|6281||FROM NOVEL TO NEWS (ROBERT MACNEIL)||FROM NOVEL TO NEWS (ROBERT MACNEIL)||1922||color||28 min||vhs|| (Upon Reflection series)
Host Marcia Alvar speaks with Robert MacNeil, co-anchor of The MacNeil/Lehrer News Hour. They discuss his first fiction work, The Burden of Desire. Mr. MacNeil explains his reasons for writing the work, to what extent his personal experiences shaped the story, and how he developed the plotline. The conversation shifts to the "News Hour", its conception and how it stands today in the midst of recent advances in network news programs.