Audio and Video assets on the topic of the Vietnam War, produced by WILL Radio and Television, including news stories, interview programs, public lectures, and oral history interviews.
WILL Radio, WILL Television, and Illinois Public Media
Illinois Public Media, University of Illinois
Broadcasting station, College or university, and Nonprofit group
25 oral histories; 42 radio programs; 2 TV news stories
Spoken word, Text, and Two-dimensional moving image
Lacquer disc, Optical disc (including CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD-R, DVD-RW, VCD), Analog audiocassette, Digital audio file (including MP3, WAV, AIFF, etc.), Open reel video, and Text document
Television news programs, Oral histories, and Radio interviews
Materials published online may be accessed by anyone at any time.
The materials in this collection may be used by anyone for non-commercial, journalistic, or scholarly purposes, with acknowledgement of Illinois Public Media as the copyright holder.
Relational database and Digital text document (other than spreadsheet or database)
Supporting documentation includes paper records of program schedules, Word documents containing radio program scripts, and internal project records. These records are poorly organized and located in different departments of WILL. Most of the relevant descriptive metadata has been aggregated on the WILL website at https://will.illinois.edu/vietnam/, along with access copies of the media files.
This collection represents coverage of the Vietnam War and related topics during and after the war. Its items are unique to this collection, including coverage of student protests at the University of Illinois, and oral histories of central Illinois residents who served during the war.