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Reminiscences of George R. Brown : oral history, 1981.

Creator: Brown, George R., 1911-1988.
Project: WOR oral history project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 66 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Radio executive.

Scope and Contents

Broadcast news writing; format changes at WOR after World War II; television broadcasting and programming changes; relationship between WOR and Mutual Network; union work rules and their effect on network news coverage; philosophy and practice of news coverage at WOR; move from writer to manager of news operations: organization of network personnel, radio personalities: Bob (Elliot) and Ray (Goulding), Marianne Taylor-Young, program innovations, programming cutbacks, remote reporting.


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