Trial of John Peter Zenger, The (Studio One) (1953)
Starring: Eddie Albert, Murray Matheson
Plot: This drama was a presentation of the Emmy winning CBS series Studio One, a weekly dramatic program that ran for ten seasons. This series originated as a weekly dramatic radio program that moved to television in the late 1940's. Viewers were treated to performances by some to the great actors and actresses of their time. This episode recounts the story of Zenger and his legal problems, which resulted from defying British rule in the colonies when he printed materials unflattering to King George and his surrogates in New York.