The Alcoa Hour: Season 1, Episode 16

The President (13 May 1956)

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Paul Westman, a candidate for president of the United States, is faced with an ethical tug-of-war over whether to offer a patronage job to a party boss in return for votes assuring the ... See full summary »

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John Boruff
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Governor Dan Cowlin
Allen Collins ...
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Robert Dryden
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Grace Westman
Larry Gates ...
Fulton Wills
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Paul Westman
Alfred Ryder ...
Harvey Wilson
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Bill Groody
Luis Van Rooten ...
Foster
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Sully
Howard Wierum
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Paul Westman, a candidate for president of the United States, is faced with an ethical tug-of-war over whether to offer a patronage job to a party boss in return for votes assuring the nomination. Westman grows more and more entangled in compromise until he defends an aide charged with having Communist sympathies. Written by Paley Center for Media

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