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Season 2

27 :02x01 - A Sitting Duck Named Slattery

A mysterious sniper wounds Slattery and follows the attack with death threats. The people behind the attempt are trying to prevent Slattery from passing a bill. Representative Slattery insists
on appearing at public functions despite being wounded in an asassination attempt and subsequent death threats.
Guest Stars: Carroll O'Connor as Lieutenant Wayne Altman | Robert F. Simon as Representative Arthur MacAllister | Howard Caine as Representative Joseph Pacelli | Laurence Haddon as Representative Harry Borland | William Bramley (1) as Beecher
Director: Allen Reisner
Writer: Preston Wood

28 :02x02 - He Who Has Ears, Let Him Bug Somebody Else

Slattery finds that his office and his girl friend's house have been bugged when he fights to make electronic eavesdropping illegal. In this episode Francis James Slattery has an iron jaw and a blistering tongue against his fellow legislators who favor wire tapping. But mostly he is wrapped in the arms of Kathie Browne, a newscaster with ambitions, until they discover the world is listening to their wooing. They tear their houses apart to find hidden microphones.
Guest Stars: Allan Melvin as Braddock | William Hansen (1) as Logan | J.P. Burns as Cody | Robert Riordan as Samson | David Fresco as Tyler | Robert Karnes as Wilson
Director: Gerald Mayer

29 :02x03 - How Impregnable is a Magic Tower?

Interesting drama built around the odd and primitive Los Angeles Watts Towers, finds Representative Slattery working to keep the towers from being torn down. Location shots of the towers, filmed from all angles, are the main attraction, but there's also a nice performance by Eduardo Ciannelli as Roca, the towers' creator
Guest Stars: Pilar Seurat as Maria | Judson Pratt as Daniels | Paul Mantee as Ignacio | Manuel Padilla, Jr. as Dwight | Eduardo Ciannelli as Serafino Roca

30 :02x04 - The Unborn

His political career is at stake when Slattery supports a controversial bill to permit humane abortion. A pregnant woman has German measles---her child may suffer congenital defects. Pat Fielder's script examines the legal and ethical aspects of abortion.
Guest Stars: Joyce Van Patten as Barbara | Fred J. Scollay as Harrison | John Randolph as Dr. Holmes | Trevor Bardette as Conklin
Writer: Pat Fielder

31 :02x05 - Rally 'Round Your Own Flag, Mister

A good, balanced David Karp script takes aim at military extremist groups in this episode.
Lloyd Nolan does a fine job as the chilling, warped leader of a group called the Frontiersmen, under investigation by Representative Slattery. A subversive group known as the Frontiersmen comes to the attention of Rep. Slattery. Lloyd Nolan plays the chief of the group who discovers an undercover agent has been planted by Slattery in his organization.
Nolan tells Slattery he will release the agent unharmed if the state representative will drop his fight against them.
Guest Stars: Lloyd Nolan as Blackburn | Warren Oates as Burns | Clifton James as Means | Robert J. Stevenson as Chairman | Tom Peters (2) as Templeton
Writer: David Karp

32 :02x06 - What Can You Do with a Wounded Tiger?

Slattery investigates a small boy's charge that he was abused by his foster mother. Ossie Davis is featured.
Guest Stars: Ossie Davis as Phillips | Pat Cardi as Stakely | Audrey Christie as Mrs. Roberts | Lonny Chapman as Lou | Robert Nichols II as Carter | Bill Zuckert as Roberts
Director: Ralph Senensky

33 :02x07 - The Hero

Party leaders threaten to withdraw support from state Rep Jim Slattery after he reĀ­fuses to endorse a war hero for U.S. Senator. Earl Holliman guest stars. Slattery (Richard Crenna) suspects the motives of a war hero (Earl Holliman) who is planning to run for office.
Guest Stars: Larry Blyden as Keiller | Lloyd Gough as Galt | Alan Hewitt as Edmonds | Ford Rainey as Holbrook | Victor French as Lindler | Earl Holliman as War hero
Director: Marc Daniels
Writer: Preston Wood

34 :02x08 - Of Damon, Pythias and Sleeping Dogs

Slattery is accused of perjuring himself to protect a friend. A dying man's statement
draws Rep. Slattery into a case of kidnaping,
bribery and perjury involving his best friend.
Guest Stars: Robert Lansing as Markham | Michael Walker (1) as Rankin | Tisha Sterling as Cindy | Juanita Moore as Millie
Director: Allen Reisner

35 :02x09 - The Last Commuter

Slattery gets involved with a man who turns to him because a railroad no longer stops at his station and he is unwilling to move to another town with a train stop. Slattery is all for settling the matter without fanfare when Liz gets wind of it and turns it into an emotionally charged situation. The railroad is now forced to defend itself and in so doing attempts to paint Slattery as a cheap politician making capital of the problem. Guest stars Lew Ayres (in the title role), Joan Blondell.
Guest Stars: Lew Ayres as Spencer Champion Carlisle | Joan Blondell as Mrs. Lewis | Robert Q. Lewis as Stillwell | David Sheiner as Jacoby | Jack Collins (1) as Howells
Director: Marc Daniels
Writer: David Karp

36 :02x10 - Color Him Red

Rep. Slattery is labeled Red when he champions the cause of a professor in a campus free-speech movement. With John Mclntire and Martha Scott.
Guest Stars: Gene Lyons as Norris | John McIntire as Stevens | Martha Scott as Fran
Director: Gerald Mayer
Writer: Pat Fielder
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Drama | Politics
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: CBS ( USA)
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 21, 1964
Ended: November 26, 1965
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