Barbara Walters on women in television and what she tells women who want to follow in her footsteps00:53
Jon Hamm on what he likes about acting - "you get paid to play"01:29
Betty White on the original script and casting of The Golden Girls01:36
Anthony Bourdain on advice to aspiring writers and television personalities
Milton Berle on how the moniker "Uncle Miltie" came about04:34
David Chase on how growing up in New Jersey gave him access to the goings-on of the mob02:02
Quincy Jones on composing the theme for Sanford & Son04:05
Judith Light on the importance of Transparent04:13
Debbie Allen on how her life changed with the success of the TV show, Fame
Our oral histories chronicle the evolution of television by recording the stories of people who have impacted the television landscape. We interview television professionals, both in front of and behind the camera, in order to document all facets of the industry.
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Broadcasting is a personal business. It's an ability to enlist the aid of people, their energy, their brain power, and their creative ability.