PROFILES IN COURAGE: GOVERNOR JOHN M. SLATON (TV)

Summary

One in this series of dramatizations based on events in past American history, which appear in the book "Profiles in Courage," written by John F. Kennedy. This story involves incidents in the life of Governor John M. Slaton. Slaton, who risked his career, reputation, and life by commuting a death sentence in a celebrated murder case. Slaton does not succumb to public pressure and acts courageously to uphold his moral convictions.

Details

  • NETWORK: NBC
  • DATE: December 20, 1964 Sunday 6:30 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:48:28
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: T77:0312
  • GENRE: Docudrama
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Biography
  • SERIES RUN: NBC - TV series, 1964-1965
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CREDITS

    • Robert Saudek … Executive Producer
    • Gordon Oliver … Producer
    • Michael Ritchie … Associate Producer
    • Robert Gist … Director
    • Don M. Mankiewicz … Writer
    • John F. Kennedy … Based on the book by
    • Nelson Riddle … Music by
    • Walter Matthau … Cast, Gov. John Slaton
    • Michael Constantine … Cast, Tom Watson
    • Betsy Jones-Moreland … Cast, Sally Slaton
    • Frank Marth … Cast, John Grant
    • Anthony Costello … Cast, Martin Burley
    • Donald Foster … Cast, Judge Roan
    • Whit Bissell … Cast, Judge Powell
    • Alan Baxter … Cast, Judge Fish
    • Tyler McVey … Cast, Wheeler
    • Gage Clarke … Cast, Clergyman
    • Paul Genge … Cast, Prison Commissioner
    • Robert Sorrells … Cast, Farmer
    • Lyle Sudrow … Cast, Prosecutor Dorsey
    • Patrick O'Moore … Cast, Governor Harris
    • David Bond … Cast, Rabble Rouser
    • Neil Rosso … Cast, News Vendor
    • Charles Alvin Bell … Cast, Court Clerk
    • Ollie O'Toole … Cast, 1st Reporter
    • Jon Locke … Cast, Blind Singer
    • Shirley O'Hara … Cast, Mrs. Addison
    • Lenny Geer … Cast, 2nd Juror
    • Elmer Modlin … Cast, Jury Foreman