635     February 7, 1966 (Taped January 31)
Betsy, Bill, Bess, Henry

Marguerite Belleri from Jackson Heights, New York: “I sing with the Metropolitan Opera Company…I’ve sung with the Met every season since 1910”                 
Mrs. Belleri sings in virtual anonymity in the 78-member chorus.  In her long history, she knew and performed with such legends as Enrico Caruso and conductor Arturo Toscanini.  Here, she performs “An die Musik” (1817) by Franz Schubert, accompanied on piano by her daughter, Elizabeth Martiny. At the end of the current season, the Met is vacating the Metropolitan Opera House, its home since 1883, for new facilities at Lincoln Center.  Belleri would move with the company to the new performance space, but would retire at the end of the 1967 season.   

Tom Williams from Duluth, Minnesota: “I’m a professional ice hockey player…I’m the only American born player in Major League Hockey”                 
Williams plays center for the Boston Bruins in an era when the NHL still only has their “Original Six” teams, and for much of the sixties was the only American among the 120 or so active players.  He was a member of the gold-medal winning American hockey team at the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley.  Williams was nicknamed “The Bomber” not for his shooting prowess, but because he once joked to Canadian customs officials that he had a bomb in his luggage.  He would play professionally until 1976, but with the expansion to twelve teams in 1967, and the growing US interest in the sport, he soon lost his unique status as the only American NHL player.   

Special guest Robert Morse brings original models of inventions (cash register, mimeograph, adding machine, telephone) and the panel tries to figure out what the common devices are today.  Morse has two credits with exceptionally long titles.  He is known for his starring role on Broadway in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1961-65) and will star in the upcoming move Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama’s Hung You in the Closet and I’m Feeling So Sad (1967).