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Division of University Broadcasting, WILL Subject File, 1935-2006

Type: institutional

Link Tags Finding Aid Online
site institution,media-policy,broadcasting Yes No
Restricted Archive Name Archive Website Sponsor
No University of Illinois Archives site University of Illinois

WILL Subject File (1935-97) including correspondence, reports, studies, publications, personnel files, articles, and legal documents relating to the Allerton House Seminar on educational radio; WILL-TV annual reports; antenna construction; audience surveys; cable television (CATV); development and marketing; Federal Communications Commission applications and reports and outside grant applications; instructional television (ITV) conferences, policies, and development; long-range planning and the Governor's Task Force; relations with the Illinois Broadcasters Association and Illinois Public Broadcasting Council, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), and National Public Radio (NPR); studio space planning and remodeling and new building plans; legal cases including the Turkovich case on television broadcasting and WKIO case regarding radio station interference; Associated Press wire service "Rip and Read" printouts (1967-68) concerning Martin Luther King's assassintation and the Vietnam War; articles by Don Mullally; budget and financial information; programming; committees, commissions and boards; and the Division of Broadcasting. A significant portion of these records are administrative and personal files generated by Don Mullally. Correspondents include Robert Boston, Jack Crannell, Richard Rider, Frank Schooley, Ed Douglass, and Don Mullally.

Archive: University of Illinois Archives

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