The Rebels (TV series)

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The Rebels
GenreDrama
Interview
Talk show
Historical
Presented byKeith Berwick
StarringRon Thompson[1]
Louis Gossett, Jr.
Lois Nettleton
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes13
Production
Producer(s)Sue Booker
Running time30 mins.
Release
Original networkKNBC[2][3]
Original release1976 –
1976

The Rebels was an American television show broadcast on KNBC in 1976.[1][4]

Format[edit]

NBC television series where actors performed dramatic portrayals of famous American historical figures that were interviewed for a modern audience by host Keith Berwick.

Episode list[edit]

Season 1 (1976)[edit]

The first and only season of The Rebels began airing during the 1975–76 United States network television schedule in 1976. It consisted of a total of thirteen episodes.

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series
No. in
season
Title Original air date
11"Thomas Jefferson[5]"
April 24, 1976 (1976-04-24)[5]
A fictional interview with Thomas Jefferson.
22"Abigail Adams[6]"
May 1, 1976 (1976-05-01)[6]
A fictional interview with historical figure Abigail Adams.
33"Thomas Paine[7]"
May 15, 1976 (1976-05-15)[7]
A fictional interview with Thomas Paine.
44"Henry David Thoreau[4]"
June 6, 1976 (1976-06-06)[4]
Actor Ron Thompson portrays Henry David Thoreau.[4]
55"Sojourner Truth[8]"
June 12, 1976 (1976-06-12)[8]
A fictional interview with Sojourner Truth.
66"John Brown[9]"
June 19, 1976 (1976-06-19)[9]
A fictional interview with abolitionist John Brown.
77"Dr. Martin Delany[10]"
June 26, 1976 (1976-06-26)[10]
A fictional interview with Dr. Martin Delany.[10]
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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Tele-Vues, Sunday, June 6, 1976". Independent Press-Telegram. Long Beach, California. June 6, 1976. p. 170.
  2. ^ Glick, Joshua (2018). Los Angeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958-1977. University of California Press.
  3. ^ "KNBC's Bicentennial Series, 'The Rebels'". Los Angeles Sentinel. B. April 22, 1976.
  4. ^ a b c d "TV Log". Redlands Daily Facts. Redlands, California. June 5, 1976. p. 10.
  5. ^ a b "TV Log". Redlands Daily Facts. Redlands, California. April 24, 1976. p. 15.
  6. ^ a b "TV Log". Redlands Daily Facts. Redlands, California. May 1, 1976. p. 8.
  7. ^ a b "TV Log". Redlands Daily Facts. Redlands, California. May 15, 1976. p. 8.
  8. ^ a b "TV Log". Redlands Daily Facts. Redlands, California. June 12, 1976. p. 10.
  9. ^ a b "TV Log". Redlands Daily Facts. Redlands, California. June 19, 1976. p. 8.
  10. ^ a b c "TV Log". Redlands Daily Facts. Redlands, California. June 26, 1976. p. 8.

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