Person to Person - Season 6

CBS (ended 1961)




Episode Guide

  • June 26, 1959
    June 26, 1959
    Episode 40
    For the final show of the season, Murrow visits Hugh Baillie, former President of the United Press Ed visits with actress Lee Remick and her TV director-husband William Colleran.
  • June 19, 1959
    June 19, 1959
    Episode 39
    Writer/Director Garson Kanin and his actress wife, Ruth Gordon from their in a brownstone house in New York, will be Edward R. Murrow's guests. India's Ambassador to the U.S., Mohammed Ali Currim Chagla.
  • June 12, 1959
    June 12, 1959
    Episode 38
    An illustrious career woman and a top ranking choreographer visit with Murrow tonight. Former Assistant Secretary of Defense, Mrs. Anna M. Rosenberg, looks back on her wartime experiences, reminisces about the fascinating people she met in her work, and reveals her feminine interest in clothes and accessories. Jerome Robbins, so thoroughly immersed in the world of the dance that he barely has time for his photography-hobby, looks forward to his forthcoming tour with "Ballet, U.S.A." in Europe and the Iron Curtain countries.moreless
  • June 5, 1959
    June 5, 1959
    Episode 37
    Edward R. Murrow interviews Zsa Zsa Gabor and her daughter Francesca Hilton from their home in Bel Air, California. Murrow's second interview is with financial expert Gerald M. Loeb and his wife, from their home in Redding, Connecticut.
  • May 29, 1959
    May 29, 1959
    Episode 36
    From his army post home in Fort Myer, Va., Master Sgt. William E. Daniel tells Murrow how a firm boy from Virginia got to be sergeant of the guard at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Traveling the short distance to the tomb Itself, he shows Ed the ceremony of the "Changing of the Guards." From New York City, actor-comic Tom Poston and his wife Jean Sullivan (TV commercials, you know), introduce their three-year-old daughter Francesca to the TV screen.moreless
  • May 22, 1959
    May 22, 1959
    Episode 35
    Edward R. Murrow interviews Chicago White Sox new chief, William Louis Veeck Jr., talks about his varied career and his current plans. Mrs. Mary (Albert D.) Lasker's philanthropies, particularly in the field of art and medicine, are well known. Interesting to see her on one of her rare appearances on TV.moreless
  • May 15, 1959
    May 15, 1959
    Episode 34
    Though Murrow's guest composer Jule Styne has produced many Broadway hits, he still likes to think of himself first as a composer of songs. To prove it, he even shows off a trunkful still unsold. Ed's other guest, Vincent Sardi Jr., who reminisces about the curious and the famous who have been dining at his celebrated restaurant over the years, and chats about his hobby, racing sports cars.moreless
  • May 8, 1959
    May 8, 1959
    Episode 33
    After having written and produced a goodly number of Broadway hits for 20 years and more, Moss Hart finds himself m the throes of his first work of straight prose. And at his side, actress wife Kitty Carlisle explains the joys of having a husband who does all his work at home. Murrow's other guest, famous golfer Tommy Armour, has some sage advice for duffers and those who really play.moreless
  • May 1, 1959
    May 1, 1959
    Episode 32
    Ed pays singer, actress, comedienne Gale Storm of My Little Margie and The Gale Storm Show a visit. Murrow interviews West Point cadet and Heismann trophy winner Pete Dawkins.
  • April 24, 1959
    April 24, 1959
    Episode 31
    A famous violinist and a public-spirited lawyer meet with Murrow. Isaac Stern, who met his Israeli wife on one of his many worldwide concert tours, muses on the state of music education in this country. Attorney Whitney North Seymour, who 11 be president of the Amencan Bar Association in 1960, discusses his varied work with the New York Legal Aid Society and with Freedom House, and explains his love for the city of New York.moreless
  • April 17, 1959
    April 17, 1959
    Episode 30
    Edward R. Murrow visits singer Harry Belafonte and his wife in their New York City home as well as author-critic Cleveland Amory.
  • April 10, 1959
    April 10, 1959
    Episode 29
    Edward R. Murrow visits artist Thomas Hart Benton in his Kansas City, Mo home. Miss Joan Blondell is seen in her New York City apartment.
  • April 3, 1959
    April 3, 1959
    Episode 28
    Edward R. Murrow pays Mr. Television himself Uncle Miltie, Milton Berle a visit. For his second interview Tennis champion Althea Gibson is the guest.
  • March 27, 1959
    March 27, 1959
    Episode 27
    Audrey Meadows is the substitute host for Edward R. Murrow. Audrey visits sports columnist Jimmy Cannon. For the second interview Producer, director and writer Joshua Logan is interviewed.
  • March 20, 1959
    March 20, 1959
    Episode 26
    Edward R. Murrow interviews from New York, Soprano Eleanor Steber, star of the Metropolitan Opera's remarkable new production Wozzeck. And from Columbia, S.C. Ed pays Politico James F. Byrnes a visit.
  • March 13, 1959
    March 13, 1959
    Episode 25
    Murrow interviews novelist, screen writer and playwright Budd Schulberg. Ed talks with Sarah Gibson Banning, the first woman President of Vassar College.
  • March 6, 1959
    March 6, 1959
    Episode 24
    Ed visits singer, dancer, actress and Oscar contender Shirley MacLaine from her Sherman Oaks, California home. Murrow also drops in on the New York home of Pulitzer Prize winning political cartoonist, Rube Goldberg.
  • February 27, 1959
    February 27, 1959
    Episode 23
    Ed's guests are very busy people. When you hear Dr. Howard A. Rusk, you are tempted to call him Mr. Rehabilitation -his interests in helping the handicapped to make a place for' themselves in society is so widespread. Jack Wrather, on the other hand, is a businessman who owns umpteen television properties, among his other endeavors, and his wife, actress Bonita Granville, plus his children, seem to find time for those properties too.moreless
  • February 20, 1959
    February 20, 1959
    Episode 22
    Edward R. Murrow interviews Wrestler/Boxer Antonio 'Argentina' Rocca. For Ed's second interview Ed pays Miss Chloe Gifford, President of the General Federation of Women's Clubs a visit.
  • February 13, 1959
    February 13, 1959
    Episode 21
    Ed visits actress Claire Bloom. Second interview is with author Harry Golden ("Only in America").
  • February 6, 1959
    February 6, 1959
    Episode 20
    Edward R. Murrow visits Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro and his nine-year old son Fidel Jr. and artist-illustrator Norman Rockwell and his wife Mary.
  • January 30, 1959
    January 30, 1959
    Episode 19
    Ed talks to Sports columnist of the New York Herald, Walter 'Red' Smith. And then Ed visits Virginia Egnor better known in the entertainment world as Dagmar.
  • January 23, 1959
    January 23, 1959
    Episode 18
    Ed pays Tony Randall and his wife a visit at their New York apartment. For the second interview Ed visits French chanteuse Genevieve.
  • January 16, 1959
    January 16, 1959
    Episode 17
    Ed Murrow visits society bandleader Meyer Davis who has 80 bands and 1,100 musicians to place. The heir of the A & P chain Huntington Hartford will be paid at visit at his New York apartment.
  • January 9, 1959
    January 9, 1959
    Episode 16
    Edward R. Murrow visits the Ottawa home of photographer Yousuf Karsh and his wife. For Ed's second stop, he pays a visit to the Manhattan apartment of singer Jane Morgan.
  • January 2, 1959
    January 2, 1959
    Episode 15
    Ed visits with Baseball's Roy Campanella who has made a valiant but still incomplete recovery from a near-fatal automobile accident. We saw him on TV as he was carried into the stands to watch the World Series last October, but tonight will be our first opportunity to visit with him closeup in his Long Island NY home with his wife and six children. For the second interview Ed talks to comedic genius George Jessel.moreless
  • December 26, 1958
    December 26, 1958
    Episode 14
    Edward R. Murrow interviews Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman. For the second interview Ed visits with Bernie and Lorraine D'Essen who operate a talent scout agency for animals.
  • December 19, 1958
    December 19, 1958
    Episode 13
    Ed interviews multi-talented entertainer Gene Kelly. For the second interview Ed pays the United States Treasurer Mrs. Ivy Baker Priest a visit.
  • December 12, 1958
    December 12, 1958
    Episode 12
    Ed interviews Opera star Richard Tucker. For the second visit, Ed talks to columnist Inez Robb.
  • December 5, 1958
    December 5, 1958
    Episode 11
    Edward R. Murrow interviews Prince Aly Khan, Pakistan's ambassador to the United Nations. Ed also visits actress Ann Sothern.
  • November 28, 1958
    November 28, 1958
    Episode 10
    Ed interviews singer actress Pat Suzuki. For the second interview Ed visits, A.C. Fuller founder of the Fuller Brush Co. in West Hartford, Connecticut.
  • November 21, 1958
    November 21, 1958
    Episode 9
    Edward R. Murrow visits radio veteran Don McNeill and Mary Roebling, a governor of the American stock exchange and first woman ever to be elected to an office in the stock exchange.
  • November 14, 1958
    November 14, 1958
    Episode 8
    Edward R. Murrow interviews dancer and choreographer Agnes de Mille and playwright and librettist Russel Crouse.
  • November 7, 1958
    November 7, 1958
    Episode 7
    Edward R. Murrow interviews syndicated columnist and founder of the Hollywood Women's Press Club, Louella Parsons. And for the second interview former Supreme Court Justice Harold Burton is paid a visit.
  • October 31, 1958
    October 31, 1958
    Episode 6
    Edward R. Murrow interviews America's sweetheart Jeanette MacDonald and her husband Gene Raymond. The second interview is with Manhattan designer and illustrator Russell Patterson.
  • October 24, 1958
    October 24, 1958
    Episode 5
    Edward R. Murrow visits ex-vaudeville star Rosie Dolly and pianist Roger Williams.
  • October 17, 1958
    October 17, 1958
    Episode 4
    Vincent Price and his wife in their Los Angeles home. We know about Price's art collection, but who knew he is married to a lady-bricklayer? For the second interview Ed visits the eccentric husband and wife dance team of Mata and Hari, Ruth Mata and Eugene Hari (from Switzerland).
  • October 10, 1958
    October 10, 1958
    Episode 3
    Edward R. Murrow interviews President and Mrs. Robert F. Goheen on the campus of Princeton University and the New York City home of labor-columnist Victor Reisel and his wife.
  • October 3, 1958
    October 3, 1958
    Episode 2
    Edward R. Murrow interviews Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme from their home in New York City and Dear Abby columnist Abigail Van Buren from her home in Burlingame, California.
  • September 26, 1958
    September 26, 1958
    Episode 1
    Back for Season 6. Edward R. Murrow interviews Jerry Lewis and his family and for the second interview, Commander William R. Anderson skipper of The Nautilus.