"I asked Merv why he chose me, and he said he felt like Pat and I were like a brother/sister team. We worked well together. He saw chemistry between the two of us and just thought that America would love us as a team. Kind of like Ken and Barbie."
About This Interview
In her one-and-a-half-hour Archive interview, Vanna White speaks about her early years and influences, her work as a model, and her appearance as a contestant on The Price Is Right. She then details the show for which she is best known, Wheel Of Fortune. White describes working with creator Merv Griffin and host Pat Sajak; talks about the show's popularity and the resulting "Vannamania;" and speaks of her wardrobe and the show's production schedule. In the dual interview, Sajak and White discuss the atmosphere on the set of Wheel of Fortune, marvel at the show's longevity, and offer personal anecdotes about each other. Barrie Nedler conducted the interview in Culver City, CA in two sessions: a one-and-a-half-hour individual interview and a fifteen minute conversation with Pat Sajak on October 10, 2007.