Cable 13 videotapes, 1976-1982.


Cable 13 videotapes, 1976-1982.

The collection consists of approximately 250 U-Matic videocassettes and half-inch open reel videotapes of events recorded at and around Duke between 1976 and 1982. Interviews include William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Nikki Giovanni, Juanita Kreps, Joseph Kruzel, Henry Kyemba, Peter Orlovsky, Terry Sanford, and Daniel Schorr. Performances include Dance Black, the Duke Symphony Orchestra, the Duke Wind Symphony, the Firesign Theatre, Jerry Garcia, Lotte Goslar's Pantomime Circus, and Roger McGuinn and Thunderbyrd. Events include basketball, women's crew, football, soccer, volleyball, women's volleyball, and Joe College Weekend.

250 items (18 linear ft.)

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Kreps, Juanita M. (Juanita Morris), 1921-2010 (person)

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Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997 (person)

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Giovanni, Nikki (person)

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Schorr, Daniel, 1916-2010 (person)

Journalist. From the description of Daniel Schorr papers, 1922-2006 (bulk 1943-2006). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 727512138 Biographical Note 1916, Aug. 31 Born, New York, N.Y. 1930 1933 Attended DeWitt Clinton High School, New York, N. Y....

McGuinn, Roger (person)