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WTVD videotape collection, 1976-1992.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

Creator: WTVD videotape collection, 1976-1992.
Collection number: 4929
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Abstract: This collection is comprised primarily of broadcast master videotapes in cassettes generated by television station WTVD in Durham, N.C., 1976-1992. Included are tapes from locally produced shows “Reflections,” “Reel Perspectives,” “Primetime,” “Primetime Saturday,” and “Primetime Sunday.” The videotapes treat a wide variety of subjects, many of which focus on community-related issues and African American life in North Carolina. Programs feature personalities of local and national significance, including African American journalists Ervin Hester, Cathy Stowe, Gail Paschall, and Miriam Thomas. Also included are production and background materials relating to some of the programs; a small number of transcripts, only one of which corresponds to a videotape in the collection; and a few unidentified open-reel videotapes and films.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection


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