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July 2018

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Phil Keoghan Interview: "Amazing Race" Host Retraces Brutal Bicycle Race

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Phil Keoghan

New Zealander Phil Keoghan, host of CBS’s ten-time Emmy Award-winning show The Amazing Race, has released the documentary Le Ride, an epic recreation of the first English speaking team to race in the toughest sporting event on earth, the Tour de France. In 1928, a small, under-resourced untested team from New Zealand and Australia lined up in Paris next to Europe’s best riders. 168 riders started, but only 41 finished the race.

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Tuesday

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May 2018

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Sid and Marty Krofft Interview: Saturday Morning Icons Talk Career and Lifetime Achievement Emmy

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Sid Krofft & Marty Krofft

Sid and Marty Krofft are icons to generations who were riveted to their televisions for H.R. Pufnstuf (1969), Lidsville (1971), Sigmund and the Sea Monsters (1973), Land of the Lost (1974), Pryor’s Place (1984), D.C. Follies (1987) and many more. The Canadian-born puppeteers created and produced groundbreaking, live-action fantasy shows that became mainstays of the Saturday morning airwaves. In the 1970s and 1980s, the Kroffts also found success as producers of popular primetime variety series such as Donny & Marie, The Brady Bunch Hour and Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters.

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Thursday

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March 2018

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Louis Gossett Jr. Interview: "I’m Not an African-American Anymore; I’m an American-African"

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Louis Gossett Jr.

Louis Gossett Jr. is best known for his Academy Award-winning role as Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley in the 1982 film An Officer and a Gentleman and for portraying the character of Fiddler in the ABC miniseries Roots in 1977. He has starred in A Raisin in the Sun, The Landlord, Skin Game, The Deep, Enemy Mine, Iron Eagle, Iron Eagle II, The Punisher, and many others, during an acting career that spans over five decades to include theater and extensive television work.

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September 2016

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Norman Lear Interview: An American Icon Lifts the Veil on a Nation Divided

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Norman Lear

Legendary television writer producer Norman Lear is known for producing such 1970s sitcoms as All in the Family, Sanford and Son, One Day at a Time, The Jeffersons, Good Times, Maude and Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman. As a political activist, he founded People for the American Way in 1981 and has supported First Amendment rights and progressive causes.

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