The Alcoa Hour (1955–1957)

The President 

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 »

Director:

Robert Mulligan

Writer:

David Davidson

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
John Boruff John Boruff
Fred Clark ... Governor Dan Cowlin
Allen Collins Allen Collins ... (as Allen F. Collins)
Robert Dryden Robert Dryden
Mildred Dunnock ... Grace Westman
Larry Gates ... Fulton Wills
Claude Rains ... Paul Westman
Alfred Ryder ... Harvey Wilson
Everett Sloane ... Bill Groody
Luis Van Rooten Luis Van Rooten ... Foster
David White ... Sully
Howard Wierum Howard Wierum
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Drama

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 May 1956 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Showcase Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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