Program
TV City Room
Producing Organization
WTVS-TV (Television station : Detroit, Mich.)
Contributing Organization
The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia (Athens, Georgia)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip-526-hh6c24rs99
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Description
Program Description
"The series' objective was to fill the need, created by the Detroit newspaper strike, for in-depth, local news interpretation and analysis. With an [anchorman coordinating], out-of-work newspaper reporters presented the news in conjunction with film, photographs, and visuals. Programs included all regular newspaper features from important political happenings to readings of the comics. "Material accompanying this entry: Comments from viewers of Television City Room, Letter from the Detroit Educational Television Foundation to the Ford Foundation containing the purpose and the proposed content of Television City Room, Letter from Dr. James B. Tintera to Dr. S. K. Bergsma attesting to the value of the series. A video tape is being sent under separate cover."-- 1968 Peabody Awards entry form.
Broadcast Date
1968
Asset type
Program
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
00:30:30.195
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Credits
Director: Costello, Jack
Producer: Costello, Jack
Producing Organization: WTVS-TV (Television station : Detroit, Mich.)
Writer: Pannill, William
AAPB Contributor Holdings
The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia
Identifier: cpb-aacip-1552d740bd5 (Filename)
Format: 2 inch videotape: Quad
Duration: 00:30:00
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Citations
Chicago: “TV City Room,” 1968, 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-hh6c24rs99.
MLA: “TV City Room.” 1968. 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-hh6c24rs99>.
APA: TV City Room. 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-hh6c24rs99