has a long and distinguished career as a four-time Emmy Award-winning TV host/producer of 15 different programs. He's interviewed thousands of the most significant people of our time; presidents, cultural icons, music legends, business leaders, and movie stars. He is a celebrity speaker on Crystal Cruises, Viking and Silver Seas, a stage performer, and author. Bill's an officer of the Friar's Club in NYC, a member of the Philadelphia Hall of Fame, Board Member of the American Popular Song Society, and was a recipient of the National Father of the Year Award. He is a University of Pennsylvania graduate, and also holds an M.A. from Penn's Annenberg School for Communication. His recent satirical novel, "The Adventures of Spike the Wonder Dog," was pronounced "ready for the big screen" by the "N.Y. Daily News." He resides on the tranquil island of Manhattan, in Palm Beach, and in East Hampton with long-suffering girlfriend, Jane Rothchild.