The KTCU host often had his finger on the pulse of music and entertainment as he interviewed dozens of celebrities.
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What was it like for Bob Hope to have a Vietcong bounty on his head? How did Don Knotts memorize his lines for The Andy Griffith Show so well? Did Nobel Laureate Linus Pauling think nuclear disarmament was possible? Barto Farrar ’68 asks all of these questions and more in his 1960s KTCU show Backstage With the Stars. Listen to a compilation of 16 celebrity interviews with an introduction by TCU Magazine Podcast host James Creange ’17.
Photo courtesy of Barto Farrar ’68
Backstage With the Stars audio courtesy of Barto Farrar ’68 and used with permission.
“Zoo” performed by GG Riggs, used under license from Shutterstock.
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