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Wink Martindale radio interview

In this archived episode of “Talk Across America”, Doug Miles talks with legendary game show host and broadcaster Wink Martindale. This originally aired on WIBQ, now WSRQ radio in Sarasota, FL Nov. 2004. Link to Wink’s autobiography “Winking at Life”: https://amzn.to/2KWeI7g





“Dallas” actress Charlene Tilton radio interview

In this archived episode of “Talk Across America”, Doug Miles talks with Charlene Tilton about the classic TV show “Dallas” and her current projects at the time. This was originally aired on WIBQ, now WSRQ radio in Sarasota, FL Nov. 2004. Dallas seasons 1,2 available here: https://amzn.to/2KWcTXB





“Talk Across America” with guest Journalist Rolland Smith

In this archive interview, former WCBS-TV and WWOR-TV News Anchorman Rolland Smith is the guest talking about his career in journalism. This originally aired on WSRQ radio in Sarasota, FL 4/12/06.





“Talk Across America” with Doug Miles guest Broadcaster Michael Manning

On this edition of “Talk Across America” Doug Miles talks with broadcaster/writer/producer Michael Manning about his career in media, his new show “America’s Best Neighbors” and the world of radio/TV and digital media.





Big Band Files with Doug Miles guest Peter Marshall

Doug Miles talks with Peter Marshall, best known as the Master of the Hollywood Squares, but is also a singer, actor and broadcaster. He joins me on this edition of the Big Band Files to talk about his CD of standards and more.





Remembering former NY TV News Anchor Michele Marsh

Michele Marsh, who anchored the news in New York City at WCBS Channel 2 and later WNBC Channel 4, passed away Wednesday at age 63 after a long battle with breast cancer. She was one of the brightest stars in the news business for many years after landing a job in the #1 media market at WCBS in 1979 at age 25. She hadn’t been on television news since 2003. She is survived by her son, daughter-in-law and husband.
Below is a video of one of her newscasts on WCBS-TV Channel 2 from August 9, 1993.

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Remembering Adam West

Adam West, best known as TV’s original “Batman” passed away after a brief illness this weekend at age 88. He was an outstanding and underrated actor. In the video posted, he hosts “The Hollywood Palace”, one of the popular variety shows in the 1960’s.

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Remembering Broadcaster Alan Colmes

Alan Colmes passed away at age 66 today. He was best known as a talk show host on radio and television. He was a talented broadcaster who worked at iconic New York radio stations WNBC as a disk jockey and transitioned to a provocative talk show host at WABC and later Fox News radio and television.
The following article on Alan Colmes was published today by “Talkers Magazine”:

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The Mary Tyler Moore Show – Mary singing One for my baby

This 4 minute scene from the Mary Tyler Moore show illustrates just how good she was as an actress and comedienne. Mary, who was an excellent singer, acts here as a bad singer. Not easy to do. Ed Asner as Lou Grant does a masterful job as well in the scene.