Papers, 1936-1969, 1974.


Papers, 1936-1969, 1974.

Papers of a former vice-president for television programming at CBS, primarily consisting of scripts related to his tenure as executive producer for the anthology series ABC Stage '67. Included are teleplays and drafts by Truman Capote, Jerome Chodorov, Sam Peckinpah, Eleanor Perry, and Murray Schisgal; an interview of Dwight D. Eisenhower by Alistair Cooke; and a comedy special with David Frost. Also included are 11 film reviews for Critic-at-Large (NBC) and a number of speeches and non-fiction articles, including several highly critical of the television industry.

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