Pioneers of THIRTEEN: The’80s – Trusted Voice

Featured Clips

Air date: 09/10/2013

Pioneers of THIRTEEN The ‘80s ­–Trusted Voice

Airing Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 9:30 p.m. on THIRTEEN


Featured clips include:


  • Adam Smith’s Money World
    • Interview with Warren Buffett
  • American Masters
    • “Martin Scorsese Directs”
    • “Unknown Chaplin”
  • American Playhouse
    • “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf” starring Alfre Woodard
    • “Longtime Companion” starring Bruce Davison
    • “Tales of the City” starring Laura Linney and Parker Posey
    • “True West” starring John Malkovich and Gary Sinise
  • Art of the Western World
  • The Brain
  • Brideshead Revisited
    • Starring  Claire Bloom, John Gielgud, Jeremy Irons, Laurence Olivier
  • Brooklyn Bridge
  • Childhood
  • Ethics in America
  • Good Morning, Mr. Orwell
    • Hosted by George Plimpton
    • Oingo Boingo performing “Wake Up (It’s 1984)”
  • Great Performances
    • “Baryshnikov by Tharp” with Mikhail Baryshnikov
    • “Tap Dance in America” featuring Gregory Hines and Savion Glover
  • Heritage: Civilization and the Jews
    • Hosted by Abba Eban
  • Independent Focus
    • Jim Jarmusch’s “Permanent Vacation”
    • Ang Lee’s “Fine Line”
    • Spike Lee’s “Joe’s Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads”
  • Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth with Bill Moyers
  • Koyaanisqatsi
  • The Lathe of Heaven
  • Life on Earth
    • Hosted by Sir David Attenborough
  • MacNeil/Lehrer Newshour
    • Interview with Ayatollah Khomeini
    • Interview with Fidel Castro
  • Nature
    • “The Flight of the Condor”
    • o    “Sexual Encounters of the Floral Kind”
  • The Secret Government: The Constitution in Crisis
    • Interview with then-Senator John Kerry
  • Sesame Street
    • Introduction of Elmo
    • “Monsterpiece Theater”
    •  “Special Report: The Missing Cookies Affair”
  • Shining Time Station
    • Hosted by Ringo Starr
  • Style Wars
  • The Times of Harvey Milk
  • Tony Brown’s Journal
    • Interview with President Ronald Reagan
    • Interview with Tamalge Hayer, one of the assassins of Malcolm X
    • Performance by Eubie Blake
  • Wrap Around the World
    • Performance by David Bowie
    • Comedy skit by Al Franken and Tom Davis