Television: Dec. 4, 1964

Wednesday, December 2 CBS NEWS SPECIAL (CBS, 7:30-8:30 p.m.).— Japan's top cameramen explore the lives of five Japanese from different strata of society, all beset by the problems of adjusting to the nation's increasingly Westernized way of life.

Thursday, December 3 THE DEFENDERS (CBS, 10-11 p.m.).

Guest Star Robert Redford is an escaped convict intent on killing his court-appointed lawyer (E. G. Marshall), whom he blames for his life sentence.

Friday, December 4 BOB HOPE PRESENTS THE CHRYSLER THEATER (NBC, 8:30-9:30 p.m.). Roddy Mc-Dowall plays a dizzy young scientist in a slapstick comedy of...