May 9, 1999 - Intimate Portrait: Donna Reed airs on Lifetime Television.
Intimate Portrait is a biographical documentary television series on the Lifetime cable network hosted by Meredith Vieira and focuses on different female celebrities, including stars from the fields of movies, music, politics, sports, and others. 12 seasons were made with a total of 271 episodes, airing from January 3, 1994, until October 3, 2005.
This episode looks back at the life of Donna Reed through the eyes of actors Norma Connolly, Mickey Rooney, and Shelly Fabares, as well as son Tony Owen, daughter Mary Owen, and husband Grover Asmus. It also includes clips from Donna's works.