TV’s legendary psychosexual therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer’s Archive interview is now online at http://emmytvlegends.org/interviews/people/ruth-westheimer Below are clips from the 2-hour interview:
Dr. Ruth Westheimer on why her show “Ask Dr. Ruth” was groundbreaking
Dr. Ruth Westheimer on why she avoided euphemisms on her shows
Full Interview description:
In her Archive interview, Dr. Ruth Westheimer talks about her early years growing up in Germany until the start of World War II. She discusses her eventual move to the United States, where she studied sociology and soon developed a strong interest in studying sexuality. She recalls her first foray into radio, which led to her own series, and her television work on such series as Good Sex with Dr. Ruth Westheimer/The Dr. Ruth Show,and Ask Dr. Ruth. Dr. Ruth Westheimer was interviewed in New York, NY on June 14, 2010; Allan Neuwirth conducted the nearly two-hour interview.