University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Fred Friendly Oral History Interview, 1994



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Friendly, Fred W.
Title: Fred Friendly oral history interview
Dates: 1994
Abstract: An audiocassette of an oral history interview with Fred Friendly, by Dr. Lewis Gould, composes the Fred Friendly Oral History Interview, 1994.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02635
Extent: 2 inches
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

New York City native Fred W. Friendly (1915-1998) was a radio and television producer and former president of CBS News. A pioneer for public broadcasting and television journalism, Friendly produced numerous award-winning documentaries, including See It Now (1954), a program about the actions of Senator Joseph McCarthy, and Harvest of Shame (1960), concerning the trials of migrant workers. After his resignation from CBS in 1966, Friendly served as a professor of broadcast journalism at Columbia University and helped to establish the PBS network.

Pace, Eric. "Fred W. Friendly, CBS Executive and Pioneer in TV News Coverage, Dies at 82," New York Times, March 5, 1998.


Scope and Contents

An audiocassette of an oral history interview with Fred Friendly, by Dr. Lewis Gould, composes the Fred Friendly Oral History Interview, 1994.


Restrictions

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Friendly, Fred W.
Gould, Lewis L.
Corporate Names
CBS News.
Columbia University. Graduate School of Journalism.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Subjects
Broadcast journalism
Places
United States

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Fred Friendly Oral History Interview, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Accession Number(s)

2011-090

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Evan Usler, April 2011. Subsequent revision by Colleen Hobbs, November 2020.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

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2.325/U129b [SRH1230002232] Audiocassette, 1994