In this 10-part (each 30-minute part is posted separately) oral history interview, writer Ernest Kinoy describes his early career writing for NBC radio. He discusses going on to write for many "live" dramatic television shows including: Studio One, Philco-Goodyear Playhouse, Playhouse 90, DuPont Show of the Week, Naked City, and Dr. Kildare. In 1965, Kinoy won his first Emmy for an episode of The Defenders entitled "Blacklist." His second Emmy was won for the groundbreaking miniseries Roots. During the interview, Kinoy also talks about the legacy of television producer Herbert Brodkin.