Herbert decides to run for city planning commissioner. Dobie is proud to campaign for his father, that is until he meets a pretty girl, the next love of his life. She is Betty Jane Cheever, the daughter of Herbert's opponent, George G. Cheever. Betty Jane doesn't want the election to get between their possible relationship, but she does open Dobie's eyes to the primary issue of the campaign - Proposition E - which Cheever supports as it would tear down an aging neighborhood that many consider a slum. In discussions with his father about the election, Dobie learns that Herbert doesn't know about the issues at all - that he is campaigning solely on his charisma - but when he does hear about Proposition E, he doesn't support it because it is the neighborhood in which he grew up, which brings with it nostalgic and fond memories for him. This stance places a rift between Dobie and Herbert, which brings up whether standing up for one's beliefs, being informed and correct about an issue, or ...
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The sole acting credit of Cynthia Conroy. See more
References Kennedy-Nixon Debate
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing
Music by Sammy Fain
Played at Betty Jane Cheever's entrance See more