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  • In 1981, Bill Chase worked on “Gala of Stars” at Carnegie Hall with Liza Minnelli.

    03:33

  • “Great Performances" executive producer David Horn joined THIRTEEN in the late ‘70s.

    02:52

  • David Hyde Pierce hosted THIRTEEN’s 2002 celebration of Stephen Sondheim’s 80th birthday.

    03:15

  • Director Don Mischer launched his career in the ‘70s at THIRTEEN.

    05:51

  • Broadcast Journalist, Host & Producer of Moyers & Company

    07:11

  • Filmmaker Abigail Disney spearheaded the THIRTEEN series “Women, War and Peace” in 2011.

    06:52

  • THIRTEEN aired conductor Alan Gilbert’s 2009 debut as the NY Philharmonic music director

    03:30

  • In 1966, the Maysles brothers filmed a THIRTEEN documentary about author Truman Capote.

    01:19

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