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Jim Karayn Papers

 Collection 0123-MMC-NPBA
Abstract James D. Karayn, Jr. (1933-1996) was the driving force behind the gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Senate Watergate hearings and live coverage of the president’s annual State of the Union address. In 1976, he was instrumental in bringing presidential debates back to television. Karayn was the executive producer and chief of National Educational Television's Washington bureau from 1965 to 1971. He founded the National Public Affairs Center for Television (NPACT) in 1971, serving as its...