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|Named Person:||Estes Kefauver; John L McClellan; Edward Bennett Williams; Everett McKinley Dirksen; Karl E Mundt; Robert F Kennedy|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Robert Northshield; Mary Laing; Marshall Diskin; Vincent Dempsey; William Starkey; Walter Essenfield; John Charles Daly; John H Secondari; John Edwards; Bob Fleming; Charles Ashley; ABC Television Network.; Peabody Collection. Women's History and Culture Programs.
|Notes:||Title supplied from film. Credit and cast information compiled from film, soundtrack, Peabody Awards entry form and supplemental documentation. Broadcast date from supplemental documentation.
Entry to the 1959 Peabody Awards, Education category.
Running time: 54:00.
|Credits:||Associate director, Jock Manton; technical director, William Degenhardt; film editors, William Starkey, Walter Essenfeld.|
|Performer(s):||[Reporter: John Daly; panelists: John Secondari, John Edwards, Bob Fleming, Charles Ashley; guests:] Sen. Kefauver, Sen. McClellan, Edward Bennett Williams, Sen. Dirksen, Sen. Mundt, Robert Kennedy; [with: John Lawston, Elizabeth Bentley, Howard Hughes, George Costello, Harry Leve, George Bender, Dave Beck, James Hoffa].|
|Event notes:||Originally broadcast on April 20, 1959.|
|Description:||1 reel of 1 (ca. 2136 ft.) : opt sd., b&w ; 16 mm. kinescope.|
|Responsibility:||ABC Television Network presentation ; produced by Mary Laing and Robert Northshield ; directed by Marshal Diskin ; writer, Vincent Dempsey.|
Includes footage of testimony by John Lawston of the Hollywood Ten, Howard Hughes, gambler George Costello, James Hoffa, and other witnesses testifying before congressional committees in the Army-McCarthy hearings, the Kefauver crime hearings, the McClellan Commission hearings, and other investigations. The second part of the program is a panel discussion in which reporters John Secondari, John Edwards, Bob Fleming and Charles Ashley interview Sen. Kefauver, Sen. McClellan, Edward Bennett Williams, Sen. Dirksen, Sen. Mundt and Robert Kennedy.