Leonard H. Goldenson


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Rona Barrett

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Rona Barrett on breaking into television
Rona Barrett on getting her stories and dealing with the legal department

Ted Bergmann

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Ted Bergmann on ABC competing with NBC and CBS
Ted Bergmann on Leonard Goldenson's interest in merging ABC with DuMont

Marcy Carsey

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Marcy Carsey on ABC founder Leonard Goldenson's involvement in the network

Dick Clark

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Dick Clark on the lessons about staying "young, not old" from Leonard Goldenson

Michael Dann

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Michael Dann on Leonard Goldenson embracing cable

Roy E. Disney

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Roy Disney on ABC's part-ownership of Disneyland

Sam Donaldson

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Sam Donaldson on how Leonard Goldenson's budget cuts affected ABC news coverage of the 1968 political conventions
Sam Donaldson on Leonard Goldenson's resistance to ABC's Roone Arledge hiring David Brinkley (who was then 61)

Michael Eisner

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Michael Eisner on Leonard Goldenson and his role at ABC

Rod Erickson

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Rod Erickson on various people he's worked with in his career: Leonard Goldenson

Chuck Fries

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Chuck Fries on Screen Gems' relationship with ABC and Leonard H. Goldenson
Chuck Fries on various people he's worked with in his career: Leonard H. Goldenson

James Garner

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James Garner on various people with whom he's worked in his career - Leonard H. Goldenson

Frank Gifford

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Frank Gifford on impressions of Leonard Goldenson and his working relationship with Roone Arledge

Leonard Goldberg

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Leonard Goldberg on Leonard Goldenson being pleased with the daytime successes at ABC
Leonard Goldberg on working with ABC founder/chariman Leonard Goldenson

Herb Granath

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Herb Granath on his thoughts about ABC founder Leonard Goldenson
Herb Granath on the corporate staff at ABC: Leonard Goldenson, Mike Mallardi, Elton Rule and Irv Ehrlich
Herb Granath on Leonard Goldenson's vision for ABC
Herb Granath on Leonard Goldenson's approval concerning working with Th Shubert Organization
Herb Granath on Leonard Goldenson's support and foresight to changes within the TV industry

Stanley Hubbard

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Stanley Hubbard on working with Leonard Goldenson at ABC

Roy Huggins

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Roy Huggins on Leonard H. Goldenson and Jack L. Warner's role in shaping television 
Roy Huggins on meeting with ABC's Leonard H. Goldenson about The Fugitive
Roy Huggins on various people with whom he worked in his career: Leonard H. Goldenson

Herb Jellinek

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Herb Jellinek on the dire financial state of ABC when he first arrived, and how it eventually emerged as a competitor due to Leonard H. Goldenson
Herb Jellinek on the relationship between ABC's Leonard H. Goldenson and Walt Disney
Herb Jellinek on Leonard H. Goldenson's role at ABC after the sale to Capital Cities

Ted Koppel

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Ted Koppel on America Held Hostag e (which reported on the Iran Hostage Crisis) becoming ABC News Nightline contd.

Thomas W. Moore

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Thomas Moore on how ABC and Walt Disney partnered; how the Barbie doll was advertised on The Mickey Mouse Club
Thomas W. Moore on ABC chairman Leonard H. Goldenson

Thomas Murphy

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Thomas Murphy on working with Leonard Goldenson

Frederick S. Pierce

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Frederick S. Pierce on working for Leonard Goldenson 

Lee Rich

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Lee Rich on working with Leonard Goldenson, Founder of ABC
Lee Rich on the network creators: David Sarnoff (NBC), William S. Paley (CBS), and Leonard Goldenson (ABC)
Lee Rich on Leonard Goldenson

Maria Riva

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Actress Maria Riva on appearing on a series of cerebral palsy telethons in the 1950s at the request of Yul Brynner (the airtime donated by ABC President Leonard Goldenson), and trying to dispel the stigma of the disease

Alfred Schneider

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Alfred Schneider on the founder of ABC, Leonard Goldenson
Alfred Schneider on the founder of ABC, Leonard Goldenson's testimony before Congress in response to the Payola Scandals
Alfred Schneider on working on issues of Standards & Practices with founder of ABC, Leonard Goldenson

Esther Shapiro

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Esther Shapiro on working with ABC founder Leonard Goldenson
Richard and Esther Shapiro on ABC founder Leonard Goldenson's reaction the pilot of Dynasty  

Richard Shapiro

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Richard and Esther Shapiro on ABC founder Leonard Goldenson's reaction the pilot of Dynasty

Fred Silverman

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Fred Silverman on Leonard H. Goldenson's tenure as president of ABC and his collaboration with Walt Disney, Warner Bros., and MGM to develop programming.  This resulted in shows like The Mickey Mouse Club and a series of dramatic programs such as the western Cheyenne
Fred Silverman on Leonard. H. Goldenson

Howard K. Smith

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Howard K. Smith on his thoughts on Leonard Goldenson

Aaron Spelling

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Aaron Spelling on forming Aaron Spelling Productions and getting a deal with ABC

Brandon Stoddard

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Brandon Stoddard on the culture at ABC when he started there

Grant Tinker

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Grant Tinker on Leonard Goldenson's part in the industry moving West
Grant Tinker on Leonard Goldenson

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