Radio TV Services records, circa 1937-1988.


Duke University. Radio TV Services. Radio TV Services records, circa 1937-1988.

Radio TV Services records, circa 1937-1988.

Collection includes correspondence, subject files, sound recordings (audiocassettes and reel-to-reel tapes), film (16mm), and video tape (U-Matic and 2-inch quadruplex)of events related to Duke occurring both on and off campus. There is a detailed subject file on index cards for most of the film and some of the sound recordings, as well as other indexes and notes. Notable people documented on film and tape include Keith Brodie, Terry Sanford, Douglas M. Knight, Orin Pilkey, Robert Menzies, Jerry Falwell, Billy Graham, Queen Noor al Hussein, Jesse Jackson, Waylon Jennings, Juanita Kreps, Robert McNamara, Ronald Reagan, William Westmoreland, Desmond Tutu, Elie Wiesel, Reynolds Price, Martin Luther King, Jr., Hubert Humphrey, Richard Nixon, Stokely Carmichael, Kenneth Clark, Sidney Cohen, Adam Clayton Powell, Betty Friedan, B.F. Skinner, Sam Ervin, Alex Haley, Tom Wolfe, Buckminster Fuller, and Cesar Chavez. There are also film and recordings documenting Duke University basketball, football, commencement, convocation, homecoming, the Epoch Campaign announcement, student unrest in the 1960s, the Silent Vigil held after the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Duke Marine Laboratory, the discovery of the U.S.S. Monitor, oceanographic research, the 1954 Orange Bowl, Joe College Weekend, various campus scenes, Duke Gardens, and the Richard Nixon Library controversy. Completed films include "Response to Our Challenge" and "This is Duke."

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Pilkey, Orrin H., 1934-.... (person)

Sanford, Terry, 1917-1998 (person)

University president, politician. From the description of Reminiscences of Terry Sanford : oral history, 1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122597486 Terry Sanford of Scotland, Cumberland, Wake, and Durham counties, N.C., was a politician, educator, administrator, lawyer, and soldier. He served as state senator, 1953-1954; governor of North Carolina, 1961-1965; president of Duke University, 1969-1985; and U.S. senator, 1986-1992. ...

Duke University. Radio TV Services. (corporateBody)

Established in 1954 as part of the Office of Information Services (now the Office of News and Communications,) Radio TV Services supervises the production of materials for radio and television, assists in the preparation of audio-visual materials needed by the university, and promotes the University's exposure to local, state, and national audiences. Harry Durham was the director from 1964-1966, followed by Charlie Braswell, who held the position until 1988. From the description of R...

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King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 (person)

Martin Luther King, Jr. (b. January 15, 1929, Atlanta, Georgia –d. April 4, 1968, Memphis, Tennessee) was an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. King helped to organize the 1963 March on Washington, where he delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech. In 1964, King received the Nobel Peace Prize and in 1965, he helped to organize the Selma to M...

Brodie, H. Keith H. (Harlow Keith Hammond), 1939- (person)

H. Keith H. Brodie came to Duke in 1974 as professor and chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and director of Psychiatric Services at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Brodie served as Duke's Chancellor from 1982 to 1985 and as Duke's President from 1985 to 1993. From the description of H. Keith H. Brodie, President, records, 1963-1994. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 71152149 H. Keith H. Brodie came to Duke in 1974, as professor and chairman of the Depa...

Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 (person)

Richard Milhous Nixon, 37th President of the United States, was born on his family''s farm on January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California. His family moved to Whittier, California in 1922, and his father operated a grocery store there. His mother''s family were Quakers, and Nixon attended Whittier College, a Quaker institution. He graduated from Whittier in 1934, and won a scholarship to Duke University Law School. After graduating from Duke, he returned to Whittier, California and joined the la...

Duke University. Marine Laboratory (corporateBody)

The Duke University Marine Laboratory, founded in 1938, educates undergraduate and graduate students in the marine sciences. Part of the Nicholas School of the Environment, the Beaufort, North Carolina laboratory is also a renowned center of scientific research. From the description of Marine Laboratory records, 1945-1990. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 53906282 The Duke University Marine Laboratory began in 1938. Its original founders, Dr. A.S. ...

Menzies, Robert J. (Robert James), 1923-1976 (person)

Robert James Menzies (1923-1976) was a carcinologist and oceanographer who began his career as a member of an expedition to Baja California, Mexico, under the auspices of the San Diego Society of Natural History in 1941. In 1943 Menzies enrolled in the United States Navy Officer Training program at Arizona State College and then transferred in the same program to College of the Pacific where he received the A.B. in 1945. He remained with the program in 1945 as a student in the Medical College of...

Price, Reynolds, 1933-2011 (person)

By Source, Fair use, Link Reynolds Price was born Edward Reynolds Price, in Macon, North Carolina, on 1 February 1933. He earned his B.A. degree from Duke University (1955) while on a full scholarship. After graduating, Price won a Rhodes scholarship, which allowed him to attend Merton College, Oxford. In 1958, Price received his Bachelor of letters from Merton College. His thesis focused on the English poet John Milton. Upon his return from Oxford, Price secured a position in the English d...