Tuesday, September 19, 2006
The 411 on "All My Children"
In the fictional town of Pine Valley, "All My Children" received the Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series in 1998, 1994, and 1992. Since January 5, 1970, the show has addressed topics such as AIDS, abortion, teenage alcoholism, racial bias, acquaintance rape, spousal abuse, homosexuality, Reyes syndrome, Vietnam MIAs, drug abuse, the risks of motherhood over 40, safe sex, and organ donations. Celebrity guest stars include Carol Burnett, Oprah Winfrey, Kathy Bates, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Donald Trump, Montel Williams, Tom Wopat, Donna Hanover, Regis Philbin, Kathy Lee Gifford, Jerry Stiller, Anne Meara, Paul Anka, Dick Cavett, Melba Moore, Ed Koch, Jimmy Buffett, Stevie Wonder, Aaron Neville, Gwen Verdon, Robert Morse, Cheryl Tiegs, Maureen O'Sullivan, Dom Deluise, Olympian Summer Sanders, Cincinnati Bengals quarterback, Boomer Esiason, race-car driver, Danny Sullivan, talk-show hosts, Star Jones and Meredith Vieria, folk music group, Blessed Union of Souls, Rosie O'Donnell, R&B artist, Brian McKnight, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Latin singing sensations, C-Note, Elvis Crespo, Shaggy, pop-groups, BB MAK and O-Town, Tito Nieves, and the outrageous, RuPaul. Wow!