Anatomy of a Lynching

Anatomy of a Lynching

Air Date: October 12, 1969

Written by: Preston Wood

Directed by: William Wiard

Guest Stars: Guy Stockwell (John Deegan), Ellen Weston (Louise Deegan), Ted Gehring (Jim Fischer), Ray Teal (Sheriff Roy Coffee)

A man is acquitted of murder which upsets the folks of Virginia City. They are ready to lynch him. Ben works to reopen the case by finding out the truth about the case before it is too late.

Trivia: This was Guy Stockwell’s second and last appearance in the series. He was the older brother of well-known actor Dean Stockwell. He helped create the Los Angeles Art Theater, and taught at the University of California, Los Angeles for two years in the masters program for acting.