Encounter (1960 TV program)

Encounter is a Canadian talk show television program which aired on CBC Television in 1960.

GenreTalk show
Presented byNathan Cohen
Country of originCanada
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
Producer(s)Gordon Babineau
Running time30 minutes
Original networkCBC Television
Original release9 October 
18 December 1960


Nathan Cohen hosted this interview program with guests such as James Baldwin, Samuel Freedman, John Kenneth Galbraith, Stanley Kramer, Louis Kronenberger, Marshall McLuhan, Karl Shapiro and E. W. R. Steacie (National Research Council president).[1]


This half-hour program was broadcast on Sundays at 10:30 p.m. (Eastern) from 9 October to 18 December 1960. Encounter temporarily replaced Fighting Words, also hosted by Cohen.


  1. Corcelli, John (May 2005). "Encounter". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved 7 May 2010.
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