15 episodes, 1960, KETC (St. Louis)
"This 15-program series was first presented as a telecourse over station KETC and is produced for the Center by St. Louis in cooperation with Washington University. Designed to educate in the field of American politics, the programs cover the development of political parties, the theory and practice of party institutions such as the primary, the convention and the machine, and current political issues from the perspective of party record. Lecturer for the series is Thomas H. Eliot, chairman and professor of the department of political science at Washington University. Professor Eliot is a former US Congressman from Massachusetts and has had twelve years’ experience in Federal government administrative and legal posts."