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Oral history interview with Joan Konner, 2005

Creator: Konner, Joan
Project: John B. Oakes oral history collection.
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Phys. Desc. :sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Scope and Contents

Family background: childhood in Paterson, New Jersey, relationship with parents; education at Sarah Lawrence College and Columbia Journalism School; employment: early work at the Bergen Record, broadcast journalism at National Broadcasting Company, transfer to Channel 13 Public Television, production of "Artists of New Jersey" series, work on "Danger: Radioactive Waste" project; experiences with Bill Moyers in public television; professional experience at Columbia University School of Journalism; NBC hiring practices; views on the women's movement; experiences with workplace discrimination; political impact of the "Danger: Radioactive Waste" documentary; experience as judge for the John Oakes Award; reminiscences of early relationship with Oakes


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Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 2006

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