actor Kenneth Haigh, now appearing in the Broadway play, "Look Back in Anger"
and James E. Herrmann, whose house in Seaford, L.I. has been the scene of thus far unexplained phenomena such as
furniture seemingly moving around by itself.

Trivia: Seventeen years before The Lutz family moved into a house in Amityville, Long Island, and began reporting events
that inspired the Amityville Horror book and movie franchise, another family living just six miles away in the town of
Seaford played host to a poltergeist called "Popper". Their experiences earned them the dubious distinction of becoming
the first haunting documented on American television.
On October 29, 1958, CBS aired a special entitled “The House of Flying Objects” as part of its Armstrong Circle Theatre program,
including dramatic recreations of Popper’s antics, along with interviews with the Herrmann family and Dr. Pratt. After that,
Popper faded from public view, to be replaced 17 years later by a house a few towns over in Amityville.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews concert pianist Benno Moiseiwitsch.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews actress Lili Darvas, wife of the late Ferenc Molnar
and Dr. Mario Llerena, leading representative abroad for the Cuban rebel leader Fidel Castro.

[--] Night Beat
21Mar1958 Fri
John Wingate interviews Dr. Jacques May of the League for Emotionally Disturbed Children
and Virginia Kraft, hunting editor of "Sports Illustrated" magazine.


[--] Night Beat
24Mar1958 Mon

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews Charles Brandon Booth, humanitarian and retired head of the Volunteers of America.
Debate on whether Communists should be premitted to teach in the schools.

[--] Night Beat

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews Metropolitan Opera baritone George London.

[--] Night Beat
28Mar1958 Fri
Part IV of "The World of Psychiatry".
Dr. Theodore Reik examines the possibility of a conflict between religion and psychiatry.


[--] Night Beat
31Mar1958 Mon
John Wingate interviews Brig. Gen. Dan Tolkowsky, Commander of the Israeli Air Force
and comedienne Jane Kean.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews singer-actress Lillian Roth
and Assemblyman Daniel M. Kelly, Democrat of Manhattan.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews dancer Beatrice Kraft
and Isaac Bashevis-Singer author and columnist for The Jewish Daily Forward.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews plastic surgeon Dr. Else LaRoe
and Abdul Mawgoud Hassan, delegate to the United Nations from United Arab Republic.

[--] Night Beat
04Apr1958 Fri
In a new "Comedy Showcase" feature
John Wingate interviews Jay Jayson, who also performs
and alto saxophonist Cannonball Aderle.


[--] Night Beat
07Apr1958 Mon
"World Without Sight".
John Wingate interviews sightless children and adults on their adjustment to blindness.

[--] Night Beat
Debate between the Rev. A.J. Muste, a chairman of the recent demonstration for an unconditional halt to nuclear weapons tests
and Dr. Bela Fabian, a Hungarian emigre leader who picketed the pacifist meeting.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews orchestra conductor Igo Marketvitch
and 72-year-old folksinger John Jacob Niles.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews author Joe Morgan
and publisher Bennett Cerf on the subject of expense accounts.

[--] Night Beat
11Apr1958 Fri
John Wingate interviews singer-actress Valerie Bettis
and comedian Cy Reeves.


[--] Night Beat
14Apr1958 Mon
John Wingate interviews Kenneth Rexroth, a poet and critic who has espoused the "San Francisco" school of writing
and Stephen Longstreet, who has recently written a novel based on the life of the French painter Maurice Utrillo.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews baseball player Jackie Robinson
and Dr. Frederick Redlich psychiatrist and author of a book that discusses the relation between mental illness and social status.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews fashhion designer Pauline Trigere
and comedian Tom Lehrer, formerly a mathematics teacher at Harvard.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews

[--] Night Beat
18Apr1958 Fri
John Wingate interviews


[--] Night Beat
21Apr1958 Mon
John Wingate interviews criminal lawyer Harold Frankel
and the Rev. Malcolm Boyd, who was formerly in advertising and publicity.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews jockey Tony DeSpirito
and journalist Eleanor Harris.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews entertainer Hildegarde.
Discussion on "Israel After Ten Years".

[--] Night Beat
25Apr1958 Fri
John Wingate interviews former heavyweight boxer Tony Galento.


[--] Night Beat
28Apr1958 Mon
John Wingate interviews actor Walter Abel.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews Vice Admiral C.B. Momsen, U.S.N. retired, an authority on undersea warfare and submarines.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews actress Ellen McRae (Ellen Burstyn)
and Jack Tighe, manager of the Detroit Tigers baseball club.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews

[--] Night Beat
02May1958 Fri
John Wingate interviews


[--] Night Beat
05May1958 Mon
John Wingate interviews

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate discuss the signifance of the heart operation which will just have taken place at New York University's hospital.

[--] Night Beat
Salute to Mike Todd
Sir Cedric Hardwicke
June Havoc
Robert Coleman drama critic for the New York Mirror
and John Chapman drama critic for the New York News and others.

[--] Night Beat
08May1958 Mon
John Wingate interviews
Kings County Assistant District Attorney Aaron Nussbaum and two former convicts.

[--] Night Beat
09May1958 Fri
John Wingate interviews
actor Vince Barbi
and impersonator Neil Stanley.


[--] Night Beat
12May1958 Mon
John Wingate interviews
Anne Mathews who played Stella Dallas in the radio soap opera for more than eighteen years
and Bob Keefe storyteller and impersonator.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews
Adelaide Hall, entertainer who played opposite Bill Robinson in the 1920's and who has been performing in Europe for the last twenty years
and Vita Battista architect and chairman of the United Taxpapers Party.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews
Edwin Bachman, second violinist with the Symphony of the Air
and Harry Baronian editor of The Bowery News.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews
Thelma Castillo, Latin-American field representative for the Planned Parenthood Federation of America
and comedian Shelley Berman is the guest on "Comedy Showcase".

[--] Night Beat
16May1958 Fri
John Wingate interviews
Thurgood Marshall, chief counsel of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
and comedian Bobby Ramsen is the guest on "Comedy Showcase".


[--] Night Beat
19May1958 Mon
John Wingate interviews
Blanche Yurka currently starring in the Broadway play, "Jane Eyre"
and author H.R. Hays whose latest book presents an anthropological look at the human race.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews
Arthur S. Lall, Representative from India to the United Nations
and jazz pianist Mary Lou Williams.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews
Evan Hunter author of "The Blackboard Jungle"
and medical columnist Dr. Walter Alvarez.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews
Louis J. Lefkowitz, New York State Attorney General
and former heavyweight boxer Lou Nova.

[--] Night Beat
23May1958 Fri
John Wingate interviews
actor Robert Morse of the Broadway comedy "Say, Darling"
and harmonica player Eddy Manson.


[--] Night Beat
26May1958 Mon
John Wingate interviews
vocalist Tina Robin
and author and television writer George Kirgo.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews
actor Myron McCormick
and Fred Cook, reporter for The New York World Telegram and The Sun, on his recently published book, "The Unfinished Story of Alger Hiss".

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews
blues singer Thelma Carpenter
and Wilt Chamberlin, University of Kansas basketball player.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews
comedian Marty Ingels
and Rev. Franklin Clark Frye leader in United Lutheran Church affairs.

[--] Night Beat
30May1958 Fri
John Wingate interviews
Mohammed Yazid, member of an Algerian political movement.


[--] Night Beat
02Jun1958 Mon
John Wingate interviews

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews Telford Taylor, chief prosecution counsel at the Nuremburg trials,
John Cage contemporary composer
and Ralph Ginzburg editor of Esquire magazine.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews singer Lotte Lenya, about her career and her late husband Kurt Weill
former jockey and horse racing authority Marshall Cassidy
taxi driver Reuben Hecht who is interested in unionizing the cab drivers.

[--] Night Beat
John Wingate interviews Mrs. Charles S. Guggenheimer, chairman of the Lewishon Stadium concerts
and author-playwright Arthur Kober.

[--] Night Beat [Final episode]
06Jun1958 Fri
John Wingate interviews Representative Adam Clayton Powell Jr.

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