Dramatic series of actual people and events at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York.
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Donald May Donald May ...  Host / ... 36 episodes, 1956-1957
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Dramatic series of actual people and events at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York.

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 October 1956 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The West Point Story See more »

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Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In his TV Archives interview, Leonard Nimoy said with the show being filmed at the real West Point, in the dead of winter, the cameras would freeze up, causing the cameramen to have to bring in heat lamps to thaw the cameras. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Leave It to Beaver: The Visiting Aunts (1958) See more »

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West Point March
Written by Philip Egner and Alfred Parham
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The flush in program was a model for similar events at college campuses, including Miami University.
26 January 2006 | by willekgeSee all my reviews

In the West Point series,one program dealt with a "flush in", in which the cadets coordinated an activity that had everyone flush simultaneously, creating a major hydraulic problem in the water system at the academy. In the campus demonstrations on the Vietnam War a decade later, at least one school, Miami University, in Oxford, Ohio, replicated this as a symbol of protest. At a specified time, students all over campus flushed toilets and opened faucets, precipitating a major decline in water pressure. If there had been a fire in town, there would have been a real crisis, as there wasn't enough water to fight a fire. This incident was a factor in closing the university for a time, although it reopened before the end of the term, allowing for graduation, and a confused class situation. Some students suffered sanctions for this and other actions deemed detrimental to the university.


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