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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

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 Letter from Waco Videocassette, 1996



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Howard, Donald
Title: Letter from Waco Videocassette
Dates: 1996
Abstract: The Letter from Waco Videocassette, 1996, contains a documentary chronicling the recent social history of Waco, Texas, and the confrontation between the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms and the Branch Davidians in 1993.
Accession No.: 98-084
Extent: 1 item
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

Born in Waco, Texas, Donald Howard graduated from Baylor University in 1979, later receiving a master of arts from the Radio-Television-Film department at the University of Texas at Austin in 1987. In 1996, Howard produced, wrote, and directed Letter from Waco, a documentary broadcast nation-wide on PBS that explores the social history of Waco, Texas, as well as the 1993 stand-off between the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms and the Branch Davidians.

Source:

"Donald Howard." UT Documentary Center. Accessed April 20, 2011. http://utdoccenter.org/faculty/howard/.

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Scope and Contents

The Letter from Waco Videocassette, 1996, contains a documentary chronicling the recent social history of Waco, Texas, and the confrontation between the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms and the Branch Davidians in 1993.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Howard, Donald -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
Branch Davidians -- History -- 20th century.
United States. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms -- History -- 20th century.
Subjects
Documentary films -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.
Places
Waco (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century.
Waco (Tex.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Letter from Waco Videocassette, 1996, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

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

 

Inventory

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3W90 Videocassette tape, 1996

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