Thursday, June 07, 2012

TV CONFIDENTIAL Archives: May 30, 2012

Show No. 140
May 30, 2012

First hour: Ed welcomes Linda Alexander, author of A Maverick Life: The Jack Kelly Story, a comprehensive biography of the actor best known for playing Bart Maverick on the long-running Western series Maverick.

Second hour: Ed, Tony Figueroa and Donna Allen welcome Michael St. John, the first African-American man hired as a director for NBC-TV, and the author of Hollywood Through the Back Door, the story of how Michael first came to Hollywood in the early 1950s, at a time when there were still remnants of racial prejudice in the entertainment industry.

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