World Series


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Interviewees discuss coverage of the World Series on television.

Highlights
Don Ohlmeyer on producing the World Series
Curt Gowdy on Joe DiMaggio's comeback at the '49 World Series
Al Michaels on reporting the earthquake during the 1989 World Series; on sports reporting being the same as news "you don't have to get it first, you have to get it right"
Herbert F. Solow on selling the World Series to Japan
Ted Turner on the Atlanta Braves winning the World Series in 1995
Bob Costas on covering the 1986 World Series when the Red Sox almost beat the curse, and the Red Sox finally beating it in 2004
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Bob Costas

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Bob Costas on Kirk Gibson hitting the home-run off Dennis Eckersley in the 1988 World Series
Bob Costas on covering the 1982 World Series and the 1984 "Sandberg game"
Bob Costas on covering the 1986 World Series when the Red Sox almost beat the curse, and the Red Sox finally beating it in 2004

Curt Gowdy

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Curt Gowdy on Joe DiMaggio's comeback at the '49 World Series
Curt Gowdy on covering 16 World Series

Don Ohlmeyer

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Don Ohlmeyer on producing the World Series

Dick Van Patten

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Dick Van Patten on the Eight Is Enough reunion movies beating the World Series in TV ratings

Herbert F. Solow

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Herbert F. Solow on selling the World Series to Japan

Ted Turner

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Ted Turner on the Atlanta Braves winning the World Series in 1995

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