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Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – ABC Interview – Kathleen Sullivan & Actor Tom Selleck


Kathleen Sullivan (born May 17, 1953) is an American television journalist….who was hired as CNN anchor by former president Reese Schonfeld in 1980.  Her career has been involved in nearly every area of broadcasting….who for more than a decade was a news anchor….working at CNN, ABC News and CBS News…..and she was a blogger for The Huffington Post.  In 1984, Sullivan became the first woman to anchor a telecast of the Olympic Games….acting as an in-studio anchor with Frank Gifford, Al Michaels and Jim McKay…..for ABC’s coverage of the 1984 Los Angeles Games….and the 1984 Winter Olympics held in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia.

Thomas William Selleck (born January 29, 1945) is an American actor and film producer. He is best known for his starring role as the private investigator Thomas Magnum in the television series Magnum, P.I. (1980–1988).  He also plays Police Chief Jesse Stone in a series of made-for-TV movies based on Robert B. Parker novels. Since 2010, he has also been a primary cast member as NYPD Commissioner Frank Reagan in the drama Blue Bloods on CBS.  Selleck has appeared in more than 50 film and television roles since Magnum, P.I., including Three Men and a Baby, Quigley Down Under, Mr. Baseball, and Lassiter.  Selleck appeared as Dr. Richard Burke on Friends….where he played the on-again, off-again love-interest of Monica Geller (Courteney Cox),…and as A.J. Cooper on the TV series Las Vegas.

Any way you cut the pie….it is obvious from this interview….that ABC anchor Kathleen Sullivan just love interviewing Mr. Selleck.


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