Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

A Profile in Courage 

Thaddeus Stevens, the powerful leader of the Radical Republicans in the House of Representatives, wishes to punish the South following the American Civil War. First it was President Abraham... See full summary »

Director:

Fielder Cook

Writers:

John F. Kennedy, Wendell Mayes (adaptation)

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Robert H. Harris
Victor Jory
John F. Kennedy ... Himself - Introducing Program
James Whitmore ... Senator Edmund G. Ross
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Storyline

Thaddeus Stevens, the powerful leader of the Radical Republicans in the House of Representatives, wishes to punish the South following the American Civil War. First it was President Abraham Lincoln and now his successor Andrew Johnson who opposes Stevens' plans of retribution. An angered Stevens begins the process of impeaching Johnson in 1868. Written by GusF

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 May 1956 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Archived newspapers report that this program utilized 76 actors including 55 speaking roles. See more »

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