Person to Person - Season 4

CBS (ended 1961)




Episode Guide

  • June 28, 1957
    June 28, 1957
    Episode 42
    Edward R. Murrow visits humorist H. Allen Smith and A.C. Nielsen head of the television rating service. Smith and his wife will be visited in their hom in Mt. Kisco NY.
  • June 21, 1957
    June 21, 1957
    Episode 41
    Edward R. Murrow visits attorney general William P. Rogers and movie actor Robert Evans. Rogers is seen with his wife and four children in their Bethseda, Maryland home; Evans is in his New York Bachelor apartment.
  • June 14, 1957
    June 14, 1957
    Episode 40
    Andy Griffith who turns in a stunning performance in Elia Kazan's A Face in the Crowd is interviewed by Ed. For the second interview dress designer Anne Whitney Fogarty.
  • June 7, 1957
    June 7, 1957
    Episode 39
    Edward R. Murrow interviews singer, dancer, actor Fred Astaire from his Beverly Hills home. The second guest is singer Julie Wilson both she and Fred were born in Omaha, Nebraska.
  • May 31, 1957
    May 31, 1957
    Episode 38
    Edward R. Murrow calls on department store king J.C. Penney, at his Park Avenue, New York, apartment. The 81-year-old president of a 1,700 store chain will tell how he started in Wyoming without a nickel. Ed visits actress-singer Lisa Kirk for an interview from her New York City Apartment.
  • May 24, 1957
    May 24, 1957
    Episode 37
    Edward R. Murrow interviews Senator John McClellan and his wife from their Washington D.C. home. For the second interview, Ed visits Novelist Faith Baldwin from her Connecticut home.
  • May 17, 1957
    May 17, 1957
    Episode 36
    Edward R. Murrow journey's to Nevada to visit the fabulous pushbutton home of Wilbur Clark, owner of the Desert Inn. For the second interview Ed visits the Manhattan apartment of decorator Dorothy Draper.
  • May 10, 1957
    May 10, 1957
    Episode 35
    Edward R. Murrow interviews Arthur Rubenstein who talks about his world-wide concert tours. For his second interview Guy Mitchell dwells on his fondness for cowboy life explaining why he likes to sing "The Blues," and how he meet his gorgeous wife, Danish model Elsie Sorenson.
  • May 3, 1957
    May 3, 1957
    Episode 34
    Edward R. Murrow calls on Alcatraz Warden Paul Madigan who will describe life on "The Rock". Also James Michael Curley, the colorful ex-governor of Massachusetts and longtime power in Boston politics.
  • April 26, 1957
    April 26, 1957
    Episode 33
    Edward R. Murrow interviews Opera star Roberta Peters and her husband Bert Fields, hotel executive are visited in their Scarsdale NY home with their baby boy Paul Adam. Dr. Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury, is visited at Virginia Beach, VA. He has come from England to see the Jamestown Festival.moreless
  • April 19, 1957
    April 19, 1957
    Episode 32
    Edward R. Murrow interviews actress Constance Bennett who will show you around her New York apartment. Ed's second interview is with sportscaster Mel Allen, who will take you on a tour of his Bedford Village home filled with all sorts of sports memoribilia.
  • April 12, 1957
    April 12, 1957
    Episode 31
    Former Vice-president Henry A. Wallace and his wife are interviewed from their South Salem, NY home. Ed's second interview is with one of the country's top money-making jockeys Ted Atkinson and his wife from Woodbury NY.
  • April 5, 1957
    April 5, 1957
    Episode 30
    Edward R. Murrow visits with newlyweds Mike Todd and Elizabeth Taylor. Poet and scholar Mark Van Doren is also interviewed.
  • March 29, 1957
    March 29, 1957
    Episode 29
    Edward R. Murrow interviews veteran circus clown Felix Adler (a Big-Top performer since 1910) with some well-aged stories about his early days barnstorming the nation and his wife Amelia, known as the King and Queen of Clowns in their New York hotel room. Ed's second interview is with Arthur Larson, his wife Florence, and their two teen-age children, Anna and Lex, at their home in Washington, D.C. He is the director of the U.S. Information Service and discusses his upcoming project "Voice of America".moreless
  • March 22, 1957
    March 22, 1957
    Episode 28
    Dick Tracy's father, cartoonist Chester Gould and conductor Dimitri Mitropoulos of the New York Philharmonic will be visited by Murrow.
  • March 15, 1957
    March 15, 1957
    Episode 27
    Edward R. Murrow visits jazz pianist Duke Ellington in his home in New York City. Also an interview with sculptor William Zorach and his wife Marguerite in Brooklyn.
  • March 8, 1957
    March 8, 1957
    Episode 26
    Edward R. Murrow visits Washington columnist Stewart Alsop, his wife Patricia and their 4 children in their Washington, D.C. home, not far from the office building he shares with his brother columnist Joseph Alsop who is now in Europe. Ed Murrow's second interview takes him to the Manhattan apartment of veteran showman-bandleader Ted "Is Everybody Happy?" Lewis.moreless
  • March 1, 1957
    March 1, 1957
    Episode 25
    Murrow visits married couple actor Glenn Ford and his wife Eleanor Powell. And for the second segment Murrow visits married couple Xavier Cugat and Abbe Lane.
  • February 22, 1957
    February 22, 1957
    Episode 24
    Murrow visits Major General Garrison "Gar" Davidson, recently named as 44th Superintendent of the Military Academy. Also visited is actress Kim Hunter, star of stage, screen and television.
  • February 15, 1957
    February 15, 1957
    Episode 23
    Murrow interviews Singer Gladys Swarthout. For Ed's second interview Horticulturist David Burpee, president of Burpee's Seed Company. His seeds are known to gardeners everywhere as the superior product.
  • February 8, 1957
    February 8, 1957
    Episode 22
    Pasadena members of the League of Women Voters will be gathered this evening to view their National President, Mrs. John G. Lee on Ed Murrow's program. Murrow's second in person interview will take viewers to the home of Gypsy Rose Lee. Her 24-room home in New York's fashionable East Side originally belonged to the Vanderbilt Family.moreless
  • February 1, 1957
    February 1, 1957
    Episode 21
    Edward R. Murrow interviews Kirk Douglas and his wife Anne and their two year old son Peter who are visited in their Beverly Hills, Calfornia. Singer Roberta Sherwood and her husband-manager Don Lanning and their three sons are visited at their home in Biscayne Park, Florida.
  • January 25, 1957
    January 25, 1957
    Episode 20
    Edward R. Murrow visits former New York Senator Herbert Lehman. For the second interview actor Paul Douglas and his wife actress Jan Sterling are visited.
  • January 18, 1957
    January 18, 1957
    Episode 19
    Edward R. Murrow visits the first African-American Major League Baseball player Jackie Robinson and game show host and panelist of TV's "I've Got A Secret", Bill Cullen.
  • January 11, 1957
    January 11, 1957
    Episode 18
    Edward R. Murrow visits actor Basil Rathbone and his family in New York. France's Ambassador to the United States, M. Herve Alphand and his wife are visited from the French Embassy in Washington D.C.
  • January 4, 1957
    January 4, 1957
    Episode 17
    Ed interviews Frankie Laine and his family from Beverly Hills, California. Edward R. Murrow makes a visit to San Francisco and the home of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, who as commander of Allied Naval Forces in the Pacific during World War II, was responsible for history's greatest fleet patrolling a watery theater of 65 million square miles.moreless
  • December 28, 1956
    December 28, 1956
    Episode 16
    Edward R. Murrow intetviews actress Susan Strasberg from her Manhattan apartment. For the second interview Ed visits singer Eydie Gorme from her home in The Bronx.
  • December 21, 1956
    December 21, 1956
    Episode 15
    Edward R. Murrow is away on a trip and his wife, Janet, makes her first TV appearance as the hostess. It is doubtful that she will smoke 8 packages of cigarettes In this half-hour as Murrow does. No newcomer to communications. Mrs. Murrow has done broadcasts for the BBC and during the war years did some radio reporting wllh her husband. She'll visit the home of Don Ameche In New York to meet Honore and their four sons and two daughters. Then she'll drop in on model Suzy Parker In her New York apartment that reflects a Chinese motif.moreless
  • December 14, 1956
    December 14, 1956
    Episode 14
    Edward R. Murrow visits young actor Sal Mineo who lives with his family in the Bronx, also on hand is Michael Mineo. The second guest is Cleveland fianancier Cyrus Eaton who is at home with his family on Acadia, their farm in Northfield, Ohio.
  • December 7, 1956
    December 7, 1956
    Episode 13
    Edward R. Murrow interviews actress Anita Ekberg and her husband Anthony Steel at their ultra-modern house on a mountain top in California. For the second interview, Ed talks to artist Ludwig Bemelmans who lives on the top floor of an apartment house in Manhattan.
  • November 30, 1956
    November 30, 1956
    Episode 12
    Edward R. Murrow visits Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Fadiman at their new Canaan, Connecticut home. Fadiman is the well-known critic and TV and radio emcee. Murrow's second visit is to funnyman Jack E. Leonard who lives with his wife in Manhattan.
  • November 23, 1956
    November 23, 1956
    Episode 11
    Edward R. Murrow visits Lawrence Welk tonight in Beverly Hills, California where the band leader lives with his wife and family. Murrow's second guest is concert violinist Nathan Milstein.
  • November 16, 1956
    November 16, 1956
    Episode 10
    Edward R. Murrow visits leading tenor Jan Peerce in New Rochelle. Ed then pops in on Irish-born Siobhan McKenna at her Manhattan apartment.
  • November 9, 1956
    November 9, 1956
    Episode 9
    Jerry Lewis takes over for Edward R. Murrow who is in Egypt. Jerry interviews author Kay Thompson at home in her Plaza Hotel apartment. Kay Thompson's best-selling book "Eloise" is dramatized on Playhouse 90 on November 22, 1956. She's best known as a singer-dancer-composer. Jerry interviews author Mary Roberts Rinehart from her 18-room Fifth Ave apartment.moreless
  • November 2, 1956
    November 2, 1956
    Episode 8
    Edward R. Murrow interviews Ralph Edwards of TV's "This Is Your Life" and his family are visited at their Beverly Hills, California home. Also comedian Joe E. Lewis is visited at his home in New York City.
  • October 26, 1956
    October 26, 1956
    Episode 7
    Edward R. Murrow interviews Sylvia Porter who covers financial events for more than 150 papers, raises dogs as a hobby and has a race horse named after her. Also pudgy football whiz Herman Hickman talks about his two favorite subjects the gridiron and food.
  • October 19, 1956
    October 19, 1956
    Episode 6
    Shelley Winters is visited at home with her home where she is rehearsing for a new play "Girls of Summer". Illusionist Harry Blackstone swears he wasn't the one who made Margaret Sullavan disappear. Also Harry's wife Besty.
  • October 12, 1956
    October 12, 1956
    Episode 5
    Dave Garroway and his new bride are interviewed at their New York home. Captain Alf Nilson whose home for 30 years has been a Chinese junk, plans to tell Ed about the 40,000 miles he and his wife have traveled in the 70-foot boat.
  • October 5, 1956
    October 5, 1956
    Episode 4
    Edward R. Murrow interviews March of Dimes organizer and actor-performer Eddie Cantor and his wife Ida from their home in Beverly Hills, California. Atomic Energy Commission Chairman Lewis L. Strauss and his wife greet Murrow at their Blue Ridge Mountain farm.
  • September 28, 1956
    September 28, 1956
    Episode 3
    Edward R. Murrow interviews the Duke and Duchess of Windsor at the Waldorf Towers. The Duchess talks about her autobiography "The Heart Has Its Reasons". Also billed is a trip to Darien, Connecticut is to the home of famed artist Jon Whitcomb.
  • September 21, 1956
    September 21, 1956
    Episode 2
    Edward R. Murrow visits with Bette Davis and Gary Merrill from their home in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, discussing life in New England and also throwing in a few words about her new and somewhat controversial movie, Storm Center. Reporter Bob Considine and his family are interviewed from their country home, in Allenhurst, N.J and compares notes with another Globe-trotter named Murrow.moreless
  • September 14, 1956
    September 14, 1956
    Episode 1
    Frank Sinatra gives Edward R. Murrow a tour of his Hollywood Hills home. Frank was promoting his new Western film Johnny Concho. For the second interview Ed interviews Boston lawyer Joseph N. Welch at his 150-year-old colonial home boasting model boats, sculpted by his son and handy weather instruments.
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