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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.
Original, handwritten, and photocopied coverage of the 1984 elections; includes schedules, technical requirements and arrangement, budgets, control room plans, remotes, graphics, and computer assignments. This was the last election night broadcast from Studio 8H. Contents removed from original generic, black three ring binder.
FOLDER 1344 Election Displays 1984 [white ring binder].
1 item.
Photocopied handbook for the use of NBC news personnel. Computer graphics guide.
FOLDER 1345 NBC News Decision 84; June 5 Primaries. 1984.
1 item.
Photocopied 77-page handbook for the use of NBC news personnel.
FOLDER 1346 NBC News Decision 84; Ohio, North Carolina, Indiana and Maryland Primaries, May 8, 1984.
1 item.
Photocopied 74-page handbook for the use of NBC news personnel.
FOLDER 1347 NBC News Decision 84; Pennsylvania Primaries, April 10, 1984.
1 item.
Photocopied 33-page handbook for the use of NBC news personnel.
FOLDER 13 48 NBC News Decision 84; New York and Wisconsin Primaries, April 3, 1984.
1 item.
Photocopied 36 page handbook for the use of NBC news personnel.
FOLDER 1349 NBC News Decision 84; Illinois Primaries and Minnesota Caucuses, March 20, 1984.
1 item.
Photocopied 40 page handbook for the use of NBC news personnel.
FOLDER 1350 NBC News Decision 84; March 13 Primaries and Caucuses. 1984.
1 item.
Photocopied 88-page handbook for the use of NBC news personnel.
FOLDER 13 51 NBC News Decision 84; New Hampshire Primaries, February 28, 1984.
1 item.
Photocopied 38-page handbook for the use of NBC news personnel.
FOLDER 1352 NBC News Decision 84; Iowa Caucuses, February 20, 1984.
1 item.
Photocopied 32-page handbook for the use of NBC news personnel.
FOLDER 1353 Decision 84; 1984 U.S. House Races [white ring binder].
1 item.
Handbook for the use of NBC news personnel.
FOLDER 1354 Decision 84; 1984 General Elections Handbook [white ring binder].
1 item.
Handbook for the use of NBC news personnel; contains state by state summaries and statistics about the general election.
FOLDER 1355 Actual and Estimate Cost Report Summary [clear ring binder]. 1984.
1 item.
Extensive budget data for the coverage of the presidential race.
FOLDER 1356 Photograph album [unlabeled red ring binder]. 1984.
1 item.
Photo album contains numerous color photographs of NBC personnel during 1984 election night coverage, this was the last election broadcast from studio 8H.
FOLDER 1357 1984 Election Graphics Equipment & Financial [white ringbinder].
1 item.
Handbook for the use of election graphic displays by NBC news personnel; includes budgets, system requirements, personnel assignments, and vendor contracts.
FOLDER 1358 1984 National Democratic & Republican Convention Budget.
1 item.
Itemized budget data for NBC coverage of both conventions.
FOLDER 1359 Results by Design; Vol. 1 (Preliminary). 1985.
1 item.
Election Graphics System overview and operation analysis of it's performance during the 1984 election night coverage.
FOLDER 1360 Results by Design (Unlabeled graphics. 1984.
6 items.
Sample graphics.
FOLDER 1361 1984 Election Coverage Preemptions.
2 items.
Photocopied memo and a printout of station clearances.
FOLDER 1362 Election Night 1984; Volume 1.
1 item.
Handbook for the use of NBC news personnel. Contents removed from original generic oversize black ring binder.
FOLDER 1363. 1984 Election Graphics Plan Tom Wolzien.
1 item.
Memos, budget analysis, grant proposals, system requirements, and descriptions of electronic graphics display system used to cover 1984 elections.
FOLDER 1364 Decision 82 [white ring binder]. 1982.
2 items.
General elections handbook for the use of NBC news personnel, organized by state it provides basic information about the candidates for governor, the U.S. Senate, and the House of Representatives. (2 copies).
FOLDER 1365 NBC News; 1980 Republican National Convention [white ring binder].
1 item.
Basic reference handbook for the use of NBC news personnel with editorial responsibilities, includes information about the convention site (Detroit), the schedules, committees, the candidates, state by state descriptions of the delegations, a GOP "who's who," and a brief history of the party.
FOLDER 1366 NBC News; 1980 Democratic National Convention [white ring binder].
1 item.
Basic reference handbook for the use of NBC news personnel with editorial responsibilities, includes information about the convention site (New York City), the schedules, committees, the candidates, state by state descriptions of the delegations, a summary of Democratic convention rules, a Democratic "who's who," and a brief history of the party.
FOLDER 1367 Decision 80; NBC News 1980 General Election Handbook.
1 item.
Handbook for the use of NBC news personnel covering the general elections, provides basic state by state information about both the Republican and Democratic contests for President, the U.S. Senate, state governor and key House of Representative seats
FOLDER 1368 Decision 80; U.S. House Races 1980.
1 item.
Handbook for the use of NBC news personnel covering the U.S. House of Representatives contests, provides state by state basic information about both parties candidates in 435 districts and includes information about independent or third party candidates whose support might possibly be strong enough to result in their election to the House.
FOLDER 1369 Local News Primary Handbook 1978 [brown ring binder].
1 item.
Handbook for the use of NBC news personnel covering local elections in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
FOLDER 1370 Local News Primary Election Handbook 1978 [black ring binder].
1 item.
Handbook for the use of NBC news personnel covering the major primary elections in New York and Connecticut.
FOLDER 1371 Decision 78; General Elections Handbook [grey ring binder]. 1978.
1 item.
Handbook for the use of NBC news personnel covering the midterm elections, it provides state by state analyst and information about the various House, Senate, and gubernatorial elections.
FOLDER 1372 Local News Election Handbook New York & New Jersey 1977 [black ring binder].
1 item.
Handbook for the use of NBC news personnel.
FOLDER 1373 NBC News; 1976 Republican National Convention [small cream-colored ring binder].
1 item.
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