WBA Hall of Famer Bob Barry ruled Milwaukee's airwaves in the '60s and '70s. He interviewed the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, James Brown, Dolly Parton, Sophia Loren, Gregory Peck, Dick Clark, Cher and many more. If a band or musician came to town, he met them with a microphone. Barry has collected remarkable recordings of these encounters which he’s now sharing with the public. SUBSCRIBE! Apple Podcasts | Spotify | YouTube | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocketcasts | RSS

Bob Barry’s Unearthed Interviews Podcast: Dennis Weaver

“Gunsmoke” is a radio and TV western series that was listed among the best shows of any kind and any time. It became the highest-rated, longest-running live action series in U.S. television history. It ran for 20 seasons, with 635 episodes. One of the stars of the show was Dennis Weaver. He played Chester, the lead character’s (Matt Dillon’s) assistant. While doing the show, Dennis received an Emmy for best supporting actor. Weaver also starred as Deputy Marshal Sam McCloud on the police drama “McCloud.” He appeared in numerous movies and TV shows during his career including the TV movie “Duel” which was the first film ever directed by Steven Spielberg. If you’d like to check out his work, Me TV shows “Gunsmoke” reruns.

More Exhibits

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *