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A Video From the OLLI Archives: Memories of Sinatra NOW AVAILABLE AS VIDEO-CATCH-UP ONLY UNTIL SEPT. 30TH

Bill Boggs
Video Catch-up

Course Description

OLLI breaks into their Archives to bring you one of their most popular video documentaries! Bill Boggs' "Memories of Sinatra", has been presented around the world. It includes video clips of Bill's historic interview with Sinatra, the singer's longest ever on television. Bill includes stories of his encounters with Sinatra which happened over the years in many venues. In addition, Boggs offers intriguing insights into Frank Sinatra's life and his work. We also see Sinatra performing some of his classic songs at the peak of his career. "Bill's 'Memories of Sinatra' is a show-stopping winner...The stories and insights in the Chairman of the Board and the man and his music are spell-binding." American Popular Song Society. PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATION - NO INSTRUCTOR PRESENT.

About the Instructor

  • Bill Boggs 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. Bill has spoken all over the world. He is a celebrity 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.