"...down below was a television set, which reflected up into the mirror, and then reflected out into the audience. It just fascinated me. From then on, I knew I wanted to be in television."
About This Interview
In his three-and-a-half hour Archive interview, Bob Doyle (1921-1999) discusses how, in 1948, he became one of the network directors for the first national political convention ever televised. He describes being the first director for the landmark news shows, Huntley-Brinkley Report and Meet the Press. He then speaks about how he was appointed Chief, Television Division for National Geographic Society in the 1960s and how he helped guide the Society into television by executive producing and selling 28 documentaries to the networks. Michael Rosen conducted the interview in Chevy Chase, MD on October 29, 1998.