WLS Interview Archive: Bill And Susan Seaforth Hayes
Posted by Damon L. Jacobs
In Part One: We discuss the power of daytime television to transform and heal its audience, Bill and Susan's first meeting, and the 1976 wedding of Doug & Julie that inspired millions of parties across the world (including Damon's home!)
In Part Two: Bill and Susan remember their "days" with Betty Corday, Ken Corday, and Bill's initial reluctance to work on a soap opera.
In Part Three: Bill and Susan share details of Susan's pre-DAYS years and memories of Frances Reid.
In Part Four: Susan reveals previously untold insights, reflections, and regrets about her past "mean" on-set behavior. They both discuss working with the much-missed Brenda Benet.
In Part Five: Bill and Susan share what led to the end of Doug & Julie's reign in Salem, as well as their individual comebacks on DAYS in the following years.
In Part Six: Susan shares insights into expressing her opinions openly, and both discuss what they would do if put in charge of DAYS.
Damon L. Jacobs is a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist seeing individuals and couples in New York City at Mental Health Counseling & Marriage And Family Therapy Of New York. He is also the author of "Absolutely Should-less: The Secret to Living the Stress-Free Life You Deserve."