About the TV Show
First Air Date: August 23, 1954
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|Seasons/Episodes||:||1 episodes in 1 Seasons|
Background is a news series hosted by Joseph C. Harsch that first aired in August 1954 on NBC. Each half hour episode covered a foreign policy or national politics subject through films reports, interviews, and live broadcasts. The series was cancelled after one season.