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Season 2 Episode 4

Dateline II

Aired Monday 8:00 PM Nov 14, 1955 on NBC
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Dateline II
A salute to foreign correspondents; presented in cooperation with Overseas Press Club of America, Inc., Milton Berle performs a monologue; Peggy Lee sings "You're My Thrill" and "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot;" Irving Berlin sings a few bars from "You Gotta Get Up;" John Raitt sings "Free," written by Berlin especially for this program; Janet Blair sings "The Funnies" and reads the funnies as a ballet from "Li'l Abner" is performed; "Dateline Korea" is original playlet by Donald Bevan, honoring Pulitzer Prize Winning correspondent Marguerite Higgins, with Janet Blair and Greer Garson sing "How About You;" John Wayne reminisces about role of Marine Correspondents; Spanish dance by Antonio, assisted by Carmen Rojas; John Steinbeck "Memorium to Robert Capa" read by William Holden; Robert Frost reads his poem "The land was ours before we were the land's;" Greer Garson pays tribute to underground newspaper in Cracow Ghetto; entire cast sings "Free" in Finale.moreless

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