The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

The Andersonville Trial

 1970 | KCET-TV, Public Broadcasting Service

In a season generally devoid of meaningful drama, the adaptation of The Andersonville Trial by the Hollywood Television Theater on the Public Broadcasting Service proved a high water mark with mounting tension and, ultimately, a numbing impact. This extraordinary production, directed by George C. Scott, probed deeply into man’s continuing dilemma of the conflict between duty and conscience.

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