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Oral history interview with Lloyd N. Morrisett [electronic resource], 1999.

Creator: Morrisett, Lloyd, 1929-
Project: Carnegie Corporation project. Pt. 2.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :transcript: 42 pages video file : digital preservation master, mxf files sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Educator; Television producer.

Scope and Contents

Education: University of California at Los Angeles, undergraduate studies, psychology; Yale University, Ph.D., psychology; University of California at Berkeley: professor, psychology, 1956-1958; association with Carnegie Corporation, 1959-1969: executive assistant, promotion to vice president; philosophy of communications technology in early childhood education: children's television programming, development of Sesame Street, cooperation with Ford Foundation, Office of Education; president, John and Mary Markle Foundation, 1969; chairman, Children's Television Workshop, 1969-present; role of private philanthropy in American life; reminiscences of colleagues.

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