National Cartoonists Society Living Library 1962. 1962.

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Crawford, Bill, 1913-1982. National Cartoonists Society Living Library 1962.

National Cartoonists Society Living Library 1962. 1962.

30 reel-to-reel audio tapes ; cassette master and use copies created for each interview. Interviews with cartoonists, some of which are set as a proposed radio program titled "What Makes Johnny Laugh?" Most tapes are introduced by Jim Slade. Bill Crawford is the interviewer except as noted. Interviews range from15 to 35 minutes long. Tapes with transcripts available: Milton Caniff, May 17, 1962 ; Al Capp, May 10, 1962 ; Harry Devlin, undated ; Rube Goldberg, May 24, 1962 ; Rube Goldberg, May 24, 1962 ; Al Hirschfeld, undated ; Leslie Illingworth, May 31, 1962 ; Walt Kelly, April 26, 1962 ; Russell Patterson, undated ; Pulitzer Winners (C.D. Batchelor, Herbert L. Block, Edmund Duffy, Rube Goldberg, and Bill Mauldin), undated ; Allen Saunders, April 19, 1962. The first interview in the series to be recorded ; Charles Schulz, undated. Interviewers are Gail Rudrick of Australian Broadcasting Company and John Whiting of Pacific Coast KPFA ; Ronald Searle, undated ; Mort Walker, May 3, 1962. Tapes with no transcripts available: AAEC Shoptalk, Los Angeles ; Cleveland NCS Meeting ; Last NCS meeting with Bill Crawford as President ; NCS board meeting ; Shriners' tribute to Tom Little's Pulitzer Prize ; 4 unlabeled tapes.

30 reel-to-reel audio tapes

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