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Public Television -- United States -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

James Day papers

 Collection 0118-MMC-NPBA
Overview From 1953 to 1969, James Day 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 (NET). When NET merged with New York's public television channel, WNDT, in 1970 to become WNET/Channel 13, Day became the...

The Hugo Keesing collection on television and popular theme songs

 Collection 0319-SCPA
Overview 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 and...