Dick Cavett interviews Joan Rivers; NY Jets quarterback Joe Namath; and then Congressman from NY Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Sirens can be heard through-out the show which Cavett and guests allude to. Cavett mentions that his show is up for cancellation. Joe Namath talks about Bachelor 3 and the Rozelle investigation; Powell talks about his battle with the Supreme Court for his Congress seat.
Dick Cavett spends 90 minutes with legendary film director Alfred Hitchcock in a 1972 interview. Hitch discusses cinema, his life and career, and explains how he pulled off some "ingenious" special effects in his movies. He also discusses actors, screen violence and how he enjoys watching an audience "dipping their toe in the cold water of fear." Included are clips from his films "Psycho," "The Birds" and "Frenzy."