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How Does One Find Faith?

Synopsis
Talk/interview/public affairs series hosted by William F. Buckley, Jr. A re-broadcast of an interview first transmitted October 5 1980. Journalist, philosopher and theologian Malcolm Muggeridge, in an interview that was taped September 1980, talks of his career and beliefs. At the end of the interview Muggeridge and Buckley discuss suffering and in a lengthy analogy by Muggeridge he uses King Lear to explore the meaning of life.
Series
Firing Line
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
6 Sep 1980
Transmission details
5 Oct 1980 (Channel: PBS)
Duration
29 mins

Credits

Director
Warren Steibel
Producer
Warren Steibel
Contributor
Malcolm Muggeridge; William F, Jr Buckley

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The broadcast archive of ‘Firing Line’ is housed in the Hoover Institution Archives at Stanford University. The television programme, a transcript, and other related research documentation may be consulted there.
General
Taped at Muggeridge’s home, Robertsbridge, Sussex, England. The interview was re-broadcast annually at Christmas until Firing Line ended.
History
`Firing Line’ began as an hour-long show for commercial television, syndicated by WOR-TV in New York City where it ran for 240 episodes. An edited version was broadcast 23 December 1988 and it is this transmission which has been acquired by the Paley Center for Media.

Production Company

Name

PBS

Web
http://www.pbs.org External site opens in new window

Archive

Name

Paley Center for Media

Web
http://www.paleycenter.org/ External site opens in new window
Phone
(212) 621-6600
Address
25 West 52 Street
New York
New York
110019
USA
Notes
Formerly Museum of Television and Radio (MTR). The name changed in 2007.

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Hoover Institution Archives

Contact
Carol Leadenham
Email
leadenham@hoover.stanford.edu
Web
http://hoohila.stanford.edu/firingline/searchResult.php External site opens in new window
Phone
650 723-3563
Fax
650 725 3445
Address
Stanford
CA 94305-6010
USA
USA

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