Program
Texas Campaign '82
Producing Organization
KERA
Contributing Organization
The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia (Athens, Georgia)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip-526-0p0wp9v17r
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Description
Program Description
"Texas Campaign '82 is a series of debate specials focusing on the candidates and issues of importance to Texas voters. The production consisted of three two-hour live broadcast to all the public broadcasting stations in Texas. The first program examined the candidates running for governor, lieutenant governor, and treasurer. The second program looks at the candidates for U.S. Senator and attorney general. The third statewide special looks at the candidates for railroad commissioner, land office commissioner, agricultural commissioner and comptroller and the constitutional amendments. The production also features two live local programs dealing with Dallas and Tarrant County races. The cassette submitted is a copy of the one-[hour]-long special examining the state commissioners and the comptroller."--1982 Peabody Awards entry form. This program interviews the electoral candidates for state comptroller, railroad commissioner, land commissioner, and agriculture commissioner. It solely features the Republican and Democrat candidates as none of the Libertarian candidates opted to participate in the show. Running for state comptroller are Republican Mike Richards and Democrat Bob Bullock. The candidates for railroad commissioner are Republican John Thomas Henderson and the incumbent Democrat Jim Nugent. For land commissioner, the candidates are Republican Woody Glasscock and Democrat Garry Mauro. Running for commissioner of agriculture are Republican Fred Thorberry, and Democrat Jim Hightower. Following the interviews, hosts Stan Matthews and Sylvia Komatsu present the six proposed amendments to the Texas constitution through arguing for and against each one.
Broadcast Date
1982
Created Date
1982-10-20
Asset type
Program
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
01:00:45.742
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Credits
Producing Organization: KERA
AAPB Contributor Holdings
The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia
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Format: U-matic
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Citations
Chicago: “Texas Campaign '82,” 1982, The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed June 28, 2022, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-526-0p0wp9v17r.
MLA: “Texas Campaign '82.” 1982. The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. June 28, 2022. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-526-0p0wp9v17r>.
APA: Texas Campaign '82. Boston, MA: The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-526-0p0wp9v17r