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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Papers

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Women’s News Hour Videotapes, 1999-2002



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Women’s news hour (Television program)
Title: Women’s News Hour Videotapes
Dates: 1999-2002
Abstract: The Women’s News Hour Videotapes, 1999-2002, contain VHS, Hi8 ProMP, DVCAM, and U-matic videocassettes of the Austin cable access television show, Women’s News Hour.
Accession No.: 2005-070
Extent: 70 videotapes
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

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.

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Scope and Contents

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.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Use of Hi8 ProMP and DVCam videotapes by appointment only; please contact repository for more information.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Werden, Frieda.
Merrill, Anne.
Subjects (Organizations)
Women’s International News Gathering Service.
Women’s news hour (Television program) -- Archives.
Subjects
Women -- political activity.
Women in mass media.
Women journalists -- Texas.
Public television -- Texas.
Places
Austin (Tex.)

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Related Material

See also Werden (Frieda) Papers

See also WINGS: Women’s International News Gathering Service Records

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Women’s News Hour Videotapes, 1999-2002, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

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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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Please contact repository for inventory.

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