Public Television -- United States -- History
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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract James Day (1918-2008) co-founded an early public television station and became well-known for his interviews with prominent figures. From 1953 to 1969, he served as the president and general manager of KQED (San Francisco, CA). For fourteen years, he hosted his own weekly program, Kaleidoscope, on which he interviewed many notable people, including Eleanor Roosevelt, Robert Kennedy, and Buster Keaton. In 1969, Day became president of National Educational Television...
Found in: Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library / The Hugo Keesing collection on television and popular theme songs
Abstract The Hugo Keesing collection on television and popular theme songs is comprised of sheet music of theme songs from popular television and radio programs of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. It also contains several books about many popular shows, ranging from viewer guides, pictorial histories, and quizzes, covering a variety of programs from 1950s soap operas to politcal dramas of the 2000s like The West Wing. The materials were collected by Hugo Keesing, a popular culture scholar...