Three Classic Clips for When You Need Motivation

Everyone needs a bit of extra motivation and inspiration now and then. Over the years, Merv had the opportunity to interview so many wise and inspiring people, so we thought we would share just a few of our favorites with you here. 

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MAYA ANGELOU: Author, Poet, Playwright, Singer, Actress, and an all around amazing Woman Maya Angelou shares her thoughts on life in the early 1980s.


RAY BRADBURY: The always brilliant Ray Bradbury, one of the greatest sci-fi writers in history, talks with Merv about the movie “Close Encounters of the Third Kind”, Steven Spielberg, his mission as a writer, and the future of mankind.


WALTER CRONKITE: Arguably one of the most beloved TV journalists in American history, Walter Cronkite speaks with Merv about TV news “stars”, the responsibilities of a free press and the job of a journalist to remain unbiased in this excerpt from 1983.

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