Series
At Issue
Episode Number
16
Episode
How to Stop Smoking
Contributing Organization
Library of Congress (Washington, District of Columbia)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/512-sx6445jh53
NOLA Code
AISS
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Description
The various methods and devices used by cigarette smokers to break the habit are examined on At Issue. During this fascinating half-hour program of the weekly National Educational Television series, At Issue follows the progress of smokers participating in the National Health Foundations crash program designed to help persons five up cigarettes. How to Stop Smoking visits with students from an east side New York City vocational school, where former teenage smokers have started a non-smokers club for students. Eminent medical authorities also comment about the success of the different methods for breaking the cigarette habit. The guests are Elman J. Folkenberg, Seventh Day Adventist lay leader, whose church conducts the foundations program; Dr. M. Powell Lawton, Philadelphia psychologist; William Capitman of the Center for Research in Marketing, New York City; Dr. Martin L. Levin, chief of the Department of Epidemiology at Roswell Park Memorial Institute, Buffalo, New York; Dr. Clifton Read, Vice President of Public Education-Information, American Cancer Society; Dr. Borje Ejup, Research Associate, Cornell University Medical Project, Neurovascular Clinic on Stopping of Smoking. At Issue is broadcast across the country on the National Educational Television network of nearly 80 affiliated non-commercial stations. The executive producer is Alvin Perlmutter. The producer is Leonard Zweig. Running Time: 28:45 (Description adapted from documents in the NET Microfiche)
At Issue consists of 69 half-hour and hour-long episodes produced in 1963-1966 by NET, which were originally shot on videotape in black and white and color.
Broadcast
1964-01-20
Asset type
Episode
Genres
Talk Show
News
Topics
News
Health
Media type
Moving Image
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Credits
Executive Producer: Perlmutter, Alvin H.
Guest: Ejup, Borje
Guest: Read, Clifton
Guest: Capitman, William
Guest: Lawton, M. Powell
Guest: Levin, Martin L.
Guest: Folkenberg, Elman J.
Producer: Zweig, Leonard
AAPB Contributor Holdings
Library of Congress
Identifier: 2047430-1 (MAVIS Item ID)
Format: 2 inch videotape
Generation: Master
Color: B&W
Library of Congress
Identifier: 2047430-2 (MAVIS Item ID)
Format: 1 inch videotape: SMPTE Type C
Generation: Master
Color: B&W
Library of Congress
Identifier: 2047430-3 (MAVIS Item ID)
Format: U-matic
Generation: Copy: Access
Color: B&W
Library of Congress
Identifier: 2047430-4 (MAVIS Item ID)
Generation: Master
Library of Congress
Identifier: 2047430-5 (MAVIS Item ID)
Generation: Copy: Access

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Format: video/mp4
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Citations
Chicago: “At Issue; 16; How to Stop Smoking,” 1964-01-20, Library of Congress, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed May 22, 2019, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_512-sx6445jh53.
MLA: “At Issue; 16; How to Stop Smoking.” 1964-01-20. Library of Congress, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. May 22, 2019. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_512-sx6445jh53>.
APA: At Issue; 16; How to Stop Smoking. Boston, MA: Library of Congress, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_512-sx6445jh53