The Defenders (1961–1965)
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A college law professor asks the Prestons to defend a campus fascist leader accused of ordering the beating of a student who took issue with his speech. The professor and both Prestons ... See full summary »

Director:

Buzz Kulik

Writers:

David Davidson (as Albert Sanders), Reginald Rose (created by)
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
E.G. Marshall ... Lawrence Preston
Robert Reed ... Kenneth Preston
Ben Piazza ... Jack Powers
Edgar Stehli Edgar Stehli ... Professor Wilson
Pat Henning Pat Henning ... Tom Powers
Robert Gerringer ... DA Louis Fontana
Polly Rowles ... Helen Donaldson
Dino Narizzano Dino Narizzano ... Martin White
Freda Holloway Freda Holloway ... Esther Forbes
Augusta Merighi Augusta Merighi ... Mrs. Carisi
Ray Reinhardt Ray Reinhardt ... Mr. Jackson
Lester Rawlins Lester Rawlins ... Dr. Wuhl
John Alexander ... Judd Forrest
Ken Kercheval ... Jack Wilks
John Boruff John Boruff ... Judge
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Storyline

A college law professor asks the Prestons to defend a campus fascist leader accused of ordering the beating of a student who took issue with his speech. The professor and both Prestons despise the defendant's beliefs, but feel he must be represented in court. Written by rbecker28

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fascist | campus assault | See All (2) »

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Drama

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Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 1962 (USA) See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Ken Kercheval's TV debut. See more »

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