Alternative Views VideoCollection 1978-1998


Alternative Views VideoCollection 1978-1998

Videocassettes, financial records,correspondence, programming materials, articles of incorporation, and by-lawscomprise the Alternative Views Video Collection (1978-1998), which documents theoperations of the Austin, Texas, public affairs program.


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