American Masters

Sidney Lumet Recalls Working with Walter Cronkite

Clip: Season 31 Episode 1 | 2m 48s

Sidney Lumet speaks about his work adapting the radio show "You Are There" for television. Working with Walter Cronkite, Lumet directed a news show that covered major historical events in a modern way.

Aired: 01/03/17

Rating: NR

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