Monthly Archives: December 2011

Television and No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

We were unable at USA Studios to come up with a project that satisfied the executives (and I soon learned that a lot of ideas, and a lot of shows, never make it to air). I was therefore free of … Continue reading

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From Beverly Hills To Television

The business of medicine was changing. The government and private enterprise were determined to slow the rate of growth of the health care dollar spent as a percentage of the gross national product. My financial life wasn’t going to get … Continue reading

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More From UCLA

I began my career at UCLA as an outcast, a role with which I was actually quite comfortable. It defined pretty much my whole life. I was an outsider at Harvard; I was an outsider at Ohio State; and there … Continue reading

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