PERSON TO PERSON {GEORGE MEANY; ETHEL WATERS} (TV)

Summary

One in this series of live interview programs. In this edition, host Edward R. Murrow first visits with American Federation of Labor leader George Meany in his Bethesda, Maryland home. Meany states his desire to keep the world free from communism, says that unions should have the right to strike but that he has never run one personally, and expresses concern over unemployment. The program continues with a visit with singer/actress Ethel Waters in her Brooklyn apartment. She discusses her long professional career and sings for Murrow. Includes commercials.


Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: January 8, 1954 Friday 10:30 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:29:24
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: T78:0817
  • GENRE: Talk/Interviews
  • SUBJECT HEADING: American Federation of Labor
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV series, 1953-1961
  • COMMERCIALS: TV - Commercials - Amoco Gas

Credits

  • John A. Aaron … Producer
  • Jesse Zousmer … Producer
  • Edward R. Murrow … Host, Interviewer
  • George Meany … Guest
  • Ethel Waters … Guest