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Celebrating 20 Years of Interviews

The Archive of American Television is now part of The Interviews: An Oral History of Television!

The Hollywood Blacklist

70 years ago, the Red Scare hit Hollywood

On October 20, 1947, the House Un-American Activities Committee began its Hollywood hearings.

Happy Birthday, Angela Lansbury!

Happy Birthday, Angela Lansbury!

The beloved actress turns 92 on October 16!

55 Year ago, on October 22, 1962, President Kennedy addressed the nation about the Cuban Missile Crisis

October 22, 1962: JFK addresses the nation

News of the Cuban Missile Crisis came into American homes 55 years ago.

John Singleton Online

Our Interview with John Singleton is now online!

The writer/director talks Boyz N The Hood, Snowfall, Empire and more!

Joshua Brand now online

Joshua Brand's Interview Is Now Online!

The writer talks co-creating St. Elsewhere, Northern Exposure, I'll Fly Away, and more!

Edie Falco now online

All About Edie

Actress Edie Falco talks Oz, The Sopranos, Nurse Jackie and more!

Leslie Uggams' Interview Is Now Online!

Leslie Uggams' Interview Is Now Online!

The performer talks Roots, Sing Along with Mitch, The Leslie Uggams Show, and more!

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New from the Archive of American Television Presents DVD Series

Omnibus: Mr. Lincoln

A tele-biography by renowned author, screenwriter, and film critic James Agee, Mr. Lincoln (1952) earned wide acclaim as the centerpiece of OMNIBUS' inaugural season. Starring: Royal Dano and Joanne Woodward.

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