SEE IT NOW {DWIGHT AND MAMIE EISENHOWER} (TV)

Summary

One in this series of current events documentary programs, hosted by Edward R. Murrow. In this program, Murrow visits with Republican Presidential candidate General Dwight Eisenhower and his wife, Mamie. Eisenhower discusses his campaign. In the program's second half, CBS News documents a simulated atomic bomb attack mission on New York City. Murrow and Smith follow B-29 bombers from Europe to the U.S. This mission tests the capabilities of the U.S. radar surveillance net to detect possible bomb attacks from Russia. Includes commercials.


Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: June 29, 1952 Sunday 6:30 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:29:21
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: T77:0296
  • GENRE: Public affairs/Documentaries
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Atomic bomb - Simulated attack
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV series, 1951-1958
  • COMMERCIALS:

Credits

  • Edward R. Murrow … Producer, Host
  • Fred W. Friendly … Producer
  • Howard K. Smith … Reporter
  • Mamie Eisenhower
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower