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Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Accession Numbers

OCLC Number

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

National Issues Convention Records, 1995-1996



Title: National Issues Convention records
Dates: 1995-1996
Abstract: These records include procedural materials, printed material, and press coverage video recordings related to the operation and outcome of the National Issues Convention held in Austin, Texas, in 1996.
Identification: camh-arc-004254
Extent: 7.54 linear feet
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Historical Note

The National Issues Convention, organized by James Fishkin, University of Texas government professor, was a new polling process in which 600 United States citizens participated in discussions and debates about national issues and were polled on their opinions both before and afterwards. It was held in Austin, Texas, in 1996. A portion of the Convention was televised on the Public Broadcasting System.

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Scope and Contents

These records include procedural materials, printed material, and press coverage video recordings related to the operation and outcome of the National Issues Convention held in Austin, Texas, in 1996.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Fishkin, James S.
Corporate Names
National Issues Convention 1996 Austin, Tex.
Subjects
Public opinion
Places
Austin

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

National Issues Convention Records, 1995-1996, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin

Processing Information

Processed by Briscoe Staff. Revised by Laura Grove, April 2020.

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Accession Numbers

96-027; 96-064; 96-112; 96-316; 97-106; 2012-033

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OCLC Number

67378786

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

Handbook
box
3P227 [SRH1230019270] Add to book, how to, undated
Appendix, originals, undated
Appendix, parking maps, undated
Central store, material, and equipment requests, undated
Changes to book, completed, undated
Delegates materials plan, undated
Delegates, undated
Music
box
3P227 [SRH1230019270] Mark Kazanoff, undated
Los Romanceros, undated
Jeff Hellmer, undated
Contacts, undated
Telephone, undated
Center for American History, undated
Outline, undated
Press, requests for housing, undated
Space designation, undated
Supplies, undated
Walker, Charles, moderator guidelines, undated
Tickets, undated
Volunteers, undated
Thompson Conference Center packet, undated
Volunteer plan, undated
NIC book outline, undated
Miscellaneous materials, undated
Diskettes, undated
Audio tap, Will Taylor, demo, undated
Delegate and guest pamphlet, undated
Envelopes, undated
Ephemera and mailings, undated
Catering, M. Kappler, undated
Hotels, D. Dorf, undated
Alumni center, undated
Four Seasons, undated
TCC, Esther, undated
Hyatt, undated
Omni, undated
Driskill, undated
Sheraton, undated
Holiday Inn, TL, undated
Marriott, undated
box
3P228 [SRH1230019272] Drafts, January-March 1996
box
3P229 [SRH1230019273] The Voice of the People, by James S. Fishkin, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1995
Lance Hagood, "Radio, Television and Film Operations On Locations at the First National Issues Convention, January 18-21, 1996", undated
Meeting notes, November 3, 1995
Delegate materials, undated
UT Health Center, undated
National Public Deliberation, undated
Early Planning for the NIC, undated
National Issues Forum, undated
Southwestern Bell, undated
Public policy/public life and the press, undated
Television, undated
Letters to candidates, undated
Austin Chamber of Commerce, undated
General mailings, undated
Physical plant, undated
Volunteers, undated
Materials, undated
Business operations, undated
Parking, undated
Media, undated
Credentials, undated
Poll results, undated
Entertainment, undated
Special guests, undated
Security, undated
Moderators, undated
Delegates, undated
Delegate travel, baggage plan, undated
Schedules, undated
Transportation, undated
Hotels, undated
Miscellaneous, undated
Facilities, undated
Maps of buildings on Campus, undated
Companions, undated
Printed material, undated
Signs, undated
Delegate questions, undated
box
3P230 [SRH1230019274] Moderators, undated
PBS, undated
Public agenda, undated
McAfee role in NIC, undated
Issue briefing, undated
Issue on America's role, undated
Issue on economy, undated
Issue on family, undated
NORC questionnaire, undated
NORC, undated
Delegates, getting them here, undated
Media
box
3P230 [SRH1230019274] Advisory, undated
National Issues Forum, undated
Question and answer, undated
Press packets, undated
Press conference class, undated
Press inquiries, undated
Media credentials, undated
Media Filing Center, undated
OPA Media, undated
Delegate permissions, undated
Press releases, undated
John Fitzpatrick, files
box
3P231 [SRH1230019004] Thank you list, undated
Airport related, undated
Taxi contract, undated
First aid station/EMS, undated
Parking, undated
Signs, undated
Larry Milner files
box
3P231 [SRH1230019004] Volunteers, undated
box
3P232 [SRH1230019005] Volunteers, undated
Workbook, draft, undated
National Issues Convention, Austin, Texas, 1996
box
4Jc71 [SRH1230032868] Booklet, undated
Casey Foundation, undated
Newman and Company, undated
Late clippings, undated
Command central, undated
Companion Plan, undated
Contact list, undated
Clippings, undated
Correspondence, In, undated
Correspondence, Out, undated
Credentials, undated
Delegate list, undated
November 3 meeting with Dan Werner, undated
National Committees (lists and correspondence), undated
NORC, undated
Lance Hagard Report, undated
Housing/Hotels, undated
Info sheets (several versions), undated
Interviewer training, undated
President Berdahl's invitation to candidates, undated
UT Internal Relations, undated
Job descriptions, undated
List for invitations, undated
Procedures, undated
Meeting with Dan Werner, July 13, 1995
Meeting with Dan Werner, October 2, 1995
Meeting with community representatives, October 25, 1995
Meeting with support units, October 19, 1995
Chamber of Commerce, undated
Organization chart, undated
City of Austin, undated
Susan Clagett, undated
Transportation and Security, undated
NORC to pay attendants, undated
NORC - Reports we requested on travel, undated
Monday meetings, undated
Suggestions for next NIC meeting, undated
Letter to Charly Walker, undated
Welcome letter, undated
Accounting (and changes), undated
Thanks, undated
Volunteer life, undated
Research results, undated
Assorted NIC meetings, undated
Plans, undated
Budget and Billing info, undated
Media, undated
Plan book, undated
Newspapers, undated
Floppy disk, buttons, and name tags, undated
How-to-program, undated
Conference center and G. Smotis, undated
Texas Families: A Symposium/Child and Services, 1985
NUCEA, Region 3 Annual Conference, 1986
Videocassettes
National Issues Convention
box
3W99a [SRH1230030386] Republican Candidate Forum, parts 1 and 2 of 4, January 20, 1996
Democratic Candidate Forum, part 3 of 4, January 21, 1996
Wrap-up Documentary, part 4 of 4, January 26, 1996
Aerials of the University of Texas campus, January 20, 1996
News coverage, Channels, 7, 24, 36, and 42, January 18-21, 1996
Press conferences, January 19-21, 1996
"Power of the People," Channel 4, England, undated
box
3W99b [SRH1230030387] National Issues Convention broadcast, tapes 1-4, 1996
National Issues Convention news coverage, 1996
National Issues Convention and Poll, Austin, Texas, January 18-21, 1996
Power and the People - Our Future in Europe, Eshkin, June 11, 1995
folder
2.325/OD14 Maps of the University of Texas campus with notations, 1996
box
2.325/D32b [SRH1230000824] Signs, undated
Printed material and publicity relating to the convention and to Austin, undated

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