(10/26/55) Radio: Appeared in the episode "You Remind Me of Me" on "Family Theater of the Air".
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Chuck Conners | Martin Herbert
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[on his first introduction to Johnny Crawford
, who was auditioning to play his son Mark in The Rifleman
(1958)] I remember the first time I saw him, I was sitting there with the producer and we were interviewing kids to play Mark. We must have interviewed 20 or 30, then Johnny came in and before we even talked to him I said, "That's him, that's The Rifleman's son".
In June 1973, he befriended Soviet Secretary General Leonid Brezhnev
in a meeting at the White House. Connors traveled to the Soviet Union in December 1973, and presented Brezhnev with two Colt revolvers. In 1982, he asked his friend President Ronald Reagan
if he could attend Brezhnev's funeral service, but he was not allowed to be part of the official US delegation.