Includes CBS radio scripts of his coverage of World War II in Europe, post-war documentaries and transcripts from the CBS Rome news bureau, 1951-1953, and from The World Tonight, 1961-1965. Also includes other papers.
A newspaper, radio and television journalist, Cassidy spent most of his career as a foreign correspondent and executive for the Associated Press, NBC and Radio Free Europe. His radio scripts form the bulk of the collection and include scripts written in Paris, 1945-1950, for Report on Europe and those written in the United States, 1953-1955, for Heart of the News, News of the World, World News Roundup and other programs.
Sound recording of four parodies of CBS news figures and operations by Ham O'Hara. Spoofed is Walter Cronkite's D-Day re-visited interview with Dwight Eisenhower (featuring Mel Brooks), The Bird, an international satellite broadcast, I've Got a Secret, and Harry Reasoner's narration of a version of "The Night Before Christmas" entitled "Cronkiter's Christmas Carol."
Includes personal and biographical files, professional and audience correspondence, speeches and writings, background material and scripts for Edward R. Murrow and the News, Report to the West and other CBS television news programs.
The collection is best for the years 1956-1967 and includes a wide variety of materials pertaining to his association with ABC as a newsman and vice-president of news, special events and public affairs, 1953-1967. Fragmentary early material includes a scrapbook on events covered by Daly as White House correspondent for WJSV, Washington, DC, 1938-1939, correspondence and scripts for CBS Is There (later known as You Are There), The Front Page, his coverage of the Italian theater during World War II and "The Sangamon," an Edgar Lee Masters radio play. There are no scripts dating from the later period covered but there are office memos, fan mail and publicity for Daly's television programs. Additional files pertain to ABC news administration and operation, outside speaking engagements, involvement with professional groups such as the National Association of Radio and Television Broadcasters and coverage of political conventions. Collection includes three disc recordings and 53 photographs.
Papers of a writer for stage, screen, radio and television. Includes scripts for two radio plays: "The Meanest Man in the World," broadcast January 8, 1952 on Theatre Guild on the Air and "The Spectacle Lady" broadcast on May 5, 1952 on Cavalcade of America.
With the exception of his farewell remarks broadcast on the Huntley-Brinkley Report, the holdings relate entirely to radio. The two series for which coverage is most complete are his daily five-minute editorials, Perspective on the News and Emphasis: Plain Talk. The tape recordings consist of editorials prepared under the auspices of Horizon Communications Corporation following his retirement from NBC.
The bulk of the collection consists of scripts, both radio and television, 1930-1960, with only three scripts prior to 1935. Includes scripts for special programs such as The War That Must Not Come, April 16, 1946, and for occasions on which Utley substituted for other commentators such as H. V. Kaltenbom and Joseph Harsch. Also includes scripts for dramatizations in which Utley participated or which he moderated such as the historical series entitled We Came This Way, 1944-1945, and Quiz Kids, 1946. Also includes fan mail and other correspondence. Utley broadcast his news reports and commentary over several Chicago stations, but the majority of the work originated from the NBC stations WMAQ and WNBQ, either for local or network broadcast.
Collection consists of bound and unbound trade journals and clipping scrapbooks relating to the history and development of the radio and television broadcasting industry. Includes bound "Yearbooks of Broadcasting" magazine, 1961-1962 and 1964. Also includes papers relating to the daily radio column that Codel wrote for the Radio News Bureau and which appeared in a number of newspapers across the country.
Papers document Coe's work as a producer and director in the theatre, television and film. However, the collection does include recordings of the radio detective series Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar in which Coe was not involved.
Collection includes a wide variety of printed ephemera (e.g. pamphlets, bulletins, newsletters, publicity and promotional materials, programs, directories, reports, studies and related materials) separated from the manuscript collections covering different aspects of broadcasting. Includes recordings of Dr. Crane's Radio Talks, Volume I, 1948, a collection of broadcasts by Dr. Crane, a Northwestern University psychologist, on topics concerning applied psychology for the lay person.
Microfilm copies of interviews of Phillips Carlin' Hans V. Kaltenborn, Raymond F. Guy, Mark Woods and William S. Hedges compiled by the Radio Unit of the Oral History Collection of Columbia University.
Includes scripts for the Morning Cheer, Bear and Magic Number programs sponsored by the Gillette Rubber Company and broadcast over WTAQ, Eau Claire, WI. Scripts include advertising for the Gillette Rubber Company, jokes, humorous sketches, and stories. Also includes a folder containing historical information about WTAQ.
Consists mainly of radio scripts, 1941-1944, for broadcasts sponsored by a labor group organized during World War II and reactivated during the Korean War to coordinate union aid to government war programs. Topics covered in the scripts include war profits, overtime duty, the draft, workers' education and labor's attitude toward the national war effort.
Papers of the author of the radio serial The Story of Mary Marlin. Includes a complete run of scripts of the original show, 1934-1945, of an Australian version, 1959-1960, character sketches, show music, outlines, publicity, commercials, reference material, scenarios, story summaries and synopses. Also includes personal and business papers and correspondence with substitute authors, advertising agencies, networks, lawyers and Procter and Gamble, the show's sponsor.