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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Robert S. Heller Videotape Collection, 1971-1984



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Heller, Robert S.
Title: Robert S. Heller Videotape Collection
Dates: 1971-1984
Abstract: Collection contains open reel videotapes of political and campaign advertisements produced by Robert S. Heller from 1971 to 1984.
Accession No.: 2000-017; 2000-062
Extent: 21 feet
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Collection contains open reel videotapes of political and campaign advertisements produced by Robert S. Heller from 1971 to 1984. Politicians and candidates whose campaigns are documented in this collection include: U.S. congressional candidate Bobby Richardson of South Carolina, Texas gubernatorial candidate John Hill, Senator John Tower of Texas, Senator Bennett Johnston of Louisiana, U.S. Representatives Dave Treen and Bob Livingston of Louisiana, Louisiana House of Representatives member Jimmy Wilson, and former mayors of Houston Jim McConn and Fred Hofheinz.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

In order to view collection, access copies must be created in DVD format. Please contact repository in advance.

Use Restrictions

This collection is stored remotely at the Library Storage Facility. Please contact repository in advance for retrieval.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Heller, Robert S.
Hill, John L., 1923-2007
Hofheinz, Fred
Johnston, J. Bennett (John Bennett), 1932-
Livingston, Robert L., 1943-
McConn, James J. (Jim)
Richardson, Bobby
Tower, John G. (John Goodwin), 1925-1991
Treen, David C., 1928-
Wilson, James H. (Jimmy), 1931-1986
Subjects
Advertising, Political--United States.
Political campaigns--United States.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert S. Heller Videotape Collection, 1971-1984, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2000-017/1 Open reel two-inch videotapes:
Bobby Richardson for Congress:
August 10, 1976
August 13, 1976
September 28, 1976
September 29, 1976
“The Bobby Richardson Story,” [2 copies], October 1, 1976
Hilton “Buddy” Crawford for Sheriff, February 3, 1976
Heller/Richardson, September 23, 1976
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2000-017/2 John Hill:
“Conversation with John Hill,” July 26, 1977
Untitled, September 21, 1977
“Briscoe’s Record”/”Working Gov.,” February 8, 1978
“Close, Desi with Super,” March 1, 1978
Untitled, April 14, 1978
Untitled, April 28, 1978
“Small Business,” “Education,” “Inflation,” “Energy,” September 12, 1978
“Reunion,” [2 copies], September 14, 1978
“Farmers,” September 14, 1978
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2000-017/3 Bennett Johnston:
“Johnston for Gov.,” May 6, 1971, May 29, 1971
“Johnston for Governor,” [4 copies], May 19, 1971
“La. Program,” “National Park,” June 27, 1978
“Washington Program,” July 5, 1978
“Effectiveness,” July 12, 1978
“Inflation,” August 1, 1978
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2000-017/4 Bob Grey:
Untitled, March 21, 1975
Master, March 27, 1975
Untitled, April 25, 1975
MTA :
“Camera Original,” reels 1 and 2, May 1983
Mass Transit:
“Bad Dream,” “New People,” “Transit Board,” [2 copies], July 27, 1978
Missouri R.T.W.:
“Missouri Council for Economic Development,” October 12, 1978
Untitled, undated
“A Symbol of Freedom,” “A Beautiful Land,” October 26, 1978
Five-minute program master, October 12, 1978
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2000-017/5 Scheaffer Five [2 undated tapes]
Hervey Team
“El Paso,” February 15, 1973
“Meeting,” March 9, 1973
Bill Todd, “Office,” “Capital,” “Lake,” October 10, 1974
Texas Horse Ranching Association, April 19, 1978
Briggs for Congress, October 16, 1978
Wade Martin
Untitled, September 9, 1975
Untitled, September 10, 1975
“Economy,” “Unkept Promises,” “Highways/Economy,” “School Teachers,” “Convention Delegates,” “Lack of Confidence,” undated
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2000-017/6 Robert S. Heller, Inc., “Jim McConn Political,” [2 copies], July 10, 1981
Mayor McConn:
“Runoff #1,” “Runoff #2,” November 14, 1977
“City Hall,” “Construction,” November 17, 1977
“Political,” July 9, 1981
“Traffic,” “Crime #2,” [2 copies], September 3, 1981
Ginther for Mayor:
“Traffic,” September 30, 1977
“Crime,” October 3, 1977
Citizens for Good Schools, undated
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2000-017/7 Walter Sims (U.S. Senate), undated
Mike Thompson, “Puppet,” September 6, 1978
Bob Brewer, “No Fluke,” October 20, 1977
Mack Wallace, March 14, 1974
Robert Garwood, “The Family and Other Living Things,” October 21, 1980
Joe Skeen:
Campaign, “#1,” 1984
Untitled, undated
Jack Ogg
Robert S. Heller, “Jim Donelon,” “Council issue,” “Bob Dole,” “Bennett Johnston,” undated
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2000-017/8 Monfrey for Mayor:
“Public Servant,” March 9, 1977
“Sports Complex,” “Inner City,” March 15, 1977
“10-1-Council,” March 15, 1977
Untitled, March 22, 1977
Untitled, March 26, 1977
Texas Horse Racing Association:
Untitled, April 19, 1978
“Quality Horse Racing,” April 24, 1978
Citizens for Responsible Taxation:
Untitled, [2 copies], January 17, 1979
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2000-017/9 Dave Treen:
“House of Representatives Tape,” January 29, 1974
“Defense,” “Energy,” September 9, 1974
“Five closes,” September 9, 1974
“Philosophy of Service,” September 10, 1974
“Inflation,” September 11, 1974
“Inflation,” “Conduct of Job,” “Integrity,” September 19, 1974
“Energy,” September 20, 1974
“Ford/Treen,” September 23, 1974
“Energy,” September 23, 1974
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2000-017/10 John Hill:
“Education,” “Energy,” September 29, 1978
“Business/Climate,” “Taxes,” October 6, 1978
“Spectator,” October 12, 1978
Untitled, October 23, 1978
Hiram Eastland:
“Farm,” “Origin,” “Jobs,” “Record,” May 7, 1986
Johnson:
“#2 Program,” [3 copies], May 29, 1971
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2000-017/11 Harris County Bond Committee:
“Harris County Bond Election, A roll,” May 11, 1979
“Harris County Bond Election, B roll,” May 11, 1979
“Harris County Bond Election,” May 11, 1979
“Floods,” “Roads,” “Parks,” “Flood Control,” September 12, 1975
Idaho Right to Work, January 14, 1977
New Mexico Right to Work, January 21, 1977
Henson Moore
Untitled, October 12, 1974
Untitled, December 18, 1974
Untitled, December 26, 1974
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2000-017/12 “Jobs,” October 16, 1974
“Close, A roll,” October 16, 1974
“Newspapers,” January 2, 1975
“Five Minute Show,” September 9, 1976
“Five Minute Show,” September 10, 1976
Untitled, October 14, 1976
“Early Series,” June 22, 1978
Untitled, 1980
Work Tape, undated
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2000-017/13 “Five Minute Show,” September 16, 1974
“Baton Rouge Location,” December 18, 1974
“Jobs/Qualifications,” October 16, 1974
Jon Newton:
“Run Off #1,” “Run Off #2,” A Roll, May 24, 1976
“Run Off #1,” “Run Off#2,” Master, May 25, 1976
Bob Livingston:
“Law Enforcement,” Family Inflation,” June 8, 1977
“Maturity,” “Comparison,” “Crime Control,” June 27, 1977
“Working Man,” “Bonnie/Headquarter,” “Bonnie/Home,” “RF-Flip-flop,” August 3, 1977
“Washington-A,” “Washington-B,” July 5, 1978
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2000-017/14 Fred Hofheinz for Mayor:
“Program #4,” August 25, 1971
“Program #8,” October 14, 1971
Untitled, October 10, 1973
Untitled, October 13, 1973
“Utilities,” October 1975
“Traffic,” undated
Untitled, undated
Untitled, undated
Sam B. Hall, Jr.:
“Patman,” May 24, 1976
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2000-017/15 Fred Hofheinz for Mayor:
“Five Minute Tape,” July 27, 1971
“East Side Transit Strike,” “Young Girl,” September 4, 1971
Untitled, October 30, 1973
“Five Minute Program Insert,” November 21, 1973
“C.H. & N.,” November 21, 1973
Untitled, [2 copies], November 27, 1973
“Public Transit 1,” “Police 1,” “Police 2,” “Public Transit 2,” Public Service,” “Taxes,” October 11, 1975
“New York,” “Utilities,” November 17, 1975
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2000-017/16 “Program #2,” August 13, 1971
“Downtown,” August 17, 1971
“Crime,” October 27, 1971
“60 and 30,” October 9, 1973
“Services,” “Taxes,” September 24, 1975
“Taxes #2,” September 30, 1975
“Jobs,” October 21, 1975
“Interview,” November 24, 1975
“2 30s, 2 60s,” undated
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2000-017/17 “Pollution,” October 27, 1971
Untitled, October 13, 1973
Untitled, October 30, 1973
“Protection Dub,” November 21, 1973
“Five Minute Show,” November 27, 1973
“Protection Dub,” November 27, 1973
“New York,” “Utilities,” November 17, 1975
“Studio shots of pictures of Hofheinz and Gotliebb,” undated
City Bonds, September 13, 1979
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2000-017/18 John Tower (U.S. Senate):
“Headquarters Fire,” May 16, 1972
Low band, October 2, 1972
Low band, October 5, 1972
“Personal Appeal,” “Defense Cuts,” October 5, 1972
“Defense,” undated
“Vietnam,” “Texas Pride,” “Texas Pride,” [2 copies], undated
VCRs, undated
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2000-017/19 John Tower (U.S. Senate):
“News Comments,” March 1, 1972
“Washington Report,” May 16, 1972
“John Tower 1972”
“Dinner Film,” undated
“Decade of Service,” “News Tape,” “Appreciation Dinner,” undated
Citizens for Local Control:
“A” Roll, March 13, 1975
Untitled, March 19, 1975
Master, undated
Untitled, undated
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2000-017/20 Jimmy Wilson:
“Philosophy Fishing,” “Grocery Store,” “Qualifications,” June 9, 1978
“Jimmy Wilson for Congress,” July 27, 1978
“Jimmy Wilson,” August 4, 1978
“Spending Cuts,” “People Talk #1,” “People Talk #2,” “People Talk #3,” August 22, 1978
“Jimmy Wilson,” September 12, 1978
“Runoff #1,” “Runoff #2,” September 30, 1978
“Wilson,” October 20, 1978
“Five Cuts,” October 20, 1978
“Jimmy Wilson,” undated
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2000-017/21 Bonds 1976:
“Construction,” undated
Bond Election, March 17, 1976
Open reel 16mm film:
“Quality Horseracing: A Boon for Texas”

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