Time Was

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Time Was

Opening title for HBO's Time Was
Starring Dick Cavett
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 7
Running time 60 minutes
Original network HBO
Original release 1979

Time Was is a documentary television series that premiered on HBO on November 11, 1979. It was hosted by Dick Cavett with each program looking at one decade from the past starting from the 1920s up to the 1970s. The historical program looked at the lifestyles and society during the various periods of time. The series was followed up with two other HBO documentary series hosted by Cavett, Remember When and Yesteryear.[1][2]

See also


  1. HBO Guides, late 1970s & early 1980s
  2. TV: Cavett Looks at 1917 for HBO Retrieved Jan 17, 2009

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