In 1730, Newspaper publisher John Peter Zenger was tried and not convicted of seditious libel for his criticism of His Majesty government. The precedent of his acquittal showed that the truth is always a defense against libel.
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Sponsored by Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Studio One was seen on CBS , from 1948 through 1958, under several variant titles: Studio One Summer Theatre, Studio One in Hollywood, Summer Theatre, Westinghouse Studio One and Westinghouse Summer Theatre. It was telecast in black-and-white only.
US special agent Steve Mitchell (Brian Donlevy) travels to exotic locales where he encounters adventure and violent international intrigue. This was a spin off of the popular radio show.
Pilot Peter Wade sees an apparition in the clouds that commands him to steer his plane into a mountain. Peter’s father is also having visions of the man who he once knew during WWII. The wraith reappears to the younger Wade, leading him to make a startling discovery.
Jack Benny plays with Audrey Meadows in a spoof on the Honeymooners. It almost makes a guy wish Jack Benny had taken Jackie Gleasons place in the Honeymooners.
A precocious little girl tries to get her stepmother out of prison by playing an amateur Sherlock Holmes
A woman and a married man were drawn to a small seaside town where they begin an affair that neither of them really understands.