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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!

Remembering Bill Dana

My Name... José Jimenez

Bill Dana, iconic performer and writer, passes away at 92. Jenni Matz remembers the comedy legend

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!

Edie Falco now online

All About Edie

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

Remembering Adam West

Remembering Adam West

TV's "Batman" passes away after a short battle with leukemia.

I've Got A Secret Turns 65

I've Got A Secret Turns 65!

The game show debuted on June 19, 1952.

Richard Thomas now online

Real Talk With Richard Thomas

The actor talks The Waltons, The Americans, and that oh-so-famous catchphrase.

Your Favorite TV Dads!

Sit Down With Your Favorite TV Dads!

Celebrate Father's Day with some of your favorite TV Dads!

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My Name... José Jiménez. A tribute to comedy legend Bill DanaBlog post imageIt is with a very heavy heart that I write this.Bill Dana- Comedian, writer, producer, recording artist, author, 8th Mercury Astronaut ("out of a possible 7"), and beloved as his signature character, José Jiménez, passed away at his home in Nashville...

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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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