Want better video quality? Sign in to access HD streaming!


Want to watch better-quality PBS Video? Sign in to access HD streaming!

When you sign in, you'll become a PBS Insider and we'll share your contact information with your local PBS station. You may receive updates to help you stay connected with what's happening online and in your community. Privacy Policy

Closed Captioning Settings


Captions look like this

Captions size

  • 15

Captions font family

Edge style

Captions color

Background color

Window color

Text Opacity

  • 100%

Background Opacity

  • 100%

Window Opacity

  • 0%


Dick Clark Talks About American Bandstand

  • Aired: 04/18/2012
  • 06:58
  • Rating: NR
In this clip from the WHYY production "More Things That Aren't There Anymore," Clark recalls the history of "American Bandstand" which began in 1952 and became a national phenomenon.
Embed Options
Close ×
Dick Clark Talks About American Bandstand
Dick Clark Talks About American Bandstand
Dick Clark talks about the early days of American Bandstand. Includes vintage footage.
Please copy this text to your clipboard.
Problems Playing Video ?
PBS Anywhere - funder area
Related Links:


Watch videos from your favorite PBS KIDS shows with the PBS KIDS Video app for your tablet or phone.

Downton Abbey Collection

Bring home the complete collection: DVDs, Blu-rays, books, gifts and more. Visit ShopPBS.


KPBS San Diego helps all of us explore new worlds and ideas. Give Now