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Index Terms

Related Material

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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the CBS and ABC Television Networks Publicity Release Collection, 1955-1956



Descriptive Summary

Title: CBS and ABC Television Networks Publicity Release Collection
Dates: 1955-1956
Abstract: The CBS and ABC Television Networks Publicity Release Collection consists of more than 2,000 press releases and memoranda sent from the national offices of CBS and ABC television from 1955-1956, including schedules, corrections, staff biographies, information on sporting events, beauty pageants, coverage of the presidential election, and material on more than 160 Television shows.
Accession No.: 2016-303
OCLC No.: 973951457
Extent: 1 ft.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

The CBS and ABC Television Networks Publicity Release Collection consists of more than 2,000 press releases and memoranda sent from the national offices of CBS and ABC television from 1955-1956, including schedules, corrections, staff biographies, information on sporting events, beauty pageants, coverage of the presidential election, and material on more than 160 Television shows.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Cronkite, Walter
Subjects (Organizations)
CBS Broadcasting Inc.
ABC Television Network
Subjects
Mickey Mouse Club (Television program)
Lawrence Welk show (Television program)
Lone Ranger (Television program)
Ozark Jubilee (Television program)
Gunsmoke (Television program)
Ed Sullivan show (Television program)
Captain Kangaroo (Television program)
Lassie (Television program)
Miss America Pageant
Elections -- United States
Political conventions -- United States

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Related Material

Forms part of the News Media History collection.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

CBS and ABC Television Networks Publicity Release Collection, 1955-1956, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Esther Kirchner, February 2017.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

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2016-303/1 ABC press releases and memoranda, 1955-1956
CBS press releases and memoranda, 1955-1956

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