Series
Wall $treet Week
Episode Number
No. 529
Episode
Fueling the Economy
Producing Organization
Maryland Public Television
Contributing Organization
The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia (Athens, Georgia)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip-526-dv1cj88q3t
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Description
Episode Description
This episode features a roundtable (led by host Rukeyser) whose panelists include Frank Cappiello, Howard. P. Colhoun, and Carter Randall. Special guest on the program is economist Charles L. Schultze from the Brookings Institution. The panelists discuss their view on the current political climate's effect on the economy before fielding investment questions from viewers who have written into the program, and then Schultze fields questions surrounding political and economic policy.
Series Description
"Wall $treet Week, a television series for the general adult audience, attempts to explain the nation's economy by focusing on the stock market and its relationships to government, business and the average citizen. This weekly series, now in its seventh season, provides information about various methods of investing and personal money management particularly for viewers who may be inexperienced in financial planning. The program analyzes current economic developments, government legislation, and provides a forum for interesting personalities and investment philosophies. "The series host is Louis Rukeyser, financial journalist and author. He is assisted by three panelists, drawn from a rotating panel of 12 leading financial experts. Regular programs consist of the following segments: Opening film and credits (with original theme scored for orchestra and TWX machine); Market in Brief-introductory remarks and commentary on the week's major economic news by Mr. Rukeyser, including animated graphics showing the week's closing market averages and W$W's own technical index; Analysis of Market Activity- review and analysis of business and market activity by three panelist experts; W$W Exchange- write-in questions from viewers answered by the panel; Topic Background-information on the evening's topic supported by charts, graphs, animation and film etc.; Special Guest Interview-host and panelists question the guest on the featured topic for the evening; Preview-closing comments and preview of next week's guest and topic by Mr. Rukeyser. (On certain programs the viewer question of graphic segment is eliminated to allow more time for the special guest, i.e.: Milton Friedman.) "The creator and executive producer of Wall $treet Week is Anne-Truax Darlington; the producer is John H. Davis; directors are Steve McCullough and George Beneman II; research and production assistance by Kate Williams Cox and Susan Roumelis; the on-camera floor director is Natalie Seltz (Miss Smythe). W$W is produced [live on tape] on Friday evenings and is carried nationwide by the Public Broadcasting Service on more than 240 affiliate stations. The series is funded by grants from the SPC (Station Program Cooperative), The Ford Foundation and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting."--1976 Peabody Awards entry form.
Broadcast Date
1976
Created Date
1976
Asset type
Episode
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
00:29:14.132
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Credits
Director: McCullough, Steve
Director: Beneman, George
Executive Producer: Darlington, Anne-Truax
Guest: Schultze, Charles L.
Host: Rukeyser, Louis
Panelist: Cappiello, Frank
Panelist: Colhoun, Howard P.
Panelist: Randall, Carter
Producer: Davis, John H.
Producing Organization: Maryland Public Television
AAPB Contributor Holdings
The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia
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Citations
Chicago: “Wall $treet Week; No. 529; Fueling the Economy,” 1976, 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 26, 2022, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-526-dv1cj88q3t.
MLA: “Wall $treet Week; No. 529; Fueling the Economy.” 1976. 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 26, 2022. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-526-dv1cj88q3t>.
APA: Wall $treet Week; No. 529; Fueling the Economy. 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-dv1cj88q3t