Roone Arledge


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Lowell Bergman

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Lowell Bergman on working for Roone Arledge at ABC News
02:57

David Brinkley

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David Brinkley on anchoring This Week with David Brinkley
07:47

Connie Chung

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Connie Chung on Roone Arledge hiring her to come to ABC - where Barbara Walters and Diane Sawyer were
01:35

Sam Donaldson

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Sam Donaldson on crediting Roone Arledge for turning ABC News around
00:45
Sam Donaldson on Roone Arledge's showmanship and the origin of Nightline
01:33
Sam Donaldson on working with Roone Arledge and Arledge's legacy
03:44
Sam Donaldson on Roone Arledge backing him up when the White House was upset with Donaldson's questioning 
01:14

Hugh Downs

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Hugh Downs on the origin of 20/20 (contd.) and Roone Arledge's improvements to the show (including asking Downs to anchor the program)
04:30
Hugh Downs on working with Roone Arledge
01:20

Dick Ebersol

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Dick Ebersol on Roone Arledge's talents - the key to sports on television is storytelling
05:20
Dick Ebersol on the partnership of Jim McKay and Roone Arledge
01:02
Dick Ebersol on developing his relationship with Roone Arledge; on Arledge's contributions to sports
08:53
Dick Ebersol on Roone Arledge assembling his broadcast team at ABC Sports
09:23
Dick Ebersol on Roone Arledge and the 1972 Munich Olympics
15:43
Dick Ebersol on moving from ABC to NBC
06:30
Dick Ebersol on Roone Arledge
02:43
Dick Ebersol on Roone Arledge asking him to come be his number two at ABC
01:58

Frank Gifford

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Frank Gifford on discussions he had with Roone Arledge about Monday Night Football
17:02
Frank Gifford on Roone Arledge's departure from Monday Night Football
03:06
Frank Gifford on memories of Roone Arledge, Jim McKay and Peter Jennings covering the terrorist attack in Munich at the 1972 Olympics
04:00

Leonard H. Goldenson

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Leonard Goldenson on Roone Arledge's impact on ABC and sports
01:48
Leonard Goldenson on putting Roone Arledge in charge of news
01:09
Leonard Goldenson on the success of Monday Night Football
01:40
Leonard Goldenson on thoughts on colleagues
00:04

Julian Goodman

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Julian Goodman on Roone Arledge
00:56

Curt Gowdy

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Curt Gowdy on how Ed Scherick and Roone Arledge transformed sports
02:19
Curt Gowdy on his respect for Roone Arledge 
03:41
Curt Gowdy on preparing to cover hockey for the Olympics
02:10

Herb Granath

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Herb Granath on how Roone Arledge took a chance on hiring Howard Cosell for TV
08:01
Herb Granath on working with Roone Arledge at ABC Sports during the heyday of Monday Night Football
19:17
Herb Granath on starting a sports network with Roone Arledge
01:41
Herb Granath on Roone Arledge's involvement with news coverage of The Munich Massacre
02:31
Herb Granath on working with Roone Arledge and Bill Baker to create a competitive news network
10:03

Monty Hall

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Monty Hall on Roone Arledge wanting him to be the sports announcer for the Wembley Cup (soccer championship)
00:40

Buz Kohan

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Buz Kohan on working with the Muppets; being introduced to Jim Henson by Roone Arledge

Ted Koppel

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Ted Koppel on working for Roone Arledge and Koppel's initial doubts about Arledge's abilities
04:21
Ted Koppel on a cautionary tale about how networks operate
01:49
Ted Koppel on America Held Hostag e becoming ABC News Nightline contd.
06:00

Jim McKay

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Jim McKay on meeting Roone Arledge and being offered a job on ABC's Wide World of Sports
Jim McKay on his first impressions of ABC's Wide World of Sports' producer Roone Arledge
Jim McKay on the talents of producer Roone Arledge

Al Michaels

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Al Michaels on Roone Arledge's influence in shaping ABC"s Wide World of Sports
03:08

Don Mischer

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Don Mischer on getting 2 job offers: one for Saturday Night Live, one for a new show with Howard Cosell and Roone Arledge
06:13

Thomas W. Moore

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Thomas Moore on the genesis of ABC's Wide World of Sports
04:55
Thomas Moore on the genesis of ABC's Monday Night Football
03:50
Thomas Moore on ABC's acquisition of the Olympic games in the 1960s and 70s
01:53

Don Ohlmeyer

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Don Ohlmeyer on mentor Roone Arledge telling him he respected how Ohlmeyer reacted under pressure
06:42
Don Ohlmeyer on Roone Arledge at The 1968 Olympics, Arledge's move from sports to news, and what he taught his mentees
11:54
Don Ohlmeyer on the format of Wide World of Sports  and how it evolved
01:30
Don Ohlmeyer on negotiation lessons learned from Roone Arledge
05:34
Don Ohlmeyer on Jim McKay's amazing job covering the 1972 Munich Olympics
02:01
Don Ohlmeyer on Battle of the Network Stars
07:09
Don Ohlmeyer on leaving ABC in 1977 - mentor Roone Arledge was taking over news
02:52

Frederick S. Pierce

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Frederick S. Pierce on Roone Arledge's contributions to ABC News
09:18

Geraldo Rivera

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Geraldo Rivera on his relationship with Roone Arledge
08:07

Marlene Sanders

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Marlene Sanders on working with Bill Sheehan and Roone Arledge
04:05

Reese Schonfeld

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Reese Schonfeld on how the higher-ups at network news like Roone Arledge regarded CNN, and on the impact CNN had on network news
03:51

Chet Simmons

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Chet Simmons on working with Roone Arledge
07:27

Howard K. Smith

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Howard K. Smith on not having a great relationship with Roone Arledge at ABC News
01:24

Tony Verna

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Tony Verna on directing the 1984 Summer Olympics and athletes promoting sponsorship
03:51

Barbara Walters

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Barbara Walters on Roone Arledge's hiring of Hugh Downs on 20/20
02:02
Barbara Walters on working with Roone Arledge
01:53

Av Westin

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Av Westin on Roone Arledge's impact on ABC News
07:00
Av Westin on the "three anchor" version of World News Tonight
01:46
Av Westin on the creation of 20/20
02:42
Av Westin on the eighteen page memo that resulted in his termination at ABC News
09:44
Av Westin on changes made by Roone Arledge during Westin's tenure at ABC News
01:12

Jeff Zucker

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Jeff Zucker on his admiration for Executive Roone Arledge's work during the 1984 Olympics
00:46

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