Category Archives: TV-News-Info

The Mike Wallace Interview (1957-60)

Half-hour interview show where Mike spoke one on one with a diverse group of people. Some of those interviewed were Steve Allen, Salvadore Dali, Pearl Buck, Kirk Douglas, Henry Kissinger, Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas, Margaret Sanger, Ayn Rand, Jean … Continue reading

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The Story Of A Writer:Ray Bradbury (1963)

Interesting half-hour documentary about Bradbury. It’s hosted by John Willis but the bulk of the narration is done by Bradbury. He says his favorite authors growing up were Mark Twain, Jules Verne and H.G. Wells. He’s shown in his basement … Continue reading

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The Walter Winchell Show (1950’s)

It’s  fifteen minutes of Walter reading news and gossip items. On this show from 1953 he did an editorial about cigarettes and lung cancer. He says he’s on the side of scientists who say there is a relationship between constant smoking and … Continue reading

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You Asked For It (1950-59)

Viewers would write in requests to see unusual things. They also had to send their picture so it could be shown on TV. Art Baker hosted the show until 1958 when Jack Smith took over. A typical show featured a … Continue reading

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