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(1954–1979)

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21 Apr. 1957
The Way of the Cross
The dramatic poem of Christ's journey to Calvary with music by Arthur Honegar.
 
21 Jul. 1957
No Man Is an Island
A black college student wins a scholarship to the same school as his old Army buddy, but encounters prejudice in an unexpected place -- the local church congregation, which refuses to admit him to worship.
 
3 May 1959
The Protest - Part One
"The Protest," first of a series inquiring into contemporary American culture. Lorraine Hansberry, playwright; Gilbert Milstein, of The New York Times; Nat Hentoff, jazz critic; John Clellon Holmes, writer; Edwin Fancher, of the Village Voice are guests.
 
17 May 1959
The Protest
Hosted by the Rev. Andrew Young, associate director of the Youth Work Department of the National Council of Churches, this program features guests who perform and discuss jazz. Young says that pioneer jazzmen Charlie Parker and Thelonious Monk contributed to the emotional language of a generation; composer David Amram plays his "Some Day Morning Will Come"; Young and critic Hentoff discuss jazz as a new language of expression for new sets of experiences; pianist Sadik Hakim plays his "Impulse"; Young and Hentoff discuss social protest and blacks as mirrored by jazz; ...
 
23 Aug. 1959
Episode dated 23 August 1959
Deals with modern youth's social attitudes.
 
9 Oct. 1960
The Ugly One
One in this series of religious programs. Part one of a three-part drama about a teenage boy and girl. Opens with Van Dyke miming a boy looking in a mirror discouraged by his looks. Young explains the theme of this installment difficulty of being an awkward adolescent Sidney, a new boy in town, is going to a party, his father yells at him, Sidney gets a reputation as a clown, and takes the blame for cheating by an honor student and is expelled.
 
23 Oct. 1960
The Stranger
Sidney's parents are forced to sell their home because of Sidney's expulsion from school. Patricia confesses to a school official that she, not Sidney, cheated on an exam, her family visits Sidney's family and apologizes, and Sidney is readmitted to school.
 
30 Oct. 1960
Glory of the Heart, Part I
First of a five-part series examining the history and development of church music, with actor Edward Mulhare narrating and tenor saxophonist/composer Ed Summerlin leading an instrumental jazz octet.
 
6 Nov. 1960
Glory of the Heart, Part II
The second in a five-part series examining the history and development of church music, with actor Edward Mulhare narrating and tenor saxophonist/composer Ed Summerlin leading an instrumental jazz octet.
 
13 Nov. 1960
Glory of the Heart, Part III
The third in a five-part series examining the history and development of church music, with actor Edward Mulhare narrating and tenor saxophonist/composer Ed Summerlin leading an instrumental jazz octet.
 
20 Nov. 1960
Glory of the Heart, Part IV
The fourth in a five-part series examining the history and development of church music, with actor Edward Mulhare narrating and tenor saxophonist/composer Ed Summerlin leading an instrumental jazz octet.
 
27 Nov. 1960
Glory of the Heart, Part V
The fifth and final episode in this series examining the history and development of church music, with actor Edward Mulhare narrating and tenor saxophonist/composer Ed Summerlin leading an instrumental jazz octet.
 
11 Jun. 1961
The Coventry Mystery Cycle: Part One
The Marquette Players perform the Annunciation, the Search for a Redeemer, King Herod's Court and the Nativity.
 
18 Jun. 1961
The Coventry Mystery Cycle: Part Two
The Marquette Players perform the selections of the marriage feast at Cana, the temptation of Christ, the story of Mary Magdalene and Palm Sunday.
 
25 Jun. 1961
The Coventry Mystery Cycle: Part Three
Part 4 Pantomime and dance are used by the Marquette Players as they re-create four sections of a Medieval Biblical play. The Agony in the Garden, the Passion, the Resurrection and Ascension, and the Last Judgement. Staged by John Neumeier.
 
10 Sep. 1961
Songs of Searching
Folk Singer from South Africa, Miriam Makeba offers traditional songs of her country including, "Umquokozo", "The Click Song", "Um Home", "Kilimanjaro", "Ntjilo, Ntjilo", Thanayi", "The Satisfying Song", "Liwa Wechi" and "Wimbube". Miss Makeba is accompanied by two guitars, double bass and percussion, with Dr. William Hamilton hosting.
 
19 Nov. 1961
An Act of Faith (I)
The first part dealt with the quiet heroism of the Danish people in rescuing the country's near 8000 Jews from the Nazis during the occupation.
 
26 Nov. 1961
An Act of Faith (II)
Second part of the documentary is dealing with the smuggling of the Jews in neutral Sweden.