Encounter (1970)

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First broadcast on Saturday, January 3, 1970, the Canadian public affairs series Encounter was originally moderated by Ron Collister and Charles Lynch. On each episode, the two hosts and a guest journalist would grill a prominent politician, in the time-honored manner of NBC's Meet the Press. Throughout most of its run, the series fluctuated between a Thursday and Sunday-evening time slot. The final Encounter aired over the CBC on September 5, 1974, by which time the original hosts had been replaced by Doug Collins and Elizabeth Gray.