March 22, 1990 |
"People in television try to make it sound much more difficult than it is because that justifies their existence," Huell Howser said. Actually good television can be amazingly simple, and Howser proves it. In December he went to a video store and bought a camcorder for $1,700. Then he bought a round-trip ticket to the Soviet Union, flew to Moscow in late January and, with virtually no preparation, spent two weeks there taping extraordinary interviews with ordinary people.