Imero Fiorentino discusses lighting the Kennedy-Nixon debates

The Interviews: An Oral History of Television

The Interviews: An Oral History of Television

Lighting designer Imero Fiorentino tells the story of lighting the Kennedy-Nixon debates, though not all of them:

“The first debate where Nixon looked so terrible - I did not light that. I lit everything after that, all the other debates. I could do no wrong, 'cause they said, ‘My God, we gotta fix Nixon!’ So I got hired to do that.”

Watch Imero Fiorentino’s full interview, where he discusses his career as a lighting designer, including in the early years of television.

TelevisionAcademy.com/Interviews

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