Wagon Train: Season 3, Episode 3

The C.L. Harding Story (14 Oct. 1959)

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A reporter has joined the wagon train. When the Major finds out he is a she, he finds his hands full especially when her looks and curiosity jeopardize everyone's safety and their right to vote.



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Episode cast overview:
Flint McCullough (credit only)
C.L. Harding
Frank McGrath ...
Terry Wilson ...
Frank Hoag
Amzie Strickland ...
Arletta Hoag
Theodore Newton ...
John Holland ...


The Major agreed to take a reporter, C.L. Harding, with the wagon train to Fort Laramie. When the reporter arrives, Adams is surprised and unhappy to learn the reporter is a woman, Celia Lucinda Harding. He tries to back out but her editor changes his mind. Harding is a new independent woman whose position usually riles the Major but they develop a love hate relationship with the love mostly hidden. When a new judge has to be elected on the train, Harding asks the Major to allow the women to vote as well which he vehemently opposes. She organizes the women plus Wooster into a strike. No cooking, mending, or affection for the men until they are allowed to vote. Things become so bad for the men they plead with him to allow the women to vote. After a women's demonstration stampedes the horses and they are found, Harding and the Major try to mend their differences. As they do so, Arletta asks the Major is they are in Wyoming. After Adams confirms they are in Wyoming, Arletta informs him ... Written by Anonymous

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14 October 1959 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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C.L. Harding: I wish I had a door so I could slam it.
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