Fred Friendly


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Tom Bettag

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Tom Bettag on how Fred Friendly influenced him while a journalism student

Wade Bingham

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Wade Bingham on shooting the CBS News series CBS Reports with anchor Edward R. Murrow and producer Fred Friendly
09:58

Mili Lerner Bonsignori

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Mili Lerner Bonsignori on meeting See It Now producer Fred Friendly
01:39
Mili Lerner Bonsignori on why Fred Friendly liked the workspace of See It Now and how he wanted sound edited
02:17
Mili Lerner Bonsignori on Edward R. Murrow recording narration for See It Now; on editing the film track
04:29
Mili Lerner Bonsignori on Edward R. Murrow and Fred Friendly's unique partnership on See It Now
04:52
Mili Lerner Bonsignori on Fred Friendly wanting her to learn about current events
01:22
Mili Lerner Bonsignori on Fred Friendly resigning as President of CBS News and starting to teach
02:49
Mili Lerner Bonsignori on her thoughts on people with whom she's worked - Fred Friendly
01:20

James L. Brooks

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James L. Brooks on See It Now producer, Fred Friendly
00:38

Joan Ganz Cooney

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Joan Ganz Cooney on Fred Friendly's disapproval of an Arabic version of Sesame Street
02:01

Michael Dann

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Michael Dann on Fred Friendly
03:58

James Day

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James Day on working with Fred Friendly on Public Broadcasting Laboratory 
05:43
James Day on Fred Friendly's tenure at NET
04:49
James Day on Fred Friendly's role in the creation of PBS and the politics of the creation of PBS
06:51

Louis Dorfsman

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Louis Dorfsman on promoting news coverage as Art Director for CBS advertising and on working with Fred Friendly
05:48

Bob Doyle

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Bob Doyle on how television news was perceived in the 1950s, and on Fred Friendly and Edward R. Murrow's See It Now
06:11

Jeff Fager

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Jeff Fager on why he was excited by working at 60 Minutes and how Don Hewitt's philosophy (which was formed in part by Hewitt having been fired by Fred Friendly) informed the program: "He couldn't stand being involved in television that was boring."
03:02

Don Hewitt

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Don Hewitt on Fred Friendly's impact on network news
04:02

Jeff Kisseloff

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Jeff Kisseloff on Edward R. Murrow and Fred Friendly's See It Now "A Report on Senator Joseph R. McCarthy"
02:49

Steve Kroft

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Steve Kroft on attending Columbia to study journalism
01:14

Jim Lehrer

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Jim Lehrer on joining the public television station KERA in Dallas and making the transition from print to television journalism
09:46

Sig Mickelson

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Sig Mickelson on CBS News documentaries and on the birth of See It Now, hosted by Edward R. Murrow and produced by Fred Friendly
08:57

Bill Moyers

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Bill Moyers on Johnson's relationship with CBS
03:43

Roger Mudd

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Roger Mudd on CBS' Fred Friendly wanting Mudd to cover the Civil Rights Bill
02:10
Roger Mudd on working with CBS' Fred Friendly
02:36

Dan Rather

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Dan Rather on news executive Fred Friendly and Rather's path to Vietnam
06:15
Dan Rather on his memories of Fred Friendly
03:38

Geraldo Rivera

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Geraldo Rivera on mentor Fred Friendly, the "architect" of his career
05:27

Morley Safer

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Morley Safer on being hired by Fred Friendly
01:40
Morley Safer on Fred Friendly's comment that Vietnam was Morley Safer's War - because the Cam Ne story was so influential on public opinion
05:09
Morley Safer on Fred Friendly's support during backlash from the government after the Cam Ne story
05:36
Morley Safer on Fred Friendly resigning from CBS News
04:52
Morley Safer on differences between Fred Friendly and Dick Salant's styles as head of CBS News
01:43

Howard K. Smith

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Howard K. Smith on his thoughts on Fred Friendly
00:09

Sid Smith

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Sid Smith on directing Telstar satellite's first broadcast with Fred Friendly
06:19
Sid Smith on working with Fred Friendly on the first Telstar broadcast
02:24
Sid Smith on a photo from the first Telstar satellite broadcast
24:24

Sanford Socolow

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Sanford Socolow on not becoming Executive Producer of CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite when producer Ernie Lizer stepped down (a decision approved by Walter Cronkite and likely decided by Fred Friendly)
12:39

Frank Stanton

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Frank Stanton on the departure of Fred Friendly from CBS News
03:05

Robert Trout

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Robert Trout on working with Fred Friendly at CBS
02:58
Robert Trout on hosting Who Said That?, produced by Fred Friendly, first on radio and later on television on NBC
04:20

Joseph Wershba

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Joseph Wershba on the historic See It Now broadcast on Senator Joseph McCarthy
28:27

Av Westin

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Av Westin on various people with whom he worked at CBS News
04:00
Av Westin on working with Mike Wallace
01:57
Av Westin on producing CBS Reports and other documentaries for CBS News
03:09
Av Westin on leaving CBS News in 1969 and Fred Friendly's departure
02:32
Av Westin on the Public Broadcasting Laboratory
06:56

Perry Wolff

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Perry Wolff on working with Fred Friendly 
01:51

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