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American Masters

Rod Serling: The Man Who Knew Too Much

Clip | 21m 8s

In 1959, Rod Serling, a New Yorker turned Hollywood screenwriter, was the brooding type: a man that could not be satisfied. It was in his own darkness--of having achieved acclaim as well as fame, only to have TV sponsors and executives pull it all out from under him--that he dreamed up 'The Twilight Zone.' See and hear Serling in a vintage interview with Mike Wallace.

Aired: 06/28/12

Rating: NR

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