Earliest known complete television interview with a young 21 year old heavyweight boxing contender Cassius Clay (before his name was change to Muhammad Ali) and his slightly older brother Rudolph Clay, who would also turn professional boxer (after his name was changed to Rahman Ali.
NOTE: The only known formal TV broadcast interview with both Muhammad and Rahman Ali, together.
NOTE: See incomplete re-run of this broadcast, ATA#14449.
DIALOGUE: CASSIUS CLAY, RUDOLPH CLAY
1964-02-23, WNBC, 13 min.
Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali, Rudolph Clay, Rahman Ali, Brian ODoherty
December 1, 1961-April 27, 1962 (Friday 7pm-7:30pm)
June 18, July 16, 1962 (Monday 7pm-7:30pm)
October 14, 1962-December 9, 1962 (Sunday 4:00pm-4:30pm)
April 21, 1963-September 29, 1963 (Sunday 4:30pm-5:00pm)
December 1, 1963-August 30, 1964 (Sunday 12:30pm-1:00pm)
DIALOGUE had five program slots in two and a-half years, with many preemption programming along the way. Approximately 75 video taped half hour broadcasts were telecast as Dr. Brian O'Doherty hosted various topics, ideas, and people from poetry readings to interviews.
Among the more notable interviews: Muhammad Ali (July 21, 1963), Woody Allen (April 28, 1963), Man Ray (June 16, 1963), Geraldine Page (July 14, 1963), Richard Leacock (June 18, 1962), Gordon Parks (July 16, 1962), Salvatore Dali (May 19, 1963), Peter Ustinov (June 2, 1963), James Baldwin (August 2, 1964), Mort Sahl (June 28, 1964), Olivia DeHavilland (June 14, 1964) and Odetta (May 23, 1964).