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Series
WNET Seminar
Program
The Great American Dream Machine, Part I
Contributing Organization
Thirteen WNET (New York, New York)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/75-79h44rz7
WNET Archive
ARC-UMAT-377
Description
A panel discussion about the WNET weekly comedy series, The Great American Dream Machine, given by the show's creators. The discussion is preceded by a montage of clips from the show. Panelists include James Day, president of NET and later WNET/Channel 13 and moderator of the discussion, producers Jack Willis, Sheila Nevins, and Alvin Perlmutter, and recurring cast member Marshall Efron. Each offers perspective on the development of The Great American Dream Machine and share notable anecdotes. Topics include the show's precedents, its context of creation, and decisions over how it was made. Panelists also answer audience questions, including questions about the current state of public television and the government's relationship to public television. Part 1 of a two-part program.
Asset type
Program
Topics
Film and Television
Humor
Contributor
Day, James, Panelist
Efron, Marshall, Panelist
Nevins, Sheila, Panelist
Perlmutter, Alvin H., , Panelist
Willis, Jack (Film producer), , Panelist
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Media type
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Chicago: “WNET Seminar; The Great American Dream Machine, Part I,” Thirteen WNET, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed January 20, 2018, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_75-79h44rz7.
MLA: “WNET Seminar; The Great American Dream Machine, Part I.” Thirteen WNET, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. January 20, 2018. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_75-79h44rz7>.
APA: WNET Seminar; The Great American Dream Machine, Part I. Boston, MA: Thirteen WNET, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_75-79h44rz7