Remembering Agnes Nixon

Remembering Agnes Nixon

The legendary soap opera creator (All My Children, One Life to Live) passes away at age 88.

Felicity Huffman's Interview Is Now Online!

Felicity Huffman's Interview Is Now Online!

The actress talks Sports Night, Desperate Housewives, American Crime, and more!

William H. Macy's Interview Is Now Online!

William H. Macy's Interview Is Now Online!

The actor talks ER, Shameless, working with David Mamet, and more!

Geri Jewell Now online

Learn the Facts of Geri Jewell's Life in her Archive Interview!

The actress talks The Facts of Life, Deadwood, and breaking barriers on American television.

Mark Snow now online

Mark Snow reveals the truth behind the X-Files theme

He talks about scoring Hart to Hart, Smallville, and being the sole composer on The X-Files.

Hollywood and the Unions

Our latest Google Cultural Institute exhibit!

Celebrate Labor Day by exploring the history of Hollywood and its unions.

Reuben Cannon now online

Reuben Cannon's Interview Is Now Online!

The casting executive/producer talks casting Moonlighting, The A-Team, and more!

Why I Became An Oral Historian And How You Can Be One, Too

Why I Became An Oral Historian And How You Can Be One, Too

Why oral histories matter, and how you can conduct your own!

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Remembering Agnes NixonBlog post imageWe're sad to hear that soap opera creator Agnes Nixon passed away this morning at the age of 88. Nixon started in soaps shortly after graduating college when she was hired by the legendary Irna Phillips to write for Woman in White. She then moved to New...

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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.