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Born: December 22, 1945 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Glasgow, Kentucky, USA Profession: Writer ...


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Diplomat, The (2015)
Ambassador Richard Holbrooke's career spanned fifty years of American foreign policy from Vietnam to Afghanistan. Told through the perspective of his eldest son David, we go behind the scenes of high stakes diplomacy where peace is waged and wars are ended to learn about Holbrooke's life and legacy.

Cast (special)

Life of Laughter: Remembering John Ritter, A (2003) as Host
Diane Sawyer takes a look at the life and career of late actor John Ritter through clips and interviews.
Oprah In Africa: A Personal Journey, A Global Challenge (2003) as Host
Special highlights Oprah Winfrey's work in aiding the South African children left orphaned by the outbreak of AIDS.
President George W Bush: The Interview (2003) as Host
Diane Sawyer interviews President George W. Bush on such topics of politics and life in general after the capture of Saddam Hussein.
My Big Wild You're-Not-Gonna-Believe This Wedding (2003) as Host
Couples share their stories of wedding difficulties and mishaps.
Lifetime's Achievement Awards: Women Changing the World (2003) as Interviewee (Mary Tyler Moore Segment)
A special that salutes six women, as nominated by network viewers, for their efforts to change the world for the better.
Primetime Special Edition: Jennifer Lopez (2002) as Host
Diane Sawyer interviews Jennifer Lopez
Primetime Special Edition: The Dilley Six-Pack's Happy New Year (2002) as Host
Diane Sawyer visits with the Dilley Sextuplets, the first set of sextuplets to all survive, as they enter their 10th year. Also, a visit with the Headricks, the newest family of surviving sextuplets.
Primetime Special Edition: Whitney Houston (2002) as Host
Diane Sawyer interviews Whitney Houston with a brief appearance from Bobby Brown.
Inside the Philadelphia Police Department (2002) as Reporter ("Primetime Live")
A look inside the Philadelphia Police Department since the arrival of Police Commissioner John Timoney. Timoney has instituted special training for new cadets to head off public scandals and corruption inside the force. The program reports on the new Philadelphia police force as it struggles to impr
Icebound: The Fight of Her Life (2001) as Host
Diane Sawyer interviews Jerri Nielsen, the doctor whose dramatic story of breast cancer, self-treatment and survival in the South Pole made headlines worldwide. Exclusive video footage shows Nielsen performing a biopsy on herself, with the help of a welder.
Intimate Portrait: Diane Sawyer (2001) as Interviewee
Life and career of broadcast journalist Diane Sawyer.
Wolfgang Puck: Recipe For Success (2001) as Interviewee
Profile of Wolfgang Puck, from his humble beginnings in the Austrian hillsides to his rise to fame and fortune in Hollywood as America's original celebrity chef.
Independence Day 2001 (2001) as Anchor
Variety special celebrating the 225th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. The program features a reading of the Declaration of Independence by Hollywood stars; a music performance by Garth Brooks; highlights of July 4th celebrations from each of the original 13 colonies: and fireworks.
Kids Pick the Issues (2000)
Special addresses the issues and concerns of children regarding the 2000 presidential election. Staged as a town hall-style event at Columbia University, kids field questions asked via tape by prominent political figures and celebrities.
Lucille Ball: Finding Lucy (2000) as Interviewee
Profile of Lucille Ball, the first female television superstar and first solo female head of a major studio.
Great American History Quiz: Heroes and Villains, The (2000)
Chevy Chase tests viewers' knowledge of American heroes and villains in this new installment of the family quiz show.
Great American History Quiz, The (1999)
A quiz program that challenges Americans on their knowledge of history, from politics to pop culture. Celebrities pose questions and supply answers in a variety of ways. Categories include: History 101 ("Everything You Know Is Wrong!"), Troublemakers (Social Change), Supreme Court, Disasters, Statue
ABC 2000 (1999) as Correspondent (New York)
Live broadcast to commemorate the end of the century and the beginning of the new millennium. ABC News anchors and correspondents, together with representatives of other parts of the ABC Television Network, cover an array of events as they occur around the world. The program includes a special versi
Real Ellen Story, The (1998) as Interviewee
Documentary that explores the question: How tough was it to feature a lesbian leading lady on a network series? Features interviews with Ellen DeGeneres, Anne Heche, Laura Dern, Melissa Etheridge, Diane Sawyer and the production team from the television show "Ellen." Traces the events leading up to
Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) 13th Annual Hall of Fame (1998) as Atas Hall Of Fame Inductee
Presentation of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' 13th Annual Hall of Fame ceremony from the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood, California, honoring and inducting individuals into the ATAS Hall of Fame who have made significant contributions to the television industry.
Whole World Was Watching, The (1998) as Anchor
An in-depth look at the political and cultural events of 1968 as seen through the eyes of those who were there.
50 Years of Television: A Celebration of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Golden Anniversary (1997)
Documentary celebrating 50 years of television history. Featuring a large collection of television clips introduced by legendary and current television stars. The documentary, also shown at a Hollywood gala, launches the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences new Archive of American Television.
Heroin: The New High School High (1997) as Anchor
Examination of the effects of heroin on two teenagers in Orlando, Florida.
Hollywood and the News (1997)
Five television network news anchors discuss how the news and journalism is portrayed in the movies.
Baby, Oh Baby: The Six-Pack Is Back (1996) as Correspondent; Host
Revisit to America's first set of surviving sextuplets -- the Dilleys of Indianapolis -- as their third birthday nears. Their parents reveal the challenges they face as the special spends an entire day with the family. Also included is a look at America's second set of sextuplets, the Haners of Chat
Domestic Violence: Faces of Fear (1996) as Host
Examines the cross-cultural phenomenon of domestic violence and how the medical community, law enforcement agencies and corporate America are helping to end the silence that surrounds it.
Deadly Game: The Mark and Delia Owens Story (1996) as Host
Report on an American couple whose study of wildlife in Africa became a dangerous crusade to save the elephants from poachers.
Baby, Oh Baby: The Six-Pack Turns Two (1995) as Correspondent
Report on the only surviving sextuplets in the United States, as well as other families with multiple births.
NFL at 75: An All-Star Celebration, The (1995)
Special celebrating the National Football League's 75th anniversary, featuring guest performances and appearances, footage from NFL history and the introduction of the NFL's All-Time Team.
Rosemary Clooney Golden Anniversary Celebration, The (1995)
Performances and tributes celebrating Rosemary Clooney's 50 years in entertainment. Taped before an audience at the Pleasure Island Jazz Company at Walt Disney World.
Barbara Walters Presents the 10 Most Fascinating People of 1994 (1994)
Barbara Walters spotlights ten celebrities who made a particular impact on the year 1994: Olympic skating champion Oksana Baiul, Los Angeles attorney Leslie Abramson, former President Jimmy Carter, actor Tom Hanks, Dallas Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones, media baron Rupert Murdoch, TV news anchor/corresp
James Reston: The Man Millions Read (1993) as Host
Portrait of "New York Times" journalist James Reston.
Murder in Beverly Hills: The Menendez Trial (1993) as Anchor
Analysis of the courtroom testimony, judicial rulings and the judge's instructions to the juries in the trial of Lyle and Erik Menendez who have admitted to killing their millionaire, Beverly Hills parents.
Kathie Lee Gifford's Celebration of Motherhood (1993)
Kathie Lee Gifford hosts this variety special which examines motherhood.
60 Minutes... 25 Years (1993)
A special commemorating the 25th anniversary of the CBS series, "60 Minutes."
Donahue: The 25th Anniversary (1992)
A special saluting Phil Donahue that includes film clips of past programs, on-stage reunions and personalities he has interviewed in the past 25 years.
Edward R. Murrow: This Reporter (1990)
A two-part documentary on journalist Edward R. Murrow. This program explores his life through archival recordings, film clips and interviews with contemporary journalists. Broadcast as a presentation of the series "American Masters."
Television Academy Hall of Fame, The (1990)
A telecast of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) sixth annual Television Academy Hall of Fame induction ceremony, honoring individuals who have made lasting contributions to the television industry. The program also features footage chronicaling the careers of the inductees.
Campaign '88: Election Night (1988) as Reporter
Live coverage and analysis of the 1988 elections, featuring interviews of political figures, with reports on national and state trends from a CBS News polling unit and the election returns.
Campaign '88: The Democratic Convention (1988) as Correspondent
A special preview of the 1988 Democratic National Convention. The program, broadcast from the CBS News convention headquarters at the Omni Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, includes interviews, and reports from various correspondents on the political scene.
Campaign '88: The Republican Convention (1988)
A special preview to the Republican National Convention, featuring an interview with Vice President George Bush and his wife Barbara, and various issues facing the Republican Party during the convention.
Soviet Union: Seven Days in May, The (1987) as Correspondent
A CBS News special which offers a rare glimpse of Soviet life, from the views of common citizens to the visions of those on the cutting edge of change. Nine CBS News Correspondents and crews travel extensively throughout the Soviet Union visiting soldiers, journalists, doctors, artists, farmers and
48 Hours on Crack Street (1986) as Correspondent
The nation's drug crises is chronicled in intimate, ugly cinema verite during one weekend. Ten CBS News Correspondents and 15 crews travel with the police and DEA agents, and stake out hospitals, street corners, law courts, schools and sports arenas to report on the sale, use and effect of drugs.
David Letterman's 2nd Annual Holiday Film Festival (1986)
David Letterman hosts this special featuring guest celebrities introducing the comedy shorts that they were commissioned to make.
Television Academy Hall of Fame, The (1986)
In a special black-tie event, celebrities perform as entertainers and pay tribute as seven new members are inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame. The inductees include: Steve Allen, Fred Coe, Walt Disney, Jackie Gleason, Mary Tyler Moore, Frank Stanton, and Burr Tillstrom.

Writer (special)

My Big Wild You're-Not-Gonna-Believe This Wedding (2003) as Writer
Couples share their stories of wedding difficulties and mishaps.
Primetime Special Edition: Whitney Houston (2002) as Writer ("Whitney Houston")
Diane Sawyer interviews Whitney Houston with a brief appearance from Bobby Brown.
Primetime Special Edition: Jennifer Lopez (2002) as Writer
Diane Sawyer interviews Jennifer Lopez
Whole World Was Watching, The (1998) as Writer
An in-depth look at the political and cultural events of 1968 as seen through the eyes of those who were there.

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