Person to Person

  • 1953
  • TV Show
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Journalist Edward R. Murrow conducted live interviews with celebrities or newsmakers (two per show) in their homes (while he sat in a New York studio). Not at all probing, the chats were an informal attempt, Murrow said, to `revive the art of conversation.' Among those interviewed over the years were Marilyn Monroe, John Steinbeck, Margaret Mead, John F (more…)

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Journalist Edward R. Murrow conducted live interviews with celebrities or newsmakers (two per show) in their homes (while he sat in a New York studio). Not at all probing, the chats were an informal attempt, Murrow said, to `revive the art of conversation.' Among those interviewed over the years were Marilyn Monroe, John Steinbeck, Margaret Mead, John F. Kennedy (then a senator) and Fidel Castro (who appeared in pajamas). Murrow left the show in 1959 and was replaced by Charles Collingwood.