Consists entirely of scripts and related production information for numerous radio and television series and pilots. The majority of the scripts, many of which are annotated, pertain to the radio series The Hedda Hopper Show, The Mel Blanc Show and Let George Do It.
The Radio files date from the late 1940s and include scripts and correspondence regarding plays and radio broadcasts on which Douglas appeared, including Prudential Family Hour of Stars, Escape and Suspense. Also includes radio adaptations of two of Douglas's films, "The Strange Love of Martha Ivers" and "The Champion."
Papers and audio recordings of "Milwaukee Journal" reporter Bob Doyle, consisting of his programs broadcast over WTMJ, Milwaukee, WI during World War II about his experiences covering Wisconsin troops in the 32nd Division. Collection includes transcripts of programs and other papers.
Tape recorded interview with Dwight "Woody" Woodward, May 15, 1953, broadcast on WKOW, Sextonville, WI concerning the reconstruction and flight of a 1916 Morse Scout World War I fighter airplane recorded at Truax Field in Madison, WI and broadcast live as part of the series The Old and the New at Truax Field.
Papers of a NBC vice-president in charge of Information. Contains correspondence, telephone logs, appointment books, speeches and reports. Includes letters and memoranda relating to NBC's development of short wave facilities, international broadcasting and planning for wartime broadcasting. Also includes speeches on newspaper-radio relations, short wave broadcasting and propaganda.
Papers of a member of the FCC, including speeches and articles, correspondence, docket and subject files concerning obscenity in broadcasting, the development of UHF broadcasting, the Committee for the Full Development of All-Channel Television, congressional relations, the Catholic Apostolate of Mass Media which Lee helped found and other topics.
Papers of an advertising and public relations executive instrumental in the establishment of advertising policy for radio and television. Includes correspondence, speeches and writings and a variety of advertising material, the bulk of which relates to James's employment at NBC as sales and promotion manager, 1927-1941, at MBS as vice-president in charge of advertising, promotion and research, 1946-1949, and at the A.C. Nielsen Company as vice-president in charge of new services, 1954-1971.
Reminiscences concerning radio broadcasting during World War II by a chief of the Radio Branch of the War Department's Public Relations Bureau, 1941-1945. The recollections encompass mobilization, the Armed Forces Radio Service and a review of programs produced by the commercial networks under army auspices.
The bulk of the collection consists of annotated scripts for Edward P. Morgan and the News. Also includes opening and closing messages which reflect the views of the AFL-CIO, Morgan's sponsor, correspondence and over 100 recordings.
Recording of We Take You Back, March 13, 1958. The recording consists of excerpts from commentators' reports made from around the world on outstanding news events, ca. 1938-ca. 1945, with commentaries by Robert Trout and Murrow.
Papers of an author, journalist and radio broadcaster who specialized in coverage of Latin American affairs. The bulk of the collection consists of radio scripts and writings, many in draft form, for magazines and newspapers. The radio scripts pertain to Three Star Extra, The Other Americas, Paths to Prosperity and news broadcasts.
Papers of an educator, writer, and founder-director of the Wisconsin Idea Theatre of the University of Wisconsin. The processed portion of the collection consists entirely of plays based on Wisconsin history and folklore which were written or narrated by Gard for the Wisconsin College of the Air and the Wisconsin Idea Radio Theatre, two series broadcast by WHA. One College of the Air production, "Lost Lady Elgin," is available on tape.
Papers of a journalist and writer for radio, television and theater. Majority of collection consists of scripts for radio and television. Among the best represented radio series are Best Plays, Doctor Six Gun, Five Star Matinee, Hollywood Love Story, The Marriage, My Secret Story, NBC Theatre, NBC University Theatre, Nick Carter, Woman in Love, and X Minus One.
Collection documents Tufty's newspaper career and her work in radio and television broadcasting with her own programs as well as appearances as a guest on numerous other programs and activities in several professional organizations, including the American Women in Radio and Television, the American Newspaper Women's Club and the Women's National Press Club. Contains scripts of Headlines From Washington, Tufty Topics, Panning the Press, Home and others. Also includes tape and disc recordings of her programs and other broadcasts plus personal reminiscences, biographical interviews and memorabilia.
Papers of a foreign correspondent, news analyst, author and AFL-CIO radio coordinator consisting chiefly of books, articles, World War II communiques, plays, scripts for films and radio programs, speeches and over 700 tapes. Radio programs represented in the collection include John Vandercook and the News, Labor Answers Your Questions, Labor Reports to the Nation, Washington Reports to the Nation and As We See It. Also includes extensive script files for programs broadcast by the CBS West Coast Network and KMOX, St. Louis. Papers involving listener mail from the late 1940s are noteworthy for their concern with alleged communist influence in California.
Papers of a "Milwaukee Journal" reporter, ABC news broadcaster, and government official. Includes scripts for Fleming's appearances on Edward P. Morgan and the News. Of particular interest are files on Fleming's involvement with the National Association of Broadcasters and the Radio Television News Directors Association dealing with freedom of the press issues.