The first half of this drama chronicles the criminal investigation; the concluding half, the trial. This was an ambitious but ill-fated 90-minute series; NBC made the concept work spectacularly well, in an hourlong format, nearly 30 years later with `Law & Order.'
An ex-surgeon performs an emergency operation on an accident victim, then faces manslaughter charges when the patient dies. Eleanor: Julie Adams. Dr. Ferguson: Kent Smith. Egan: Chuck Connors. Anderson: Ben Gazzara. Miller: John Larch.