The first year of “10 questions” has included interviews with actors, authors, historians, politicians, and more. The series received syndication in nearly 400 outlets and is read by millions. In case you missed them, here are the Top 5 interviews for 2018! Continue reading “Top 5 interviews in 2018”
SALT LAKE CITY — A TV show about Army medics in the jungles of Korea during a bloody conflict doesn’t sound like a hit, and yet that’s exactly what the CBS show “M*A*S*H” (1972-1983) turned into following a bumpy start. After the network nearly canceled it in its first season, 105.9 million viewers tuned in to watch the show’s finale 11 years later — a record broken only in 2010 by the Super Bowl.
This year marks the 35-year anniversary of the show’s ending, and actress Loretta Swit recently reflected on what made “M*A*S*H” unique and why it continues to attract a strong following.
I recently had the privilege to interview Loretta Swit. She is best known for her Emmy-winning performance as Maj. Margaret “Hot Lips” Houlihan on “M*A*S*H.” Swit is a passionate animal rights advocate and the author of “Switheart: The Watercolour Artistry & Animal Activism of Loretta Swit.”
I recently interviewed Loretta Swit for a “10 questions” interview and a Deseret News feature commemorating the 35th anniversary of the “M*A*S*H” finale. Swit played the role of Margaret “Hot Lips” Houlihan.
This lengthy excerpt includes Swit’s touching memories about her castmates (she refers to them repeatedly as “family”) from “M*A*S*H.