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Programs: Schedules, Transcripts and Masterbooks, 1922-1979
28 folders.
Daily program logs, schedules, transcripts, or master book sheets for 28 selected days.
FOLDER 1308 WEAF Complete Program; Saturday December 31, 1927.
1 item. (clipped)
Original program log.
FOLDER 1309 Television Schedules; Jan. Dec. 1946.
1 item. (clipped)
Original master book sheets from 1946.
FOLDER 1310 WEAF Extra Copies of Pages from Master Books; August December 1922.
61 items
Mimeographed master book sheets from 1922, includes copy of continuity for first program from the 24 Walker Street station (Aug. 3, 1922) and the first WEAF commercial (Queensboro Corporation, Aug. 28, 1922).
FOLDER 1311 WEAF-Program Schedule 1927.
3 items.
Original and mimeographed program schedules.
FOLDER 1312 June 6, 1944, 12:41 A.M.-- 6:36 A.M.; Transcript of Programs.
1 item. (clipped)
Onionskin and mimeographed program schedules and transcripts.
Highlights: Extensive transcripts of D Day coverage.
FOLDER 1313 June 6, 1944, 6:36 A.M.-- 12 noon; Transcript of Programs.
1 item. (clipped)
Onionskin and mimeographed program schedules and transcripts.
Highlights: Extensive transcripts of D Day coverage.
FOLDER 1314 June 6, 1944, 12 noon -- 6 P.M.; Transcript of Programs.
1 item. (clipped)
Onionskin and mimeographed program schedules and transcripts.
Highlights: Extensive transcripts of D Day coverage.
FOLDER 1315 June 6, 1944, 6 P.M. -- 1 A.M.; Transcript of Programs.
1 item. (clipped)
Onionskin and mimeographed program schedules and transcripts.
Highlights: Extensive transcripts of D Day coverage.
FOLDER 1316 Archival Radio Master Book; Iranian Hostage Situation/Take over of U.S. Embassy. 1979.
1 item. (clipped)
Onionskin, handwritten, and mimeographed program schedules and transcripts
FOLDER 1317 WEAF Complete Programs; Sunday, November 15, 1936.
1 item. (clipped)
Original, onionskin, and mimeographed program schedules and transcripts.
FOLDER 1318 WEAF Master Programs, Final Program Records; Saturday, November 15, 1941.
1 item. (clipped)
Original, onionskin, and mimeographed program schedules and transcripts.
FOLDER 1319 WNBC Master Programs, Final Program Records; Monday, November 15, 1948.
1 item. (clipped)
Original, onionskin, and mimeographed program schedules and transcripts.
FOLDER 1320 WNBC Master Programs, Final Program Records; Thursday November 15, 1951.
1 item. (clipped)
Original, onionskin, and mimeographed program schedules and transcripts.
FOLDER 1321 Hollywood Master Scripts; November 15, 1951.
1 item. (clipped)
Mimeographed scripts of Doctor Paul, Double or Nothing, The Woman in My House, One Man's Family, Father Knows Best, Dragnet, and Al Goodman's Musical Album .
FOLDER 1322 WEAF Master Programs, Final Program Records; July & August, 1922.
1 item. (clipped)
Original, handwritten, onionskin, and mimeographed program schedules and transcripts.
FOLDER 1323 WJZ Complete Evening Programs; Sunday, November 15, 1936.
1 item. (clipped)
Original, handwritten, onionskin, and mimeographed program schedules and transcripts.
FOLDER 1324 WNBC TV Daily Program Material, Final Records; Monday, December 30, 1963.
1 item. (clipped)
Handwritten, onionskin, and mimeographed program schedules and transcripts.
FOLDER 1325 WNBC Master Programs, Final Program Records; Sunday, December 7, 1941.
1 item. (clipped)
Original, handwritten, onionskin, and mimeographed program schedules and transcripts.
FOLDER 1326 NBC Radio Network Master Book; Friday, April 26, 1985.
1 item. (clipped)
Original, handwritten, and photocopied program schedules and transcripts.
FOLDER 1327 NBC Radio Network Master Book; Thursday, November 15, 1956.
1 item. (clipped)
Original, handwritten, mimeographed, and onionskin program schedules and transcripts.
FOLDER 1328 NBC Radio Network Master Book; Saturday, June 18, 1955.
1 item. (clipped)
Original, handwritten, mimeographed, and onionskin program schedules and transcripts.
Highlights: First full day of Monitor programming.
FOLDER 1329 WRCA TV Master Programs; Thursday, November 15, 1956.
1 item. (clipped)
Original, handwritten, mimeographed, and onionskin program schedules and transcripts
FOLDER 1330 WNBC TV Daily Program Material; Monday, July 22, 1968.
1 item. (clipped)
Original, handwritten, mimeographed, and onionskin program schedules and transcripts.
FOLDER 1331 WRCA TV Master Programs, Final Records; Friday, December 24, 1954.
1 item. (clipped)
Original, handwritten, mimeographed, and onionskin program schedules and transcripts.
FOLDER 1332 WRCA Master Programs, Thursday, November 15, 1956.
1 item. (clipped)
Original, handwritten, mimeographed, and onionskin program schedules and transcripts.
FOLDER 1333 WNBC AM&FM Daily Program Material, Final Records; Friday, March 24, 1967.
1 item. (clipped)
Original, handwritten, mimeographed, and onionskin program schedules and transcripts.
FOLDER 1334 WRCA Master Programs, Final Records; Friday, December 24, 1954.
1 item. (clipped)
Original, handwritten, mimeographed, and onionskin program schedules and transcripts.
FOLDER 1335 WNBC TV Master Book; December 31, 1968.
1 item. (clipped)
Original, handwritten, and mimeographed schedules and transcripts.
Highlights: This is the last Master Book compiled for WNBC-TV.
FOLDER 1336 WNBC AM&FM Programs; December 3, 1968.
27 items (some clipped)
Original, handwritten, and mimeographed schedules and transcripts of the Long John Nebel and Big Wilson programs.
Election News, 1962-1988
55 folders.
Handbooks for staff, program descriptions, and summaries of operational requirements for NBC coverage of U.S. national elections, 1962-88.
FOLDER 1116 Subjects: National Political Conventions 1972.
13 items.
Mimeographed reports of speakers, air times, commercial breaks, and descriptions of NBC coverage of the Republican and Democratic Conventions.
Highlights: August 23, 1972, report of the fifth session mentions the scene outside; "On knees. For third time tonight sprayed with pepper gas. Eyes burn you can't breath properly [sic]. Sounds very filled up. Someone offered help."
FOLDER 1183 Lists Democratic National Convention 1968.
12 items.
Mimeographed reports of speakers, air times, commercial breaks, and descriptions of NBC coverage of the Democratic National Convention and the activity outside the convention.
Highlights: August 28, 1968, excerpt from correspondent Bill Ryan, "Says brutal military tactics are being used on the people in Chicag. They are dragging and clubbing people as they are making arrests."
FOLDER 1184 Democratic National Convention July 11, 1960.
13 items.
Handwritten television coverage log, a mimeographed press release, and newspaper articles concerning the convention.
Highlights: July 5-15, 1960, 22-page handwritten television coverage log.
FOLDER 1212 Republican National Convention July 25, 1960.
8 items.
New York Times articles and a handwritten log of NBC radio coverage of the Republican Convention.
FOLDER 1337 Decision 88 [white ringbinder]. 1988.
3 items.
Handbook for the use of NBC news personnel in reporting the 1988 general elections (3 copies).
FOLDER 1338 Where NBC Stands [red ring binder]. 1987.
1 item.
Photocopied handbook contains brief summaries of NBC policy positions on a range of broadcasting issues including programming and advertising issues, technological questions, the Fairness Doctrine, equal time, election projections, terrorist and hostage situations, and other regulatory and business matters.
FOLDER 1339 Decision 86 NBC News Election Handbook 1986 [white ring binder].
1 item.
Photocopied handbook for the use of NBC news personnel covering the 1986 general elections.
FOLDER 1340 86 Election Night. 1986.
21 items.
Photocopied memoranda, ratings data, reports, and color slides of NBC news personnel.
FOLDER 1341 NBC News Inauguration 85 January 20 & 21, 1985 [small blue ring binder].
1 item.
Handbook for the use of NBC news personnel describes landmarks along the parade route, the history of the buildings, background of the Inauguration ceremony, highlights from each Inauguration, descriptions of the planned festivities, and biographies of key members of the new administration.
FOLDER 1342 Inauguration 1985 [blue ring binder].
1 item.
Handbook for the use of NBC news personnel; includes technical requirements for broadcasts, staff announcements and assignments, reports on sets and locations, staff housing arrangements, office set-up, and financial arrangements and memos about payroll discrepancies due to cancellation of Inaugural parade.
FOLDER 1343 Election Night 1984.
1 item.
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