Series
At Issue
Episode Number
30
Episode
The Billion Dollar Bird
Producing Organization
National Educational Television and Radio Center
Contributing Organization
Library of Congress (Washington, District of Columbia)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/512-4j09w09r8p
NOLA Code
AISS
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Description
Through separate interviews with government, airplane manufacturing, and medical representatives, this program examines the economic, political, and technical problems surrounding the Federal Governments proposed supersonic jet transport. Under the administration of the Federal Aviation Agency, the next phase of the $1 billon program is expected to be announced by wither President Johnson or FAA administrator Najeeb Halaby on May 1, 1964. Appearing on the program will be: Don Bryne, associate editor of Aviation Daily, and an expert on supersonic air transport, who will predict the outcome of the supersonic program; U.S. Senators A.S. Mike Monroney of Oklahoma, Warren G. Magnuson of Washington, and William Proxmire of Wisconsin, all Democrats; Mr. Thomas A. Burhard, executive vice president of Airport Operators Council of Washington, D.C.; Lloyd Goodmanson, supersonic transport project engineer, Boeing Aircraft Co., Seattle, Washington; Dr. Taft Russell, president of Applied Electronics Corporation, New Jersey; Colonel Robert Patterson of the U.S. Air Force Surgeon Generals staff, and jet pilot in supersonic aircraft. Running Time: 28:39 (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
1964-04-27
Asset type
Episode
Genres
Talk Show
News
Topics
Economics
News
Technology
Transportation
Politics and Government
Media type
Moving Image
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Credits
Associate Producer: Stern, Andrew A.
Associate Producer: Hymoff, Edward
Executive Producer: Perlmutter, Alvin H.
Interviewee: Monroney, Mike
Interviewee: Proxmire, William
Interviewee: Patterson, Robert
Interviewee: Goodmanson, Lloyd
Interviewee: Murhard, Thomas A.
Interviewee: Bryne, Don
Interviewee: Russell, Taft
Interviewee: Magnuson, Warren G.
Producing Organization: National Educational Television and Radio Center
AAPB Contributor Holdings
Library of Congress
Identifier: 2047464-1 (MAVIS Item ID)
Format: 2 inch videotape
Generation: Master
Color: B&W
Library of Congress
Identifier: 2047464-2 (MAVIS Item ID)
Format: 1 inch videotape: SMPTE Type C
Generation: Master
Color: B&W
Library of Congress
Identifier: 2047464-3 (MAVIS Item ID)
Format: U-matic
Generation: Copy: Access
Color: B&W
Library of Congress
Identifier: 2047464-4 (MAVIS Item ID)
Generation: Master
Library of Congress
Identifier: 2047464-5 (MAVIS Item ID)
Generation: Copy: Access

Identifier: cpb-aacip-512-4j09w09r8p.mp4.mp4 (mediainfo)
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Citations
Chicago: “At Issue; 30; The Billion Dollar Bird,” 1964-04-27, Library of Congress, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed August 20, 2019, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_512-4j09w09r8p.
MLA: “At Issue; 30; The Billion Dollar Bird.” 1964-04-27. Library of Congress, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. August 20, 2019. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_512-4j09w09r8p>.
APA: At Issue; 30; The Billion Dollar Bird. 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_512-4j09w09r8p