The theme is love, hosted by Buddy Greco and his guests on this Valentine's Day special (with commercials). Featured are actors Sal Mineo, Marie Wilson, and Elaine Dunn & singers Jackie DeShannon, Teddy Neely, and The Backporch Majority.
June 22, 1966-September 7, 1966 (CBS); 1968 (Syndicated). The first of pop singer John Gary's variety hours was a summer replacement for "The Danny Kaye Show." The second show was a syndicated effort and featured Sammy Spear's Orchestra.
Musical-comedy star Jack Cassidy hosts this song-and-dance salute to St. Patrick's Day.
Other title used for this special broadcast is
JACK CASSIDY'S St. PATRICK'S DAY SPECIAL.
Note: Occasional static heard during the song
"Sweet Molly Malone" sung by The Back Porch Majority singers.
Walter Cronkite introduces segments with famous political, creative and entertainment personalities as well as news events from the past fifty years of broadcasting. Heard are: Bruce Dunning,
Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr., Richard M. Nixon, William S. Paley, Eric Sevareid, Orson Welles, Goodman Ace, Mel Allen, Eve Arden, Red Barber, Edgar Bergen, Bing Crosby, Joe DiMaggio, Douglas Edwards, Arthur Godfrey, Ted Husing, Agnes Moorehead, Charles Osgood, Andy Rooney, Red Skelton, Casey Stengel, Marie Wilson, The Andrews Sisters, Fred W. Friendly, Benny Goodman, Edward R. Murrow, Frank Sinatra and Robert Trout.