Industry Crossroads


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Interviewees discuss pivotal moments in the history of the television industry.

Highlights
William Tankersley on how the Quiz Show scandals (which started with NBC shows) affected CBS Standards & Practices
04:29
Lee Grant on testifying before the House Un-American Activities Committee
09:08
Kim Hunter on the impact of the Hollywood Blacklist on television
02:12
Herbert Stempel on finally being "defeated" by Charles Van Doren on Twenty-One
03:24
Jane Wyatt on learning she had been blacklisted
01:50
Tucker Wiard on the strike in Hollywood and how that affected his work on Murphy Brown
03:09
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Berle Adams

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Berle Adams on how he dealt with the Hollywood Blacklist
02:03

Mary V. Ahern

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Mary V. Ahern on Joseph N. Welch (who stood up to Senator Joseph McCarthy at the Army-McCarthy hearings) being involved with the Omnibus series on the Constitution
06:55

Steve Allen

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Steve Allen on the Hollywood Blacklist
05:13

Charlie Andrews

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Charlie Andrews on working with Walter Cronkite and Dick Van Dyke on The Morning Show and his experience with the Hollywood Blacklist
03:43

Larry Auerbach

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Larry Auerbach on Alan Freed and the payola scandal
05:25
Larry Auerbach on the Hollywood Blacklist
03:34
Larry Auerbach on the Quiz Show Scandals
02:04

Erik Barnouw

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Erik Barnouw on the Hollywood Blacklist
04:54
Erik Barnouw on the importance of the Hollywood Blacklist to understanding the history of broadcasting and on Edward R. Murrow's denunciation of Senator Joseph McCarthy
02:58
Erik Barnouw on the quiz show scandals of the 1950s
01:04

Cliff Barrows

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Cliff Barrows on Billy Graham's response to the threat of Communism
04:35

Joe Behar

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Joe Behar on not being affected by the Hollywood Blacklist
00:49
Joe Behar on security issues surrounding Let's Make a Deal as a result of the Quiz Show Scandals
01:40

Dick Berg

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Dick Berg on his experiences with the Hollywood Blacklist
00:54

Ted Bergmann

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Ted Bergmann on the fixed game show Twenty-One
01:48
Ted Bergmann on how the Quiz Show Scandals affected the advertising agencies
00:43
Ted Bergmann on the Hollywood Blacklist
03:44

Shelley Berman

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Shelley Berman on working during the Hollywood Blacklist
00:54

Barbara Billingsley

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Barbara Billingsley on the Hollywood Blacklist
01:35

Bernie Brillstein

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Bernie Brillstein on the break up of MCA and Lew Wasserman becoming a producer
06:41

David Brinkley

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David Brinkley on Senator Joseph McCarthy's "list" of 205 alleged Communists
06:31

Robert Butler

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Robert Butler on directing a Defenders episode where an actor was deemed "unacceptable" due to the Blacklist
00:58

Dann Cahn

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Film editor Dann Cahn on the Blacklist era and Lucille Ball facing accusations of being a communist
00:45

Steve Carlin

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Steve Carlin on the start of the Quiz Show scandals
04:00
Steve Carlin on the Congressional Investigation into the game show Twenty-One
03:35
Steve Carlin on testifying to the Grand Jury investigating quiz shows
03:24

Marge Champion

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Marge Champion on the Hollywood Blacklist
01:23

Cyd Charisse

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Cyd Charisse on the Hollywood Blacklist
00:35

Tony Charmoli

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Tony Charmoli on his awareness of the Blacklist in the 1950s
01:56

Dick Clark

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Dick Clark on being targeted in the music -payola- investigation
03:36

Tony Roberts with Emerson College

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Tony Roberts on Zero Mostel and the Hollywood Blacklist
01:07

John Conte

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John Conte on his experience with the Hollywood Blacklist
01:13

Alexander Courage

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Alexander Courage on his memories of the Hollywood Blacklist
02:54

Richard Crenna

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Richard Crenna on the Hollywood Blacklist
02:40

Walter Cronkite

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Walter Cronkite on how the Hollywood Blacklist affected him and the news industry, specifically the writers on the dramatic program You Are There: Abe Polonsky, Walter Bernstein, and Charles Collingwood
08:43

Hume Cronyn

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Hume Cronyn on the Hollywood Blacklist
07:53

Robert Culp

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Robert Culp on his first work for television on You Are There and on how his being new to television during the Blacklist period got him started in television
03:27

Ossie Davis

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Ossie Davis on the effect of the Blacklist on him and fellow performers and on being called to testify at the HUAC
07:09

Phil Donahue

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Phil Donahue on how the television industry was affected by the Quiz Show Scandals
01:44

Richard Donner

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Richard Donner on the Hollywood Blacklist and Martin Ritt
03:08

Louis Dorfsman

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Louis Dorfsman on the Hollywood Blacklist
01:50

David Dortort

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David Dortort on the Hollywood Blacklist
04:36

Hugh Downs

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Hugh Downs on The Hollywood Blacklist not affecting booking guests on The Tonight Show
02:11
Hugh Downs on hosting the popular game show Concentration and security on the show during the Quiz Show Scandals
02:52

Charles Dubin

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Charles S. Dubin on being called to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee and being blacklisted for five years
09:05
Charles S. Dubin on directing Twenty One produced by Dan Enright just before the Quiz Show Scandals broke, and on being called to testify about it
05:10

Patty Duke

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Patty Duke on how her managers gave her the answers for the $64,000 Challenge; on testifying before Congress during the Quiz Show Scandals
04:10

Betty Cole Dukert

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Betty Cole Dukert on how Meet the Press  dealt with McCarthyism and partisan politics
03:46

Ralph Edwards

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Ralph Edwards on the effect of the Quiz Show scandals on Truth or Consequences
02:17

Bob Elliott

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Bob Elliott on "Bob and Ray" doing comedy bits about McCarthyism
04:11

Ruth Engelhardt

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Ruth Engelhardt on the Hollywood Blacklist
10:05
Ruth Engelhardt on the Quiz Show Scandals
01:27
Ruth Engelhardt on the Quiz Show Scandals, and how they impacted the sponsors
02:42

Rod Erickson

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Rod Erickson on the Hollywood Blacklist's effect on television advertising
13:33

Nanette Fabray

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Nanette Fabray on the Hollywood Blacklist
03:59

Mike Fenton

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Mike Fenton on the craft and technique of casting for television and on the Hollywood Blacklist
03:09

Horton Foote

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Horton Foote on the Hollywood Blacklist
02:20

John Forsythe

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John Forsythe on the Hollywood Blacklist
02:12

Sonny Fox

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Sonny Fox on the Quiz Show Scandals
05:42

Eddie Foy, III

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Eddie Foy III on the Hollywood Blacklist
06:30

Reuven Frank

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Reuven Frank on the Senator Joseph McCarthy hearings
01:28

Albert Freedman

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Albert Freedman on Charles Van Doren contacting him when the D.A.'s office announced an investigation into the quiz shows (including Twenty One)
01:22
Albert Freedman on raising money for the defense fees for those on trial during the Hollywood Blacklist
01:58
Albert Freedman on his dealings with Twenty One contestant James Snodgrass during the Quiz Show Scandals>
03:02
Albert Freedman on the most difficult pre-test of all the quiz shows - on Twenty One - and how producers selected which answers to give contestants
00:51
Albert Freedman on becoming a producer on Twenty One, coaching contestants, and casting Charles Van Doren on the program
29:12
Albert Freedman on the head of Geritol (Twenty One's sponsor) wanting Herbert Stempel off the program and how Freedman convinced Charles Van Doren to become a contestant
07:40
Albert Freedman on Charles Van Doren becoming a celebrity because of his appearances of Twenty One; on the beginning of the Quiz Show Scandals; on not wanting to implicate Charles Van Doren
28:55
Albert Freedman on the beginning of the Quiz Show scandals in 1958 - Ed Hilgemeier going to the press about the fixing of Dotto
07:26
Albert Freedman on the sequence of events that led to the press scrutinization of TV and the explosion of the Quiz Show Scandals
01:43
Albert Freedman on how he got embroiled in the investigations surrounding the Quiz Show Scandals; on how he was counseled by lawyers
02:57
Albert Freedman on being poorly coached by lawyers for the Grand Jury testimony for the Quiz Show Scandals; on realizing he was being set up for an indictment
04:00
Albert Freedman on not giving names to prosecutor Joseph Stone when he was questioned during the Quiz Show Scandals
02:28
Albert Freedman on being indicted for perjury after his testimony during the Quiz Show Scandals; on recanting his testimony and perjuring himself again
11:23
Albert Freedman on being blacklisted because of the Quiz Show Scandals
05:30
Albert Freedman on Charles Van Doren being persuaded to testify before the House Committee after Van Doren had seen the notes from the original Grand Jury testimony; on returning from Mexico to testify
02:57
Albert Freedman on reaching out to Charles Van Doren's lawyer to explain the circumstances under which Freedman would be testifying before the House Committee (to explain that Freedman would not be speaking about Van Doren)
03:55
Albert Freedman on reaching out to Charles Van Doren's lawyer to explain the circumstances under which Freedman would be testifying before the House Committee (to explain that Freedman would not be speaking about Van Doren)
03:55
Albert Freedman on CBS allegedly paying off the Harris Commission, Charles Revson perjuring himself, and other testimony at the Congressional hearings
02:26
Albert Freedman on testifying before the Grand Jury for a third time during the Quiz Show Scandals and his indictment finally being dropped after four years
02:49
Albert Freedman on Robert Redford's movie "Quiz Show" and whether or not the film was accurate
06:21
Albert Freedman on who the "bad guys" were in the Quiz Show Scandals
03:01
Albert Freedman on the impact of the Quiz Show Scandals on the medium of television - the end of the intelligent era of live TV
03:00
Albert Freedman on what the quiz shows were really about - making education respectable via entertainment
01:01
Albert Freedman on whether today's quiz shows are affected by the Quiz Show Scandals
01:46

Betty Garrett

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Betty Garrett on how the Hollywood Blacklist impacted her and her husband, Larry Parks
12:40
Betty Garrett on finally being removed from the Blacklist, and on meeting Senator Joseph McCarthy
04:20

Greg Garrison

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Greg Garrison on the Hollywood Blacklist and how it impacted actor Jack Gilford and others
04:54

Herschel Burke Gilbert

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Herschel Burke Gilbert on the Hollywood Blacklist
01:57

Leonard H. Goldenson

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Leonard Goldenson on changing the sponsorship model for television
02:09
Leonard Goldenson on airing The McCarthy Hearings in their entirety on ABC
01:16
Leonard Goldenson on airing The McCarthy Hearings in their entirety on ABC
01:16
Leonard Goldenson on his most important decisions at ABC
03:26

Lewis Gomavitz

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Lewis Gomavitz on the Hollywood Blacklist
03:24

Julian Goodman

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Julian Goodman on Charles Van Doren's appearance on the public affairs show Comment
01:21
Julian Goodman on the Hollywood Blacklist and McCarthyism and J. Edgar Hoover telling him a Communist was working on one of his shows, and on HUAC
03:21
Julian Goodman on Edward R. Murrow's See it Now episode, "Senator McCarthy"
00:57

Lee Grant

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Lee Grant on her relationship with Arnold Manoff and their experiences with the Hollywood Blacklist
15:07
Lee Grant on testifying before the House Un-American Activities Committee
09:08
Lee Grant on her friends and co-workers reaction to having been blacklisted, and on what her life was like when she was on the blacklist
04:23
Lee Grant on the fate of her then-husband Arnold Manoff, who'd been blacklisted, and on how other writers and actors dealt with the Hollywood Blacklist
03:37
Lee Grant on her feelings on those who named names to the House Un-American Activities Committee like Elia Kazan, and on the end of the blacklist
07:53
Lee Grant on how the Hollywood Blacklist affected television as a whole
01:28
Lee Grant on appearing on Search for Tomorrow and on being fired because of the blacklist
04:45

Everett Greenbaum

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Everett Greenbaum on the Hollywood Blacklist
02:11

Earl Hamner, Jr.

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Earl Hamner on the effect of the Blacklisting era
01:47

Jeffrey Hayden

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Jeffrey Hayden on the Hollywood Blacklist and how he helped actor Will Geer
00:37
Jeffrey Hayden on how filming Palmerstown, U.S.A. at the Disney ranch led to a Directors Guild rule about providing drivers to locations
03:02

Skitch Henderson

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Lyle "Skitch" Henderson on the Hollywood Blacklist
03:55

Florence Henderson

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Florence Henderson on working on Today when Charles Van Doren was a correspondent
01:28

Paul Henning

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Paul Henning on recollections of the Hollywood Blacklist
01:35

Arthur Hiller

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Arthur Hiller on the Hollywood Blacklist
02:04

Roy Huggins

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Roy Huggins on joining the Communist Party
05:28
Roy Huggins on how his communist leanings impacted the work he was doing as a novelist
02:01
Roy Huggins on writing the feature film "Hangman's Knot" and being placed on the Hollywood Blacklist
09:41
Roy Huggins on writing and directing the feature "Hangman's Knot" despite being blacklisted 
04:16
Roy Huggins on being subpoenaed by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) and naming names
11:02

Kim Hunter

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Kim Hunter on being blacklisted in the 1950s
07:33
Kim Hunter on the impact of the Hollywood Blacklist on television
02:12

Seaman Jacobs

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Seaman Jacobs on the Hollywood Blacklist
04:02

Joseph Jennings

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Joseph Jennings on the Hollywood Blacklist
00:25

Lamont Johnson

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Lamont Johnson on working with Fay Wray, and on the Hollywood Blacklist
02:25
Lamont Johnson on being on the Hollywood Blacklist, and on producer Albert McCleery disregarding it to hire him
07:32
Lamont Johnson on dealing with the Hollywood Blacklist, and later directing many issue-oriented shows like My Sweet Charlie
03:04

Sidney M. Katz

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Sidney M. Katz on editing Edward R. Murrow's See It Now  series and the episode on Joseph McCarthy
03:52
Sidney M. Katz on dealing with Hollywood Blacklist
01:44

Bob Keeshan

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Bob Keeshan on the network and Captain Kangaroo  and the Hollywood Blacklist
03:12

Asaad Kelada

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Asaad Kelada on how "The Dinner Party," an episode of The Office was delayed due to the Writers' Strike
02:51

Ernest Kinoy

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Ernest Kinoy on the McCarthy era and the Blacklist episode of The Defenders
05:43
Ernest Kinoy on the Hollywood Blacklist and The Defenders
03:28
Ernest Kinoy on the Hollywood Blacklist and Red Channels 
10:56

Jack Klugman

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Jack Klugman on the Hollywood Blacklist
03:02
Jack Klugman on "The Blacklist" episode of The Defenders and winning an Emmy for the role
02:33

Ring Lardner, Jr.

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Ring Lardner, Jr. on being called before the House Un-American Activities Committee
16:16
Ring Lardner, Jr. on the experience of testifying before the House Un-American Activities Committee
07:56
Ring Lardner, Jr. on the experience of testifying before the House Un-American Activities Committee
05:53
Ring Lardner, Jr. on being cited for contempt by the House Un-American Activities Committee and going to jail, and on the Hollywood Ten
08:58
Ring Lardner, Jr. on writing under pseudonyms after being blacklisted
05:35
Ring Lardner, Jr. on writing under pseudonyms after being blacklisted
05:35
Ring Lardner, Jr. on serving time for contempt of Congress
04:51
Ring Lardner, Jr. on his experiences writing for The Adventures of Robin Hood under a pseudonym during the Hollywood Blacklist era
08:38
Ring Lardner, Jr. on the McCarthy hearings, and on the end of the Hollywood Blacklist
05:55
Ring Lardner, Jr. on the fear and paranoia of the Hollywood Blacklist, and on writing various feature films
05:54
Ring Lardner, Jr. on why he believes the Hollywood Blacklist happened
02:52
Ring Lardner, Jr. on how his experience with the Hollywood Blacklist shaped his writing, and on how he'd like to be remembered
02:09

Piper Laurie

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Piper Laurie on her experiences with the Hollywood Blacklist
05:24

Norman Lear

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Norman Lear on how he turned down requests to be a front for blacklisted writers during the Hollywood Blacklist
01:52

Jack Lemmon

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Jack Lemmon on how the Hollywood Blacklist impacted his friends and colleagues
03:15
Jack Lemmon on appearing on the series Heaven for Betsy  and the Hollywood Blacklist 
03:18

Richard Lewis

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Richard Lewis on producing Who's There, starring Arlene Francis and Melvyn Douglas, who was blacklisted
07:44

Frank Liberman

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Frank Liberman on the Hollywood Blacklist
00:21

John J. Lloyd

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John J. Lloyd on his recollections of the Hollywood Blacklist
02:00

Sam Lovullo

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Sam Lovullo on the Hollywood Blacklist
00:50

Sidney Lumet

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Sidney Lument on the correspondents of You Are There, and on their political affiliations and the Blacklist
10:52
Sidney Lumet on his experience with the Hollywood Blacklist
07:01
Sidney Lumet on individuals that were targeted by the Hollywood Blacklist, including Walter Bernstein, and on blacklisted writers
08:14
Sidney Lumet on various television scripts that were covertly about the Hollywood Blacklist
05:31

Stewart MacGregory

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Stewart MacGregory on the Hollywood Blacklist
04:06

Robert MacNeil

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Robert MacNeil on the Hollywood Blacklist
06:20

Loring Mandel

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Loring Mandel on the Hollywood Blacklist, and on casting blacklisted actors on Studio One
05:46

Abby Mann

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Abby Mann on the Hollywood Blacklist
01:20

Martin Manulis

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Martin Manulis on the Hollywood Blacklist
04:12

E. G. Marshall

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E.G. Marshall on The Defenders doing an episode about the Hollywood Blacklist
05:59

Dick Martin

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Dick Martin on the Hollywood blacklist
02:39

Wink Martindale

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Wink Martindale on producers Jack Barry and Dan Enright and the Quiz Show Scandals
03:03

Leslie H. Martinson

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Leslie H. Martinson on the Hollywood Blacklist
10:33

Bob McGrath

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Bob McGrath on one of his first times seeing television - the McCarthy hearings
01:16

Jayne Meadows

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Jayne Meadows on the Quiz Show Scandals
02:26

Anne Meara

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Anne Meara on her recollections of the Hollywood Blacklist
04:58

Bill Melendez

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Bill Melendez on the Hollywood Blacklist
01:53
Bill Melendez on Disney animators going on strike in 1941 and Walt Disney's reaction to the strike
02:35
Bill Melendez on the Disney animators strike of 1941, on the leader of the strike, and Walt Disney's response to the strike
08:00

Burt Metcalfe

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Burt Metcalfe on the Hollywood Blacklist
04:58

Sig Mickelson

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Sig Mickelson on his experiences with the Hollywood Blacklist at CBS News
08:29
Sig Mickelson on the blacklisting of CBS News correspondent Winston Burdett
04:33
Sig Mickelson on the atmosphere at CBS News during the period of the Hollywood Blacklist, and his memories of the time
02:05
Sig Mickelson on the publication "Red Channels," and on the Hollywood Blacklist
04:37
Sig Mickelson on signing a loyalty oath for CBS News and on other issues connected with the Red Scare
05:42

Newton N. Minow

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Newton Minow on his role as FCC chair, his views on American programming and the FCC's television policies; on his work with children's television and news; on working with the networks; on the legislation he worked to enact: the All Channel Act requiring a UHF tuner as well as a VHF tuner on all television set, the Aid To Educational Television. and the Communications Satellite Act; on his contributions to public television

Vic Mizzy

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Vic Mizzy on not having any involvement with the Hollywood Blacklist
01:01

Paul Monash

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Paul Monash on the Hollywood Blacklist
05:55

Bill Monroe

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Bill Monroe on Senator Joseph McCarthy and the Communist witch hunts of the 1950s
01:39

Thomas W. Moore

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Thomas W. Moore on the Hollywood Blacklist
01:04

Millie Moore

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Millie Moore on her first film as a full editor, working for Dalton Trumbo on "Johnny Got His Gun"
02:47

Harry Morgan

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Harry Morgan briefly on the Blacklist (he was neighbors with Lionel Stander in later years)
00:45

Howard Morris

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Howard Morris on the Hollywood Blacklist
00:47

Robert Mott

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Robert Mott on the Hollywood Blacklist
03:49

Tony Mottola

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Tony Mottola on not being affected by the Hollywood Blacklist
02:04

E. Roger Muir

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E. Roger Muir on the Quiz Show Scandals and on producing game shows in Canada
05:14

Frank Nastasi

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Frank Nastasi on the Hollywood Blacklist
01:44

Anne Nelson

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Anne Nelson on the Hollywood Blacklist
04:24
Anne Nelson on dealing with unions and strikes
01:41

Alan Neuman

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Alan Neuman on the Hollywood Blacklist
08:46

Dick Van Patten

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Dick Van Patten on his memories of the Hollywood Blacklist
00:50

Pam Polifroni

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Pam Polifroni on getting into casting on The Loretta Young Show, and on the Hollywood Blacklist
04:25

David Pollock

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David Pollock on his father being on the Hollywood Blacklist
04:02

Abraham Polonsky

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Abraham Polonsky on the Hollywood Blacklist
04:27
Abraham Polonsky on testifying before the House Un-American Activities Committee
02:42
Abraham Polonsky on Elia Kazan's testimony before the House Un-American Activities Committee, and on working in the aftermath
04:39
Abraham Polonsky on using pen names during the Hollywood Blacklist
03:48
Abraham Polonsky on his career after the Hollywood Blacklist
00:55
Abraham Polonsky on Elia Kazan, if the Hollywood Blacklist could happen again, and on his and his family's politics
06:11

Tom Poston

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Tom Poston on the Hollywood Blacklist
01:02

Carroll Pratt

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Carroll Pratt on the Hollywood Blacklist
02:26

David Pressman

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David Pressman on learning his was blacklisted and being fired from Treasury Men in Action
05:02
David Pressman on being blacklisted; on teaching at Boston University from 1954-1959 during his unemployment; on then running the Neighborhood Playhouse; on the end of the blacklist; on trying to get jobs in television during the blacklist period; on David Susskind hiring him for television
08:53
David Pressman on how being blacklisted affected him
04:47
David Pressman on "secretly" directing The Philip Morris Playhouse  while he was blacklisted
06:27
David Pressman on the Hollywood Blacklist happening again
01:12

Ward Quaal

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Ward Quaal on the Hollywood Blacklist
01:31

Charlotte Rae

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Charlotte Rae on her experience with the Hollywood Blacklist
02:02

Joyce Randolph

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Joyce Randolph on Audrey Meadows replacing Pert Kelton in the cast of The Honeymooners
00:42

Frances Reid

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Frances Reid on the Hollywood Blacklist
01:49

Carl Reiner

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Carl Reiner on blacklisted writer, Frank Tarloff and his own experience with the Blacklist
03:39

Gene Reynolds

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Gene Reynolds on the Hollywood Blacklist 
03:40

Larry Rhine

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Larry Rhine on the Hollywood Blacklist
03:21

Lee Rich

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Lee Rich on the Hollywood Blacklist
01:47
Lee Rich on the Quiz Show Scandals and the subsequent impact on the networks and advertising agencies
00:56

Hank Rieger

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Hank Rieger on United Press covering the Hollywood Blacklist
00:46
Hank Rieger on The Television Academy (in Los Angeles) and NATAS (in New York) becoming separate organizations (the splitting of The Television Academy)
10:40

Rita Riggs

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Rita Riggs on the Hollywood Blacklist
01:00

Cliff Robertson

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Cliff Robertson on his recollections of The Hollywood Blacklist
00:47

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
08:42

Stanley Rubin

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Stanley Rubin on the Hollywood Blacklist and producer Lou Lantz being blacklisted
03:09
Stanley Rubin on the Hollywood Blacklist and producer Lou Lantz being blacklisted
03:09

Marlene Sanders

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Marlene Sanders on her recollections of the Hollywood Blacklist
00:29

Jay Sandrich

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Jay Sandrich on his memories of the Hollywood Blacklist and some colleagues who were affected, and why Lucille Ball was accused of being a Communist 
02:22

Joseph Sargent

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Joseph Sargent on his experience with the Hollywood Blacklist
01:44

William Schallert

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William Schallert on his tenure as President of SAG and a strike
01:43

Bob Schiller

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Bob Schiller and Bob Weiskopf on their recollections of the Hollywood Blacklist
02:17

Alfred Schneider

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Alfred Schneider on dealing with the Hollywood Blacklist as an executive at CBS
02:36
Alfred Schneider on the Quiz Show and Payola Scandals and his part in writing legislation in response to the scandals
05:11

Mel Shavelson

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Mel Shavelson on Bob Hope doing jokes about Senator Joseph McCarthy
01:40
Mel Shavelson on his experience with the Hollywood Blacklist, and on the societal impact of television
09:39

David Shaw

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David Shaw on the Hollywood Blacklist
04:04
David Shaw on The Defenders dealing with the Hollywood Blacklist
02:14

Jack Shea

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Jack Shea on the Hollywood Blacklist
02:28
Jack Shea on the DGA and runaway production
01:36

James Sheldon

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James Sheldon on the Hollywood Blacklist 
04:53
James Sheldon on nearly being fired because of a mix up involving another man named James Sheldon during the Hollywood Blacklist era 
01:12
James Sheldon on why he doesn't remember many details of the Blacklist era
01:02

Sidney Sheldon

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Sidney Sheldon on his recollections of the Hollywood Blacklist
04:18

Dick Smith

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Dick Smith on being warned about the Hollywood Blacklist
01:46

Sid Smith

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Sid Smith on recollections of the Hollywood Blacklist
03:37

Frank Stanton

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Frank Stanton on Edward R. Murrow's commentary on Senator Joseph McCarthy
04:51
Frank Stanton on the policies invoked at CBS during the blacklist period, and on the loyalty oath
04:33
Frank Stanton on the Quiz Show Scandals
01:35
Frank Stanton on CBS and the Hollywood Blacklist
07:44
Frank Stanton on the quiz show scandals
03:10

Jean Stapleton

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Jean Stapleton on John Randolph and others standing up to the Hollywood Blacklist
01:00

Ben Starr

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Ben Starr on his recollections of the Hollywood Blacklist
02:06

Johnny Stearns

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Johnny Stearns on the Quiz Show Scandals
02:34

Herbert Stempel

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Herbert Stempel on becoming involved with Twenty-One  via producer Dan Enright
03:58
Herbert Stempel on Dan Enright prepping him to "act" and cheat on Twenty-One, and on dealing with host Jack Barry
06:01
Herbert Stempel on the format of Twenty-One  and how the game was played
01:31
Herbert Stempel on the broadcast facilities and set of Twenty-One, including the "isolation booth"
02:23
Herbert Stempel on his first Twenty-One  opponents having been coached as he had been
01:32
Herbert Stempel on the aftermath of his first appearance on Twenty-One  and on the scripted banter on the show
02:03
Herbert Stempel on his initial lack of recognition from being on Twenty-One, and on meeting with producer Dan Enright before each air time to get instructions and answers
04:17
Herbert Stempel on the details of the monetary wins on Twenty-One
02:42
Herbert Stempel on telling some friends early on that Twenty-One  was rigged
00:52
Herbert Stempel on the other members of the Twenty-One  team including host Jack Barry
02:05
Herbert Stempel on the producers inadvertently giving him a wrong answer to a question on Twenty-One
02:11
Herbert Stempel on Charles Van Doren, his final "opponent" on Twenty-One
01:16
Herbert Stempel on finally being "defeated" by Charles Van Doren on Twenty-One
03:24
Herbert Stempel on Dan Enright reneging on his promises to Stempel after his run Twenty-One
03:27
Herbert Stempel on contacting the DA's office and testifying about the misconduct on the set of Twenty-One
03:51
Herbert Stempel on appearing on the PBS American Experience  episode "The Quiz Show Scandal"
02:58
Herbert Stempel on his involvement in Robert Redford's feature film "Quiz Show" in which John Turturro played Stempel
05:58
Herbert Stempel on the impact of the Quiz Show Scandals on America and his being asked to return to play on the revived version of Twenty-One,  and on trying out for Jeopardy!
03:43
Herbert Stempel on the so-called Stempel law, and his then-current dealings with the public
02:24
Herbert Stempel on the legacy of the Quiz Show Scandals
00:50
Herbert Stempel on having his credibility questioned when he testified about misconduct on the set of Twenty-One
04:49

Jerry Stiller

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Jerry Stiller on his memories of the Hollywood Blacklist
06:31

Gale Storm

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Gale Storm on her memories of how the Blacklist affected the entertainment industry
02:42

John Strauss

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John Strauss on the Hollywood Blacklist
07:54
John Strauss on his participation in two union strikes
04:52
John Strauss on speaking to newspaper columnist Hedda Hopper on behalf of actor Sterling Hayden when he was suspected of being a Communist
01:06

William Tankersley

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William Tankersley on his involvement with the CBS loyalty oath and the Hollywood Blacklist
04:59
William Tankersley on how the Quiz Show scandals (which started with NBC shows) affected CBS Standards & Practices
04:29

Studs Terkel

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Studs Terkel on how the Hollywood Blacklist ended his budding career in television
03:19
Studs Terkel on being blacklisted and working with gospel singer Mahalia Jackson
03:36

Richard Thomas

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Richard Thomas on working with Will Geer and Ellen Corby as "Grandma and Grandpa Walton" on The Waltons, and on Will Geer having been a victim of the Hollywood Blacklist
08:29

Stanford Tischler

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Stanford Tischler on not knowing any editors affected by the Hollywood Blacklist
01:12

Robert Trout

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Robert Trout on the Communist blacklist of the 1950s
03:40

Robert Vaughn

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Robert Vaughn on his dissertation on The Blacklist
03:59

Ellen M. Violett

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Ellen M. Violett on her experience with the Blacklist of the 1950s
10:52

Bob Weiskopf

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Bob Schiller and Bob Weiskopf on their recollections of the Hollywood Blacklist
02:17

Lou Weiss

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Lou Weiss on the Hollywood Blacklist
03:25

Av Westin

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Av Westin on the Hollywood Blacklist
01:49

Tucker Wiard

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Tucker Wiard on the strike in Hollywood and how that affected his work on Murphy Brown
03:09

Dan Wilcox

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Dan Wilcox on the television writers strike of 2007
02:08

Ethel Winant

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Ethel Winant on dealing with the network on casting blacklisted actors and minorities on television in the '50s
02:08
Ethel Winant on dealing with the Hollywood Blacklist on shows like Armstrong Circle Theatre
01:54
Ethel Winant on dealing with the Hollywood Blacklist as a casting director
06:10

Perry Wolff

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Perry Wolff on dealing with the Hollywood Blacklist
04:20

Jane Wyatt

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Jane Wyatt on her recollections of the Hollywood Blacklist and her involvement with the CFA (Committee for the First Amendment)
04:29
Jane Wyatt on protesting the Hollywood Blacklist
02:10
Jane Wyatt on learning she had been blacklisted
01:50
Jane Wyatt on why she believes the Blacklist era happened
01:32

Bud Yorkin

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Bud Yorkin on dealing with the Hollywood Blacklist and Tennessee Ernie Ford Show  writer Roland Kibbee
01:31

Frederic Ziv

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Frederic Ziv on his recollections of the Hollywood Blacklist
01:46

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