Sound recording of an interview conducted in April, 1980 by Dale Treleven of the Historical Society with Isabel Baumann, a Dane County, WI farm organization activist. Includes a discussion of Baumann's work with the series, We Say What We Think Club.
Contains biographical materials, an oral history interview transcript, awards and certificates, newspaper clippings and reviews, correspondence, several programs scripts and other papers regarding plays, motion pictures, television mini-series and other papers. May not include any radio related material.
Two promotional sound recordings of major news stories covered by CBS correspondents in 1957 and 1958. Among the correspondents featured are Walter Cronkite, Eric Sevareid, Robert Pierpoint, Edward R. Murrow, Daniel Schorr and Howard K. Smith. Other subjects or voices include Frank Zeidler, Milwaukee Braves, Dwight Eisenhower, Richard Nixon, Charles De Gaulle, the Cold War and changes in the Russian leadership, integration and Little Rock and Middle Eastern events.
Reports on music trends prepared by a radio program consultant for use by program managers and disc jockeys in programming. Includes bi-weekly reports, chiefly 1958-1971, record evaluations and recommended playlists, information on personnel changes among local San Francisco Bay Area radio stations and Gavin's comments on radio programming and the music industry.
Consists mostly of mail from television viewers and radio listeners. Contains reactions to particular broadcasts of the Huntley-Brinkley Report, David Brinkley's Journal and other programs. Also includes papers relating to two radio programs: Emphasis and On The Hour.
Educational radio scripts distributed to local stations by a music licensing corporation. Includes sample scripts for Book Parade, The World of the Mind, and The American Story. Also includes the complete run of the sub-series A. Lincoln, 1809-1865 written by Bruce Catton, Allen Nevins, Carl Sandburg and other Lincoln scholars and some promotional materials for The World of the Mind.
Transcription discs of "Austin," an episode of the radio series March of Minnesota apparently broadcast on WCCO, Minneapolis. Program was a dramatized history of Austin stressing the role of the meatpacking industry and includes studio interviews with four Austin residents followed by music by the Minnesota Symphony.
Yucca Flats Documentary, a radio documentary made in 1953 by Reed Hixon and Howell, president of KREX/KREX-TV, Grand Junction, CO about the effectiveness and results of the first atomic bomb tests at Yucca Flats, NV.
Miscellaneous material, consisting of recordings of We Take You Back, a 1958 radio program with excerpts from World War II news reports and commentary by Robert Trout and Edward R. Murrow and of Calendar Days, a 1962 tribute to radio with interviews of Murrow and Hans V. Kaltenborn by Harry Reasoner.
Business records of Monona Broadcasting which operated the ABC affiliate WKOW, Madison, WI, 1945-1960. Papers document the corporation's organization and operation, as well as its liquidation and sale to Midcontinent Broadcasting Company in 1960.
The collection offers representative coverage of operations in advertising, public relations, research, sales, news and public affairs broadcasting from the 1930s through the 1950s. Includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, logs, scripts, promotional material, publications, scenic designs, photographs, a few production files and a library of scripts and recordings. Limited legal and financial records. The finding aid has been split into 15 smaller documents. To get all fifteen, search for "National Broadcasting Company" as a Collection Author. Most radio program information is in Part 4 for which there is a detailed online finding aid. At the very end of the finding aid, there is an index of correspondents and of scripts. The scripts are arranged by genre and include the program name, dates, and box and folder number in which they appear. One of the categories is "commemorative programs." Most, but not all, of the programs are represented by single scripts.
Tape recordings and transcriptions of a series of documentary programs produced in 1951 by WHA concerning various communities in Wisconsin, including interviews with residents, historical background and profiles of the current communities.
Contains mostly scripts for various radio and television programs, 1940-1967, including scripts of his news programs broadcast over the MBS. Also contains some manuscripts, diaries, scrapbooks, audio recordings, photographs and correspondence, including letters dealing with Brown's difficulties with networks and sponsors.
Records of the market research firm specializing in radio and television audience measurement. The collection consists primarily of Hooperatings, reports on radio listening on major network stations in selected U.S. cities, 1936-1947. Also includes newsletters, pamphlets and related material produced by the firm for its subscribers.
Reports of the market research firm (1923-) best known for its ratings of network radio and television programs. Consists primarily of Nielsen Radio Indexes, 1943-1957, and Nielsen Television Indexes, 1951-1953, which summarize and analyze Nielsen's bi-weekly reports and includes several types of audience measurements. Also includes miscellaneous reports on CBS sustaining programs, 1943, D-Day listening, 1944, and the purchasing habits of television viewers, 1957.
Includes radio and television scripts, 1940s-1970, aired on NBC, CBS and BBC, including Background, Meaning of the News and Report from Washington. Also includes correspondence. Material reflects Harsch's varying assignments from coverage of the Harlan trial in Kentucky to the London Naval Conference, Germany and the Pacific theater during World War II and post-war foreign affairs responsibilities in London and Washington, D.C.