Actor Robert Mitchum, known for his tough demeanor and melodious deep voice, was born on this date in 1917. Back in 1971 he joined Dick Cavett for a long form interview on Cavett's legendary talk show. It's one of the best talk show interviews I've ever seen and Mitchum, who was a proto-counterculturalist from way back, comes across as extraordinarily cool, composed, intelligent, and, frankly, a little drunk.
This will get you to part one. Just follow the YouTube links to watch the rest. You'll be so glad you did.