Pioneers of THIRTEEN – The ’70s – Bold and Fearless

Featured Interviews

Air date: 01/31/2013

Pioneers of THIRTEEN The ’70s – Bold and Fearless


Airing Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN


Featured interviews include:


  • John Adams, producer & music services director, WNET 1961-2010
  • Perry Miller Adato, creator & executive producer, The Originals – Women in Art
  • John Alpert, independent filmmaker
  • Stephen Battaglio, television historian & author
  • Marylyn Berger, anchor, Special Edition/City Edition
  • Dick Cavett, creator & host, The Dick Cavett Show
  • Humberto Cintron, executive producer, Realidades
  • Joan Ganz Cooney, originator of Sesame Street
  • Ronnie Eldridge, executive producer, Woman Alive!
  • Sam Gibbon, executive producer, The Electric Company
  • Craig Gilbert, producer & creator, An American Family
  • John J. Godfrey, supervising engineer, The TV Lab
  • Jeff Greenfield, journalist & author
  • Herb Holmes, director of production/labor relations, WNET 1965-2006
  • Judith Jamison, principal dancer & artistic director, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, 1965-2011
  • James Earl Jones, Oscar-nominated actor
  • Virginia Kassel, creator & series producer, The Adams Chronicles
  • Bill Kobin, senior vice president for programming, NET 1963-1972
  • Stan Lathan, director, SOUL!
  • Jim Lehrer, coordinator of news & public affairs, PBS 1972-1973; creator & anchor, The MacNeil/Lehrer Report 1975-present
  • Robert MacNeil, broadcast journalist; creator & anchor, The MacNeil/Lehrer Report
  • Don Mischer, director, The Great American Dream Machine & The TV Lab
  • Rita Moreno, cast member, The Electric Company
  • Bill Moyers, broadcast journalist; creator & anchor, Bill Moyers’ Journal
  • Sheila Nevins, producer, The Great American Dream Machine
  • Michael Oreskes, reporter, New York Daily News 1975-1981
  • Al Perlmutter, executive producer, The Great American Dream Machine & Banks and the Poor
  • Sam Pollard, independent filmmaker
  • Alan Raymond, filmmaker & camera, An American Family
  • Susan Raymond, filmmaker & sound, An American Family
  • Morton Silverstein, writer, producer & director, Banks and the Poor
  • Jac Venza, culture & arts executive producer, WNET 1962-2005
  • Howard Weinberg, executive producer, The Dick Cavett Show
  • Jack Willis, executive producer, The Great American Dream Machine; creator & executive producer, The 51st State
  • Michael Winship, writer & publicist, WNET 1974-1979