SEE IT NOW: FROM PRECINCT TO PRESIDENT (TV)

Summary

One in this series of current events documentary programs, hosted by Edward R. Murrow. This hour is devoted to some reflections by Harry S. Truman, who speaks with Murrow from the Florida Keys. The former President discusses the qualifications of a successful politician, his military service, the "Truman Committee," his reactions on becoming president, the Middle East, his dismissal of Gen. MacArthur, Communists in government, his impressions of several international leaders, the A-Bomb, Korea, Eisenhower, the relationship between the President and the people, the defense dollar, health and education programs, civil rights and the reporting of political news.


Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: February 2, 1958 Sunday 5:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:59:24
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: T77:0567
  • GENRE: Public affairs/Documentaries
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Atomic bomb
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV series, 1951-1958
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Credits

  • Fred W. Friendly … Producer
  • Edward R. Murrow … Producer, Host
  • Palmer Williams … Associate Producer
  • Douglas MacArthur
  • Harry S. Truman
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower