A Guide to the Women’s News Hour Videotapes, 1999-2002
The hour-long Austin cable access show, Women’s News Hour, showcased women’s topics and women’s activities in current affairs throughout Austin and the world. Shows often focused on interviews conducted by Frieda Werden or lectures taped by Anne Merrill. Furthermore, an all-women crew generated the program, and the producers were associates of WINGS: Women’s International News Gathering Service, a production company co-founded by Werden.
The Women’s News Hour Videotapes, 1999-2002, contain nine VHS, twenty-one Hi8 ProMP, eighteen DVCAM, and twenty-two U-matic videocassettes of the Austin cable access television show, Women’s News Hour. The episodes feature local and global women’s issues and current affairs, lectures taped by Anne Merrill, and interviews conducted by Frieda Werden of international and local female activists, feminists, authors, and others, such as Vandana Shiva.
Use of Hi8 ProMP and DVCam videotapes by appointment only; please contact repository for more information.
Women’s News Hour Videotapes, 1999-2002, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
This collection processed by Sarah Sokolow and Laurel Rozema, October 2010.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.
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