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Holmes - First Episode

Television (Excerpts) – 1989

It could be fair to say that no one raises more passion in New Zealanders than an American yachtie Dennis Conner.
– Paul Holmes
Paul, it's not a perfect world and we've all made some mistakes that we're not proud of and I'm no different...
– Dennis Conner
The Conner interview turned out to be the most extraordinary start that a programme such as this could wish for ... It showed the programme would have an element of tension and encounter about it, that it would have a very hard edge and an element of unpredictability.
– Paul Holmes looks back on the first episode, The Evening Post, May 1993

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