Profiles in Courage

Profiles in Courage

Anthology series based on the Pulitzer Prize winning book of the same name by John F. Kennedy that ran for 26 episodes on NBC during the 1964-65 television season. Each episode dealt with an individual in American history who took a controversial and/or unpopular stand on an important issue regardless of the effect on his/her public career.

Episode Info

Final: 1x26 -- Thomas Corwin (May/09/1965)

Ohio Senator Thomas Corwin opposes the entry of the United States into war with Mexico in 1847.

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Producer: Gordon Oliver, Robert Saudek
Casting: Lynn Stalmaster
Music: Nelson Riddle
Art Director: John Beckman
Based On The Book By: John F. Kennedy

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Recurring Guests

Robert Emhardt as Governor Boggs (2 eps)
Russell Collins as Foote (2 eps)
John Hoyt as Doc (2 eps)
Torin Thatcher as Sewall (2 eps)
Walter Matthau as John M. Slaton (2 eps)
George Mitchell as Broomell (2 eps)
Whit Bissell as Myles (2 eps)
Edward Asner as Oliver E. Wells (2 eps)
John Colicos as Patrick Henry (2 eps)
Woodrow Parfrey as Governor Brandon (2 eps)

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