Frank Stanton


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Edie Adams

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Edie Adams on her thoughts on people with whom she's worked over the years - Frank Stanton

Steve Allen

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Steve Allen on his thoughts on colleagues through the years - Frank Stanton

Ralph M. Baruch

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Ralph M. Baruch on the formation of CBS Films and the company's problems
Ralph M. Baruch on how CBS Films impacted his job selling shows
Ralph M. Baruch on CBS dealing with FCC regulations and the creation of Cinema Center Films
Ralph M. Baruch on disharmony between the various CBS divisions
Ralph M. Baruch on the creation of Viacom

Walter Cronkite

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Walter Cronkite on how the Hollywood Blacklist affected the news industry; and his dissappointment in learning that Frank Stanton did not do enough to protect his writers

Michael Dann

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Michael Dann on CBS' Frank Stanton and William Paley and the firing of Jim Aubrey

Louis Dorfsman

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Louis Dorfsman on meeting CBS President Frank Stanton and being hired at CBS
Louis Dorfsman on his duties as Art Director for CBS and working with Frank Stanton
Louis Dorfsman on dealing with the higher ups at CBS including Frank Stanton, William S. Paley, and James T. Aubrey and creating a book about football on CBS
Louis Dorfsman on CBS moving to Black Rock (their headquarter building) at the behest of Frank Stanton
Louis Dorfsman on working with Frank Stanton on the walkway exhibit he created for CBS Black Rock (their headquarter building)
Louis Dorfsman on what CBS represented and how Frank Stanton and William S. Paley impacted the image of the network

Rod Erickson

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Rod Erickson on various people he's worked with in his career: Frank Stanton

Norman Felton

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Norman Felton on working with Frank Stanton

Sonny Fox

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Sonny Fox on William S. Paley and Frank Stanton insisting he host CBS game shows
Sonny Fox on Frank Stanton thanking him for taking a stand on airing footage involving The Pentagon Papers

Albert Freedman

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Albert Freedman on Frank Stanton overseeing CBS when the Quiz Show Scandals broke in 1958 and Ed Hilgemeier went to the press about the fixing of Dotto

Murray Fromson

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Murray Fromson on Frank Stanton loaning him money to go cover a story for CBS News

Leonard H. Goldenson

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Leonard Goldenson on Frank Stanton's unsung achievements at CBS

Don Hewitt

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Don Hewitt on Frank Stanton

Jeff Kisseloff

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Jeff Kisseloff on interviewing Frank Stanton about the Hollywood Blacklist

Martin Manulis

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Martin Manulis on working with Frank Stanton

Sig Mickelson

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Sig Mickelson on working with William S. Paley and Frank Stanton at CBS News

Newton N. Minow

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Former FCC chair Newton Minow on serving on CBS' board (starting in 1983)

Bill Moyers

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Bill Moyers on Johnson's relationship with CBS

Roger Mudd

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Roger Mudd on the fallout from "The Selling of the Pentagon" documentary for CBS Reports

Thomas Murphy

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Thomas Murphy on William S. Paley and Frank Stanton

Anne Nelson

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Anne Nelson on Frank Stanton, and on her office at Television City
Anne Nelson on becoming director of talent administration at CBS, and on the retirement of Frank Stanton

Dan Rather

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Dan Rather on how Frank Stanton supposedly encouraged Lyndon Johnson to buy a television station in Austin, Texas 

Lee Rich

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Lee Rich on Frank Stanton

Andy Rooney

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Andy Rooney on his encounter with the Blacklist while he was at CBS, and on Frank Stanton's involvement

Morley Safer

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Morley Safer on Dick Salant's background as "Stanton's boy"

Bob Schieffer

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Bob Schieffer on CBS president Frank Stanton

Sherwood Schwartz

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Sherwood Schwartz on the difficulty of selling the concept of Gilligan's Island to CBS executives

Fred Silverman

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Fred Silverman on his impressions of CBS president Frank Stanton

Howard K. Smith

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Howard K. Smith on his thoughts on Frank Stanton

Sanford Socolow

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Sanford Socolow on Walter Cronkite's report on Watergate resulting in the White House launching an assault on William Paley and Frank Stanton

William Tankersley

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William Tankersley on William S. Paley being reluctant to get into television and Paley's relationship with Frank Stanton
William Tankersley on Frank Stanton and William Paley's input on Program Practices at CBS Television City
William Tankersley on Frank Stanton advocating First Amendment freedoms
William Tankersley on how the Quiz Show scandals (which started with NBC shows) affected CBS Standards & Practices, and how canned laughter could be used
William Tankersley on peers whom he respected

Grant Tinker

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Grant Tinker on CBS' Frank Stanton

Joseph Wershba

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Joseph Wershba on the historic See It Now broadcast on Senator Joseph McCarthy

Ethel Winant

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Ethel Winant on Frank Stanton and Ralph Nelson

Perry Wolff

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Perry Wolff on working for Frank Stanton

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