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The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Priscilla Morgan on early shows she signed her clients up for and her process of finding clients work
Ruth Engelhardt on the art of negotiation
Larry Auerbach on the concept of an agency "packaging" a show
Berle Adams on the MCA "uniform" for agents
Lou Weiss on William Morris in the '50s and making a deal
Priscilla Morgan on learning how to be an agent
Who talked about this profession

Berle Adams

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Berle Adams on packaging actors and television shows as an agent at MCA
Berle Adams on the MCA "uniform" for agents
Berle Adams on how MCA agents went after new clients
Berle Adams on packaging television shows as an agent at MCA
Berle Adams on how he structured deals for clients while an agent at MCA
Berle Adams on creating an international television division for MCA
Berle Adams on advice to aspiring agents

Larry Auerbach

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Larry Auerbach on the process of booking performers in his early years at the William Morris Agency
Larry Auerbach on the concept of an agency "packaging" a show
Larry Auerbach on the William Morris Agency television department in the 1970s
Larry Auerbach on advice to aspiring agents

Bernie Brillstein

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Bernie Brillstein on the difference between a manager and an agent

Ruth Engelhardt

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Ruth Engelhardt on the art of negotiation
Ruth Engelhardt on advice to an aspiring agent

Priscilla Morgan

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Priscilla Morgan on early shows she signed her clients up for and her process of finding clients work
Priscilla Morgan on learning how to be an agent
Priscilla Morgan on negotiating deals for William Morris and dealing with Fred Coe

Carroll O'Connor

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Actor Carroll O'Connor on how his agent got him his first film, A Fever in the Blood, by setting up producer Roy Huggins to see O'Connor on television in The Sacco-Vanzetti Story

Lou Weiss

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Lou Weiss on William Morris in the '50s and making a deal
Lou Weiss on the advent of packaging television 
Lou Weiss on his role in packaging television shows
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