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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Separated Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Steven Singer Papers, 1966-2000



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Singer, Steven.
Title: Steven Singer Papers
Dates: 1966-2000
Abstract: These papers reflect the career of news reporter and producer Steven Singer and include research and production material for numerous television news segments and newspaper articles. Award-winning news producer and investigative journalist, Steven H. Singer worked for the Houston Chronicle, KERA (PBS) in Dallas, CBS Reports, 60 Minutes, ABC News, 20/20, Nightline, CNN, ESPN, and others.
Accession No.: 2009-167
Extent: 4 ft.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Award-winning news producer and investigative journalist, Steven H. Singer worked for the Houston Chronicle before moving on to television news documentary work. Singer reported and produced for KERA (PBS) in Dallas, CBS Reports, 60 Minutes, ABC News, 20/20, Nightline, CNN, ESPN, and others.

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Scope and Contents

These papers reflect the career of news reporter and producer Steven Singer and include research and production material for numerous television news segments and newspaper articles. Topics include the Academy Award-nominated program "The Killing Ground", CNN special report on "Border Babies", reports on nuclear and chemical weapons and waste, and newspaper clippings from Houston, Dallas, Boston, Nyack, NY, and Riverside, CA.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

These papers are stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval. (SRH Big Basement)

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Singer, Steven -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
ABC News.
CBS News.
Cable News Network.
KERA Dallas/Ft. Worth (Television station)
Subjects
60 Minutes (Television program)
Close-up (Television program)
Journalism -- Authorship.
Journalists -- United States.
Broadcast journalism -- United States.
Television broadcasting of news -- United States.

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Separated Material

Some material has been separated to the Artifact Collection.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Steven Singer Papers, 1966-2000, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Laurel Rozema, November 2009.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2009-167/1 ABC News, 1979-1988
"The Killing Ground", 1979-1980
I and II scripts
Clips
Academy Awards
The Christopher/Pix Awards, February 28, 1980
Folos, awards, etc., March 29, 1979
Folos Awards
II – press
Beirut show, 1980-1981
Notebooks
Clips, Folos, awards
Press
"Uranium Factor", 1983-1984
Clips
Investigative Reporters and Editors National Conference in San Diego, June 26-28, 1981
Awards, press, Folos
"The Fire Unleashed" – nuclear weapons, 1985
Notebooks
Awards
Script
Press
[William A.] Barletta
"Rain of Terror", 1980-1981
Notebooks
Press – clips
Folos, awards, letters, clips, script
"The Bomb Factories", 1987-1988
Notebooks
Press, awards
Saudi Arabia notebook
Meatpacking, 1987
Notebooks
Press
Iran notebooks
Iran-Iraq War (chemical), 1987
Research trip notebooks
Egypt
Middle East
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2009-167/2 ABC News/KERA (Dallas PBS), 1973-1985
Travel stuff
"A Thirst in the Garden" and Texas Rent-A-Bank awards, recognition, clips
Dallas Journalism Review KERA
[Walter] Lippmann Fellows
KERA-TV Dallas
Dallas Morning News food page, 1975
Texas Rent-A-Bank
9 o’clock report
"Mexico: Times of Crisis", July 25, 1982
Notebooks
Press reviews, etc.
"JFK"
Notebooks
PR/Press
"Growing Old in America", December 28, 1985
Notebooks
Press
CNN, 1991-1998
INDY/ESPN, 1996
Hoover – Documents/scripts, 1994
Pollution, Houston script notes, 1992
Grazing (N.M.), 1993
"Democracy in America", 1992
Juarez murders, 1998
CNN [press on Mexican border]
General Mexican clips/Juarez
Juarez interviews
Murders of Juarez women
Singer and Parathon, 1991
Oklahoma City Bombing, 1995
Oak Ridge, 1993
Los Alamos, 1994
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2009-167/3 CNN Special Assignment: "Border Babies", pts. I and II, 1985-1997
Notebooks
Scripts
Press
AFL-CIO
Brains/valley/studies
UTMB-BCCC Study
Babies/clips/insurance
Editing materials
Fact check/Scripts, etc.
Court cases
Interview transcripts
ID badges and name tags, 1988-2000
Passports and business cards, 1969-1998
Luggage and hotel tags
Pan Am Flight 103 boarding pass, February 17 [no year]
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2009-167/4 Boston, September 1966-May 1967
Boston Herald
Poor Howard’s Wednesday Afternoon Post
American Music Festival
The Journal News, Nyack, NY
Route 59 (series)
Rockland County 'Earthquakes'
North Rockland Hospital (series)
Yugoslavia pix page
Nyack 'disturbance'
Europe negatives
The Floods
Mike Duncan
Ashcroft, Jimmy
CATV
Clips, photos, April-May 1967, July-August 1968
US Rep. John Dow (D-NY) press aide, July 1968-January 1969
Riverside Press-Enterprise, Riverside, CA, clips, photos, March-August 1969
Houston Chronicle clips, 1969-1972
Newspaper Houston, Space City News, 1971
Chicken/story Houston Journalism Review
Houston Journalism Review, Newspaper Houston, 1971-1972
Houston Chronicle by-lines, January-April 1970
Houston Chronicle - some best clips, NY Times free lance articles
Dallas clips, photos, February 1973-Ocotber 1977
KERA-TV (PBS)
More magazine
Dallas Journalism Review
Texas Observer
CBS News/60 Minutes:
Texas bug story notebook
Navy court martial of Capt. Balian notebook
Japan, 60 Minutes notebook
CBS clips/60 Minutes scripts
Japan trip-Philippines
"Who’s minding the banks?", CBS Reports, 1978
Education show
Awards, financial/memoes/scripts
Clips
CNN Special Assignment, "Grazing", 1987-1993
White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico:
Evacuation waiver of Agreement, 1993
Evacuation calendars, 1988-1993
BLM and state grazing lease payments
Ranchers with evacuation leases; WSMR; ranchers with BLM and state leases
Ben Cain
Southwest grazing (Baldrige)
Grazing/maps/logs
Contracts/rationals/CA_BAR
Evacuations/impacts/Fold x-change
Interview transcripts

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