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Donahue: The 25th Anniversary Special
National Dance Institute (U.S.) (Creator)
Donahue, Phil (Host)
Chung, Connie, 1946- (Speaker)
Daniels, Faith (Performer)
Grodin, Charles (Performer)
Hartman, Phil (Performer)
Jones, Jenny, 1946- (Performer)
King, Larry, 1933- (Performer)
Povich, Maury (Performer)
Raphael, Sally Jessy (Performer)
Rivera, Geraldo (Performer)
Rivers, Joan (Performer)
Sawyer, Diane, 1945- (Speaker)
Springer, Jerry, 1944- (Performer)
Steinem, Gloria (Speaker)
Wallace, Mike, 1918-2012 (Speaker)
Walters, Barbara, 1929- (Speaker)
Westheimer, Ruth K. (Ruth Karola), 1928- (Speaker)
Williams, Montel (Performer)
Winfrey, Oprah (Speaker)
Winfrey, Oprah (Performer)
Leno, Jay (Performer)
Letterman, David (Performer)
Thomas, Marlo (Speaker)
Lawrence, Steve, 1935- (Singer)
Haley, Jack, Jr., 1933-2001 (Producer)
Savenick, Phillip (Producer)
Halvorson, Gary (Director)
Kohan, Rhea (Screenwriter)
Kohan, Buz (Screenwriter)
Lopez, Frank (Designer)
Adelman, Alan (Lighting designer)
Sondheim, Stephen (Composer)
Belling, Andrew (Musical director)
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- (Choreographer)
National Dance Institute (U.S.) (Dancer)

National Dance Institute Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1992-11-15
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4576
Donahue, Phil
Donahue (Television program)
Politicians -- United States
Sex in popular culture
Racism -- United States
Feminism and mass media
AIDS (Disease) -- United States
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Television programs
Statement of responsibility: a Jack Haley, Jr. production.
Creation/production credits: Executive producer, Jack Haley, Jr.; producer, Phillip Savenick; co-producer, Marcia Lewis; supervising producer, Allan B. Schwartz; director, Gary Halvorson; writers, Rhea Kohan, Buz Kohan; line producer, Neil Olshansky; segment producers, Bruce Bailey, Kevin Miller; Marlo's home movies produced by Joe Byrne; production designer, Frank Lopez; lighting designer, Alan Adelman; executive in charge of talent, Danette Herman; post-production coordinator, David Collins; production coordinator, Michael Pellerin; Comedy Tonight music and lyrics, Stephen Sondheim; musical director, Andy Belling; choreographer, Jacques d'Amboise; assistant choreographer, Ellen Weinstein; tap coach, Jamee Younger; unit manager, Monroe Carol; N.Y. unit manager, Anice C. Doskey; tape archive research, Mike Brown; associate directors, Christine Clark, Leslie Bertram; stage managers, Gary Notoli, Jeffrey Gidder, Dave Cove, Arthur Lewis; on-line editors, Barney Robinson, Jay Robinson, Mike Everhart, Preston Price; wardrobe stylist, Andrea Gibbs; key hair and make-up, Robert Chiu; Phil Donahue's make-up, Susan Ginsberg.
Performers: Starring Phil Donahue, Connie Chung, Faith Daniels, Charles Grodin, Phil Hartman, Jenny Jones, Larry King, Maury Povich, Sally Jessy Raphael, Geraldo Rivera, Joan Rivers, Diane Sawyer, Jerry Springer, Gloria Steinem, Mike Wallace, Barbara Walters, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Montel Williams, Oprah Winfrey; special appearances by Jay Leno, David Letterman, Marlo Thomas; Donahue Tonight vocal by Steve Lawrence; students of National Dance Institute, dancers.
Venue: Recorded November 15, 1992 Ed Sullivan Theater, New York City.
Acquisition: Gift; Jacques D'Amboise, 2012.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (94 min) :sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Event celebrating Phil Donahue's 25 year television career, highlighting his interviews with a wide spectrum of notable persons as well as his covering of various social topics, including sexuality, racism, women's rights, the AIDS epidemic in the U.S. Features a special performance with children from National Dance Institue at 43 minute mark.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 953971714
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21044950
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6e9a8bd0-9361-0136-fd90-0d47b52047d8
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  • 1992: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Donahue" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1992.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Donahue" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 1, 2023.

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