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Speeches, 1923-1990
63 folders.
Texts of speeches delivered by NBC Presidents and other officials, and related press releases. Speeches are organized by the last name of the speaker.
FOLDER 1245 Speeches: A & B. 1927 - 1984.
21 items.
Speeches by David C. Adams, Dr. James Rowland Angell, Frank A. Arnold, Harry Bannister, Edward P. Bertero, Hugh M. Beville, Jr., Thornton F. Bradshaw, and David Brinkley.
Printed items: November 18, 1954, pamphlet of a Hugh M. Beville, Jr. speech on television ratings. April, 1956 technical manual on color video effects by Edward P. Bertero. March 18, 1959, pamphlet of a Hugh M. Beville, Jr. speech on cost and sales trends in network television. October 18, 1957, booklet of a Hugh M. Beville, Jr. speech on the methodology of television ratings. December 8, 1948, booklet of a Hugh M. Beville, Jr. speech on television advertising.
FOLDER 1246 Speeches: C & D. 1923 - 1978.
34 items.
Press releases and speeches by Lester M. Crystal, Thomas E. Coffin, Joe Culligan, Mathew J. Culligan, Reid R. Davis, Charles R. Denny, Don Durgin, and John J. Carty. July 2-3, 1968 memoranda on television violence.
Printed items: May 13, 1969, pamphlet of a Don Durgin speech on television program development. October 23, 1956, pamphlet of a Mathew J. Culligan speech on network radio advertising. December 15, 1965, pamphlet of a Thomas E. Coffin speech on the impact of color television on audiences. October 17, 1972, Don Durgin speech on the Fairness Doctrine. September 23, 1952, booklet of a Charles R. Denny speech on television's responsibility and opportunity for serving the public.
FOLDER 1247 Corydon Dunham. 1955 - 1983.
14 items.
Press releases and speeches by Thomas E. Coffin and Corydon B. Dunham.
Printed items: October, 1955 pamphlet reprint of Thomas E. Coffin's article from The American Psychologist on television's impact on society. February 27, 1971, pamphlet of a Corydon B. Dunham speech on the Fairness Doctrine.
FOLDER 1248 Speeches: F. 1953 - 1954.
2 items.
Speeches by George Frey and William H. Fineshriber, Jr.
FOLDER 1249 Rueven Frank. 1966 - 1983.
7 items.
Press releases and speeches by Rueven Frank.
Printed items: June 22, 1972, pamphlet of a Rueven Frank speech, "If Benjamin Franklin had Invented Television." May 5, 1971, Rueven Frank speech on freedom of the press. February 17, 1970, Rueven Frank speech in the wake of Spiro Agnew's Des Moines speech attacking the press. November 11, 1971, booklet of a Rueven Frank speech on censorship. Press releases about accuracy in election reporting (1983), network editorializing on the air (1966), and the "Fairness Doctrine" (1968).
FOLDER 1250 Speeches: G. 1935 - 1972.
5 items.
Speeches by Don E. Gilman, Lawrence E. Gershman, Howard C. Gronberg, and Nicholas Gordon.
Printed items: May, 1954 television technical manual by Howard C. Gronberg.
FOLDER 1251 Julian Goodman (Part 1 of 2). 1963 - 1973.
69 items.
Speeches, text of statements made before various communication committees, memoranda, press releases, an article, letter to Senator Mike Mansfield from Julian Goodman concerning attacks on NBC for its coverage of the Laotian incursions, and an index to Julian Goodman's speeches and testimony (1966-1974).
Printed items: August 5, 1966, pamphlet of a Julian Goodman commencement address. October 1, 1966, pamphlet of a Julian Goodman speech on the effect of satellite technology on television. October 25, 1966, pamphlet of a Julian Goodman speech on television trends. November 11, 1966, pamphlet of a Julian Goodman speech comparing print and electronic journalism. April 26, 1967, pamphlet of a Julian Goodman statement before the U.S. Senate. April 12, 1967, pamphlet of a Julian Goodman speech on television's influence on world communications. October 11, 1967, pamphlet of a Julian Goodman speech on color television. August 29, 1967, pamphlet of a Julian Goodman speech in West Berlin on the global impact of color television. November 9, 1967, booklet of a Julian Goodman speech on the educational nature of commercial television. January 26, 1968, booklet of a Julian Goodman speech on the future of television. April 23, 1969, booklet of a Julian Goodman speech on television in the 1970's. January 27, 1969, booklet of a Julian Goodman speech on television journalism in a free society. August 25, 1969, reprint of a Cincinnati Post interview with Julian Goodman about American television. January 13, 1970, booklet of a Julian Goodman speech on television's creativity, responsibility, and leadership in society. February 8, 1973, booklet of a Julian Goodman speech on press freedom. June 23, 1970, booklet of a Julian Goodman speech on television's silent majority.
FOLDER 1252 Julian Goodman (Part 2 of 2). 1971-78.
61 items.
Speeches, addresses, text of statements by Julian Goodman to various congressional communication committees, and copies of letters to Senators Alan Cranston and Sam J. Ervin, Jr.
Printed items: April 21, 1971 pamphlet of remarks from speech to Canadian Assoc. of Broadcasters. Pamphlet of Oct. 12, 1971 statement before Senate subcommittee. Booklet of March 9, 1972 remarks at acceptance of IRTS Gold Medal Award. Pamphlet of remarks on freedom of the press and censorship delivered at the "Great Issues Forum" October 11, 1972. January 1973 remarks on counter-advertising. Pamphlet of remarks on the Fairness Doctrine vs. Free Speech make May 18, 1973. Pamphlet of remarks made at commencement of the University of Florida on Aug. 25, 1973. Pamphlet of remarks made at television advertising workshop on October 4, 1973. Pamphlet on May 31, 1974 speech about freedom of the press. December 6, 1975, pamphlet of a speech by Julian Goodman on freedom of the press. Pamphlet of March 22, 1976 remarks at the National Association of Broadcasters Convention. Pamphlet of address given at the Anti-Defamation League Dinner December 6, 1975. October 22, 1976, pamphlet of a speech by Julian Goodman on broadcast journalism's role in the democratic process. January 31, 1977, pamphlet of a speech by Julian Goodman on the relationship between the press and government. 1977 ARSC Journal (Association for Recorded Sound Collections).
FOLDER 1253 Lawrence Grossman (President of the News Division). 1984 - 1985.
8 items.
Press release excerpts of Lawrence Grossman speeches.
FOLDER 1254 Speeches: H. 1925 - 1976.
21 items.
Press releases and speeches by William S. Hedges, George A. Heinemann, John J. Holman, Chet Huntley, Robert T. Howard, Joseph V. Heffernan, General J. G. Harbord, and O. B. Hanson.
FOLDER 1255 Speeches: J. 1964.
1 item.
Reprint of speech by Herb Jacobs on Pay-TV.
FOLDER 1256 Speeches: K. 1955 - 1966.
24 items.
Speeches by Peter B. Kenney, Fred B. Rooney, Robert E. Kintner, and Robert D. Kasmire. Press releases, memoranda, an article, and Robert Kintner's resignation letter.
Printed items: Reprint of keynote address by Robert E. Kintner to the National Association of Radio and Television Broadcasters convention. June 3, 1965, pamphlet of a Robert E. Kintner speech on global television. February 2, 1960, pamphlet of a Robert E. Kintner speech on television advertising. July 1, 1964, reprint of the Congressional Record speech by Hon. Fred B. Rooney praising Robert E. Kintner. May 26, 1955, report of a Robert Kintner speech on the business of television. Pamphlet with introduction by Robert D. Kasmire of a March 25, 1971 article by Jack Gould in the New York Times analyzing Congressional and White House pressure on the media's coverage of the Laotian incursions.
FOLDER 1257 Speeches: L. 1952 - 1966.
18 items.
An article and speeches by Robert E. Lee, Robert F. Lewine, Stephen B. Labunski, Bill Ladd, Carl B. Lindstrand, and Merrill Lindsay.
Printed items: Clipping from September 27, 1954 article in Highlights magazine about Robert E. Lee's September 21st address; July 22, 1966, booklet of a Stephen B. Labunski speech on radio ratings methodology.
FOLDER 1258 Speeches: McA. 1926 - 1962.
23 items.
Press releases and speeches by George F. McClelland, Joseph H. McConnell, William K. McDaniel, Joseph A. McDonald, R. W. McFadyen, Tom McAvity, William McAndrew, Glen McDaniel, and Clair McCollough.
Printed items: Booklet of a 1952 address by Joseph H. McConnell to the North Carolina Bar Association, pamphlet of remarks of Clair McCollough on freedom and responsibility in broadcasting given to the Institute for Education by Radio-Television at Ohio State University on May 5, 1960.
FOLDER 1259 Speeches: M. 1942 - 1972.
14 items.
Speeches by Edward D. Madden, Frank E. Mullen, Bill Monroe, David J. Mahoney, Robert F. Mason, John F. Meagher, Mitch Miller, and Keith E. Mullenger.
Printed items: February 16, 1972, pamphlet of Bill Monroe's statement before the Senate on the relationship between the government and the press. May 25, 1955, report of David J Mahoney's speech on the status of radio in 1955, May 1954 booklet by Keith E. Mullenger on color television film reproduction.
FOLDER 1260 Robert Mulholland. 1977 - 1984.
19 items.
Press releases and speeches by Robert Mulholland.
FOLDER 1261 Speeches: O. 1956 - 1978.
4 items.
Press releases concerning remarks by Don Ohlmeyer about Olympic coverage, John M. Otter about advertising, and a speech by John M. Outler, Jr. to the NARTB 35th Annual Converntion.
FOLDER 1262 Speeches: P & Q. 1955 - 1981.
10 items.
Press releases and speeches by Fred Paxton, Jane Cahill Pfeiffer, and Richard A. R. Pinkham.
FOLDER 1263 Speeches: R. 1955 - 1977.
5 items.
Press releases and speeches by William S. Rubens and A. Robb.
FOLDER 1264 RCA Executives (Various). 1954 - 1961.
12 items.
A press release and speeches by John L. Burns, Frank M. Folsom, and Charles B. Jolliffe.
Printed items: March 12, 1956, pamphlet of a Frank Folsom speech on the outlook for electronics. January 4, 1954, pamphlet of a Frank Folsom year end statement. February we, 1954, booklet of a Frank Folsom speech reporting the non-discriminatory hiring practices at RCA. September 23, 1954, pamphlet of a Frank Folsom speech on the business of electronics. December 7, 1955, booklet of a Frank Folsom speech on electronics.
FOLDER 1265 Robert W. Sarnoff (Memos). 1956 - 1963.
56 items.
Press releases, addresses, copies of Congressional testimony given by Robert W. Sarnoff.
FOLDER 1266 Robert W. Sarnoff (Pamphlets). 1956 - 1963.
31 items.
Printed items: Bound book of January 28, 1960 Sarnoff testimony before the FCC on government role in television broadcasting. Pamphlet of June 14, 1956 Sarnoff statement before the Senate on the business of network television. Prosperity: Sin or Salvation, October 12, 1960 address the American Gas Association. Freeways to the future, January 31, 1961 address to National Automobile Dealers Association. Television's New Frontier, February 15, 1961 speech on television advances. July 1, 1961, reprint of an article about television in the Saturday Evening Post, written by Robert W. Sarnoff. The Race to 1980, October 20, 1961, speech discussing the future of television. Television: the way ahead, December 7, 1961, address on NBC's 35th anniversary. Television and the FCC, January 29, 1962, statement before the FCC in the final phase of its television network program inquiry. An Intelligent Woman's Guide to Television, May 4, 1962, acceptance speech for an award from the League of Women Voters for NBC's program, Continental Classroom. America's Mirror Image, June 14, 1962, acceptance speech for an award given to NBC by the USO. Equal Time; the case for repeal in 1962, July 11, 1962. Global Television: a proposal, October 22, 1962, address before the European Broadcasting Union. What's Right with Television, December 5, 1962, speech praising television. Television's Role in the American Democracy, March 5, 1963, address before the Chicago World Trade Conference on television's role in American democracy. March 4, 6, and 22, 1963, booklet of Robert W. Sarnoff's testimony before the House of Representatives regarding the equal time rule for political broadcasts. Television and Children, May 21, 1963, speech before the National Congress of Parents and Teachers. Industry and the Revolution of Change, September 16, 1963, address at the 1963 Corporate Leadership Dinner on the societal impact of technological advances. Broadcasting: a force for freedom, November 3, 1963, address at the Emerson College Convocation
FOLDER 1267 Sarnoff, David. 1939 - 1961.
2 items.
Reprints of speeches.
Printed items: Television: a channel for freedom, address given at University of Detroit Convocation, April 5, 1961.
FOLDER 1268 Speeches: S. 1946 - 1981.
47 items.
Press releases, a transcription of a Tom Snyder interview with Howard K. Smith, speeches by Walter D. Scott, Thomas W. Sarnoff, Richard S. Salant, Nancy Salkin, Robert E. Shelby, William Small, Edward Stanley, Marion Stephenson, John Scuppo, Robert D. Swezey, Carleton D. Smith, and James A. Stabile.
Printed items: Results of Experience to Date in Color Television Operation, May 1954 technical presentation by Robert E. Shelby. The Sight and Sound of Justice, February 24, 1958, pamphlet of a Robert D. Swezey speech advocating broadcast access of court trials.
FOLDER 1269 Herbert S. Schlosser. 1973 - 1978.
30 items.
Press releases and speeches by Herbert S. Schlosser.
Printed items: Responsibility and Freedom in Television, October 29, 1974, booklet of a speech to the Association of National Advertisers. Dimensions of Broadcasting Leadership, May 19, 1975, pamphlet of a speech to the NBC Television Affiliates Convention. Broadcasting in America: the medium and the message, September 11, 1975, booklet of a speech presented at Hunter College. Broadcasting in a Presidential Year; a better way by 1980, June 21, 1976, pamphlet of a speech presented to the NBC Television and Radio Affiliates Convention on the fairness of the American presidential primary system and providing broadcast time to candidates. Television: the next ten years, October 14, 1976, pamphlet of a speech presented at the annual meeting of the Association of National Advertisers. Broadcast Journalism: Free or Half Free, January 26, 1977, pamphlet of a speech on news coverage of presidential races presented to the Georgia Association of Broadcasters.
FOLDER 1270 Walter D. Scott. 1961 - 1969.
15 items.
Press releases, a memo, and speeches by Walter D. Scott.
Printed items: Commercial Television and the Public Interest, May 12, 1969, speech given at the annual convention of stations affiliated with the NBC Television Network. Televison: the Decade Ahead, September 28, 1967, speech on trends in television given at the Management Programming Seminar of TV stations. A Perspective on Global Television, February 6, 1967, address to the Detroit Economic Club. The Color Television Revolution, March 14, 1967, booklet of a speech delivered to the NBC Television Network affilates. Today's Journalism: a candid appraisal, May 6, 1966, address at the University of Missouri School of Journalism. Forty Years of Progress, May 11 13, 1966, booklet of an keynote address during NBC's 40th anniversary celebration. Broadcasting and the New Audience, October 17, 1966, booklet of a keynote address given at the Annual Convention of NBC Radio Network Affiliates.
FOLDER 1271 Irwin Segelstein. 1983.
2 items.
Press release excerpts of Irwin Segelstein speeches.
FOLDER 1272 Fred Silverman. 1978 - 1981.
22 items.
Press releases and speeches by Fred Silverman.
Printed items: Television and the New Technologies, remarks to California Broadcasters Association, July 24, 1979. NBC Progress Report; April 2, 1980, printed from a report to the NBC Board of Directors.
FOLDER 1273 Speeches: T. 1938 - 1982.
10 items.
Press releases, an article, and speeches by Davidson Taylor, Herminio Traviesas, and Raymond Timothy.
FOLDER 1274 Grant Tinker. 1982 - 1986.
6 items.
Speeches by Grant Tinker.
FOLDER 1275 Niles Trammell. 1938 - 1950.
21 items.
Press releases, speeches, and newspaper clippings of articles by Niles Trammell.
Printed items: The Stations and the Networks Plan Together, 1943 booklet of a speech on the relationship between NBC and its affiliates.
FOLDER 1276 Brandon Tartikoff. 1984.
2 items.
Press releases and speeches by Brandon Tartikoff.
FOLDER 1277 Speeches: V & W. 1950 - 1981.
16 items.
Press releases, memoranda, articles and speeches by Richard Verne, Richard C. Wald, Arthur A. Watson, Carl Watson, Mike Weinblatt, Mort Werner, Irv Wilson, Frank Wright, Robert Wogan, and Barry Wood.
FOLDER 1278 Robert Wright. 1988 - 1990.
4 items.
Press releases and speeches by Robert Wright.
FOLDER 1279 Sylvester L. Weaver, Jr. 1954 - 1956.
26 items.
Speeches, press releases, and clippings of newspaper articles by Sylvester L. Weaver, Jr.
Printed items: Color Television and American Incentives, booklet of an address given to the Detroit Economic Club, January 31, 1955. TV Offers a New Renaissance, reprint of a speech delivered to the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising, September 27, 1955.
FOLDER 1280 Sylvester L. Weaver, Jr. 1954.
1 item.
Series of two articles about Sylvester Weaver that appeared inThe New Yorker magazine during October 1954.
FOLDER 1281 Weaver, Sylvester Speeches 1949 (1).
1 item.(bound)
Mimeographed speeches by Sylvester Weaver.
FOLDER 1282 Weaver, Sylvester Speeches 1949 (2).
1 item.(bound)
Mimeographed speeches by Sylvester Weaver.
FOLDER 1283 Weaver, Sylvester Speeches 1950 (1).
1 item.(bound)
Mimeographed speeches by Sylvester Weaver.
FOLDER 1284 Weaver, Sylvester Speeches 1950 (2).
1 item.(bound)
Mimeographed speeches and an article by Sylvester Weaver.
FOLDER 1285 Weaver, Sylvester Speeches 1951 (1).
1 item.(bound)
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