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Index Terms

Administrative Information

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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Fred Friendly Oral History Interview, 1994



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Friendly, Fred W., 1915-1998
Title: Fred Friendly Oral History Interview
Dates: 1994
Abstract: An audiocassette of an oral history interview with Fred Friendly, by Dr. Lewis Gould, composes the Fred Friendly Oral History Interview, 1994.
Accession No.: 2011-090
OCLC No.:
Extent: 2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical/Historical Note

New York City native Fred W. Friendly (1915-1998) was a radio and television producer and former president of CBS News. A pioneer for public broadcasting and television journalism, Friendly produced numerous award-winning documentaries, including See It Now (1954), a program about the actions of Senator Joseph McCarthy, and Harvest of Shame (1960), concerning the trials of migrant workers. After his resignation from CBS in 1966, Friendly served as a professor of broadcast journalism at Columbia University and helped to establish the PBS network.

Pace, Eric. “Fred W. Friendly, CBS Executive and Pioneer in TV News Coverage, Dies at 82,” New York Times, March 5, 1998. Accessed on April 21, 2011. http://www.nytimes.com/1998/03/05/arts/fred-w-friendly-cbs-executive-and-pioneer-in-tv-news-coverage-dies-at-82.html

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Scope and Contents

An audiocassette of an oral history interview with Fred Friendly, by Dr. Lewis Gould, composes the Fred Friendly Oral History Interview, 1994.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Friendly, Fred W., 1915-1998 -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
CBS News
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Columbia Univeristy. Graduate School of Journalism.
Subjects
Broadcast journalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Fred Friendly Oral History Interview, 1994, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Evan Usler, April 2011.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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U129b Audiocassette, 1994

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