Cowan, Louis G., 1909-1976

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Public relations expert; radio producer; vice-president for creative services CBS-TV, 1955-1958; president, 1958-1959; director of Morse Communication Research Center at Brandeis University, 1961-1965; director of Special Programs in the Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia, 1965; president and editor of Chilmark Press; and chairman of the publication and advisory board of Partisan Review.

From the description of World War II propaganda collection, 1941-1946. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 52752266

From the description of World War II propaganda collection [manuscript], 1941-1946. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647907153

From the description of Louis G. Cowan diaries [manuscript], 1944 May -1945 June. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 407640851

Louis G. Cowan was Vice-president and President of CBS, Director of the Morse Communications Center of Brandeis University, President of the Broadcast Institute of North America, and Director of Special Programs of Columbia's School of Journalism.

From the description of Louis G. Cowan papers, 1885-1976, 1952-1976 (bulk). (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 430336919

Communications executive.

From the description of Reminiscences of Louis G. Cowan : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122528408

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referencedIn Robert E. Sherwood papers, 1917-1968 (inclusive), 1934-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Elmo Roper Papers., 1909-1972 Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.
referencedIn Chilmark Press Papers, 1960-1976. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Cowan, Louis G., 1909-1976. Reminiscences of Louis G. Cowan : oral history, 1967. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Cowan, Louis G., 1909-1976. World War II propaganda collection, 1941-1946. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Papers, 1981-1987. Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Chilmark Press (New York, N.Y.). Chilmark Press records, 1960-1976. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Barnes, Joseph, 1907-1970. Joseph Barnes papers, 1907-1970, 1923-1970. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Reisman, Phil, 1904-. First prize for murder / outline of a teleplay by Phil Reisman, Jr. ; based on a story by John B. [i.e. John D.] MacDonald ; from an original idea by Louis G. Cowan. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
referencedIn Robert G. Spivack Papers, 1931-1970, (bulk 1936-1970) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Joseph Barnes Papers, 1923-1970 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Robert E. Sherwood papers, 1917-1968 (inclusive), 1934-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Cowan, Louis G., 1909-1976. Louis G. Cowan diaries [manuscript], 1944 May -1945 June. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Gore Vidal papers, 1850-2020 (inclusive), 1936-2008 (bulk) Houghton Library.
creatorOf Cowan, Louis G., 1909-1976. Louis G. Cowan posters collection, ca. 1941-1945. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Cowan, Louis G., 1909-1976. World War II propaganda collection [manuscript], 1941-1946. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Cowan, Louis G., 1909-1976. Louis G. Cowan papers, 1885-1976, 1952-1976 (bulk). Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
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associatedWith Barnes, Joseph, 1907-1970. person
associatedWith Barnouw, Erik, 1908-2001, person
associatedWith Brandeis University. Morse Communications Center. corporateBody
associatedWith Broadcast Institute of North America. President. corporateBody
associatedWith Bronowski, Jacob, 1908-1974. person
associatedWith Chilmark Press (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Columbia Broadcasting System, inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Columbia University. Graduate School of Journalism. corporateBody
associatedWith Conversations on International Organization (1944 : Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. person
associatedWith Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978. person
associatedWith Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971. person
associatedWith Paper, Lewis J. person
associatedWith Phillips, William. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 person
correspondedWith Roper, Elmo, 1900-1971 person
associatedWith Salk, Jonas, 1914-1995. person
correspondedWith Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955 person
correspondedWith Spivack, Robert G. person
associatedWith Stone, Charles P. person
associatedWith Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972. person
associatedWith United Nations corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Operations Branch. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. War Dept. corporateBody
correspondedWith Vidal, Gore, 1925- person
associatedWith Yalta Conference (1945) corporateBody
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Soviet Union
United States
United States
Subject
V E Day, 1945
African Americans in radio broadcasting
Propaganda
Propaganda, American
Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.)--History
Broadcasting
Presidents--Election--1952
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
Television broadcasting
World War, 1939-1945--Pictorial works
World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda
Television producers and directors--Interviews
Radio supplies industry
Radio producers and directors--Interviews
Presidents--Election--1944
Journalism--Study and teaching
Arts
Posters, Soviet
Occupation
College administrators
Executives
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Birth 1909

Death 1976

Multiple languages,

Russian,

Arabic,

English

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