Barg: I don’t think that you would remember, but this is
actually the second interview we’ve done together.
King: When was the last one?
GB: It was 40 years ago. It was
on a houseboat across from the Fountainbleu hotel in Miami Beach,
Florida. I was about 10 years old and going to Camp Ocala. You were
interviewing the owners of the camp and they wanted to bring a
camper on. I remember your being so nice to me, and I very much
That was 41 years ago because that was in 1965. I’ve been in the
business 49 years now.
I remember it vividly. It was a very good experience for me.
I remember the name Camp Ocala.
I was watching the Muscular Dystrophy telethon last fall. It was
terrific for you and Jerry Lewis to talk about the Hurricane Katrina
tragedy—that’s what it’s all about—everybody pitching in and raising
money. I know the Larry King Cardiac Foundation also donated.
We gave 25 thousand dollars and the Cordis Corporation gave 25
thousand dollars worth of stents. We’ve earmarked them for people
who have been displaced, and who have no money to treat their heart
problems. So, we’re trying to play an active part, too.
Could you tell me about the Larry King Cardiac Foundation?