Meeting of Minds

Meeting of Minds

Meeting of Minds is just a tv show, created by Steve Allen, which aired in 1977 to 1981 on PBS. The series featured guests that played significant roles in world history. Guests could interact with each other and sponsor Steve Allen, talking religion, philosophy, history, science, and other topics. It had been conceptually similar to the tv series Witness to created by Arthur Voronka, which preceded Meeting to the air by three decades ago Before Meeting Of Minds premiered, steve Allen really appeared to a 1976 incident of Witness one year. The actual words of these ancient amounts were used, as nearly as was possible. The series had been fully scripted, yet the scripts had been carefully crafted to provide the appearance of spontaneous discussion among figures. Guests included: Plato, Socrates, Aristotle, Thomas Aquinas, Martin Luther, Cleopatra, Marie Antoinette, Florence Nightingale, Thomas Paine, Francis Bacon, Thomas Jefferson, Voltaire, Karl Marx, Charles Darwin, Daniel O'Connell, Catherine II, and Oliver Cromwell. Each incident could be split up into two portions, broadcast with most or all of the guests introduced across the duration of the primary part, and the discussions continuing in to the second area. An overall total of 24 episodes were produced.
Release: 1977-01-10
Genres: Documentary
Casts: Steve Allen,
Duration: 60 min
Production: N/A