Papers, 1917-1978, 1952-1978.

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McLendon, Gordon B., 1921-1986. Papers, 1917-1978, 1952-1978.

Papers, 1917-1978, 1952-1978.

Includes editorials, political files, political campaign materials, movie promotions, business correspondence, and radio station policy books. Sound recordings include sixteen and twelve-inch discs of radio programs, jingles, soundtracks, music, and historical recordings. Also contains recordings in various formats of interviews, editorials, soundtracks, movie promotions, easy listening music, documentaries, and advertisements. Collection bulks with various forms of sound recordings. Of special interest are some of McLendon's editorials, including a series critical of Charles DeGaulle.

61, 111 leaves.

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