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Tuesday April 20, 1971
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Prime-time network TV listings for Tuesday April 20, 1971:


7:30 PM 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
CBS The Beverly Hillbillies: The Clampetts In Washington (Repeat) Green Acres: Jealousy (Repeat) Hee Haw (Repeat) All In The Family: Writing The President (Repeat) CBS News Special: Justice In America
ABC The Mod Squad: The Song Of Willie (Repeat) Movie: Run, Simon, Run (1970) Marcus Welby, M.D.: To Get Through The Night (Repeat)
NBC Julia: Long Time No Ski (Repeat) Earth Year One Movie: House Of Cards (1970)
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[CBS 7:30] The Beverly Hillbillies [Reg]: The Clampetts In Washington
Season 9, episode 2
W: Paul Henning, Dick Wesson   D: Robert M. Leeds

With Phil Silvers (Honest John/Shifty Shafer), Kathleen Freeman (Flo Shafer), Keith Rogers (Stewardess), Richard Erdman (Guard), Al Lanti (Cab driver).
Con man Shifty Shafer informs the Clampetts that the President doesn't even own the White House he's living in. However, Shifty will sell it to the Clampetts -- for a measly million -- so they can present it to the chief executive as a good will gift.

(Repeat program, originally aired 9/22/1970)

[ABC 7:30] The Mod Squad [Reg]: The Song Of Willie
Season 3, episode 5
W: Steffi Barrett, Tony Barrett   D: Gene Nelson

With Bill Walker (Rollie), Lawrence Cook (Cal Rush), Marlene Clark (Ruthie Rush), Norman Alden (Charles Swain), Jed Allan (Frank Walsh), Lola Falana (Marci Weaver), Sammy Davis Jr. (Willie Rush).
The life of a ruthless motion picture star is threatened.

(Repeat program, originally aired 10/20/1970)

[NBC 7:30] Julia [Reg]: Long Time No Ski
Season 3, episode 9
W: Alan J. Levitt   D: Ezra Stone

Julia's son Corey considers Steve Bruce a rival for his mother's affections. When Steve finds out he decides to win over both Corey and Julia by taking Corey on an Indian Guide camping trip.

(Repeat program, originally aired 11/17/1970)

[CBS 8:00] Green Acres [Reg]: Jealousy
Season 6, episode 3
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Victoria Paige Meyerink (Lori Baker), Pat Cranshaw (Old Man), Elsie Baker (Old Lady).
Eb, piqued by Oliver and Lisa's lavish attentions to houseguest Lori Baker, departs the farm to face the "cruel world" all alone.

(Repeat program, originally aired 9/29/1970)

[NBC 8:00] Earth Year One [special]
What the individual can do to help solve pollution problems.

[CBS 8:30] Hee Haw
(Repeat program)

[ABC 8:30] Movie: Run, Simon, Run (1970)
W: Lionel Siegel   D: George McCowan

With Burt Reynolds, Inger Stevens, Royal Dano, Rodolfo Acosta, Joyce Jameson, James Best, Don Dubbins, Barney Phillips.
After 10 years in prison, a hereditary Indian chief returns home only to discover that even love must give way before his ancient tribal heritage.

[NBC 9:00] Movie: House Of Cards (1970)
With George Peppard, Inger Stevens, Orson Welles, Keith Mitchell.
Young American drifter Reno Davis, down on his luck in Paris, accepts a job with a mysterious family.

[CBS 9:30] All In The Family [Reg]: Writing The President
Season 1, episode 2
W: Paul Harrison, Norman Lear, Lennie Weinrib   D: John Rich

With Helen Page Camp (Nun).
Upon learning that his "meathead" son-in-law Mike has written a letter to the President, Archie becomes so upset that he writes an opposing letter to offset the "damage" of Mike's.

(Repeat program, originally aired 1/19/1971)

[CBS 10:00] CBS News Special: Justice In America
CBS News presents the first in a three-part investigative report on America's system of justice, focusing on the central core of the system, the courts. The first hour explores whether justice in America meets the fundamental concept of equality under the law - specifically legal treatment of dissidents, minority groups and the poor. Eric Sevareid is the reporter.

[ABC 10:00] Marcus Welby, M.D. [Reg]: To Get Through The Night
Season 2, episode 6
W: Charles A. McDaniel   D: Marc Daniels

With Larry Hagman (Dr. Sam Bowers), Barbara Anderson (Marci Shore), Anthony Eisley (John Borden), George Takei (Fred), Norman Stuart (Dr. Kingman), Judith McConnell (Claudia Moran).
Welby finds it difficult to treat an old friend, a "hot-line" psychiatrist who is more concerned with helping a girl threatening suicide than with his own continued existence.

(Repeat program, originally aired 10/20/1970)


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