Thu, 12/04/2008

Hall of Fame 2008 Inductees

This year the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will honor Bea Arthur, Dan Burke, LarLinkry Gelbart, Merv Griffin, Tom Murphy, and Sherwood Schwartz as the latest inductees to the Hall of Fame. You can view many of our Archive Interviews online at

In this excerpt from her 2001 interview, Bea Arthur discusses how she got the role of "Maude", working with Norman Lear, becoming a symbol of the women's lib movement, and her feelings on the craft of comedy.