Writer/Producer Abby Mann's Archive of American Television Interview is now on Google Video!
About the interview:
In this three-hour interview, Mann discusses his early teleplays, written during the Golden Age of Television Drama in the 1950s, including such noteworthy teleplays as “A Child Is Waiting” (for Studio One) and “Judgment at Nuremberg” (for Playhouse 90). He also talked about the feature film adaptations of these teleplays. Mann discussed his writing of the television movie The Marcus Nelson Murders, and the creation of the subsequent series, Kojak. Mann talked in detail about two other 1970s projects, the series Medical Story and the miniseries King, the dramatization of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. He spoke about his more recent endeavors as writer and executive producer of such television movies as The Atlanta Child Murders and Indictment: The McMartin Trials. Throughout the interview Mann expressed his concern about the state of the American justice system and his lifelong passion to correct injustices through the written word. The interview was conducted on August 18, 2004 by Gary Rutkowski.
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