Content dating from1950-1990 on 1/4 inch open reel, film, and videotape. The collection consists of hundreds of hours of Arnold Michaelis' audio, film, and video interviews with the world's leading political and cultural personalities. Martin Luther King, Jr., Adlai Stevenson, Dean Rusk, Ronald Reagan, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Indira Gandhi are just a few of the men and women interviewed by Michaelis in their own homes. Arnold Michaelis sought "to record for today and posterity, the flavor of the thinking and the essence of the ideas of the men and women whose lives will be studied by future generations." The bulk of the collection is made up of films, television programs, and radio programs that Michaelis produced, and elements used in those productions. The majority of the audiotapes in the collection consist of interviews, edited and unedited, with celebrities and political figures.
Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection
College or University
Sounds and Other
Many notable historical figures from the latter half of the 20th century are interviewed: Martin Luther King, Jr,. Jackie Robinson, Eleanor Roosevelt, Dean Rusk, Indira Gahndi, etc.,
Playable with proper equipment
Paper materials for this collection housed in the Hargrett Library:http://www.libs.uga.edu/hargrett/