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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Robert Cockrum Papers, 1957, 1984, 1985



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Cockrum, Robert
Title: Cockrum, Robert, Papers
Dates: 1957, 1984, 1985
Abstract: The Robert Cockrum Papers, 1957, 1984, 1985, consist of a letter from Walter Cronkite and a Robert Trout interview.
Accession No.: 2015-052
OCLC No.: 911059072
Extent: 2 leaves, 2 CDs
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

The Robert Cockrum Papers, 1957, 1984, 1985, consist of a letter from Walter Cronkite and a Robert Trout interview. Cronkite’s letter is the response to sixth grader Bob Cockrum’s letter asking about how to become a television news reporter back in 1957. Later on, Cockrum interviewed Robert Trout for a Texas State Network public affairs program called “Magazine” coinciding with Trout’s visit to Dallas to cover the 1984 Republican National Convention for ABC Radio. Interview covers Trout's experience at CBS, ABC and NBC, among other topics.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Cockrum, Robert--Archives.
Cronkite, Walter.
Trout, Robert.
Subjects
Journalists -- Interviews.

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Related Material

See also the Robert Trout Papers, 1930-2003

See also the Walter Cronkite Papers, 1932-2007

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cockrum, Robert, Papers, 1957, 1984, 1985, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Paloma Graciani Picardo, April 2015.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2J57 Letter from Walter Cronkite to Cockrum, January 15, 1957
Robert Trout Interview, 1984-1985
Robert Trout Raw Interview (CD; time: 1:16:11), 1984
Robert Trout feature on Texas State Network program "Magazine" (CD; time: 47:21), 1985

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