Television news programs
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Everett R. Phelps Papers
Abstract The papers of Everett R. Phelps were placed in the University Archives by Professor Vaden W. Miles in 1968, with an additional donation following in 1981. These papers reflect his work for the Howard A. Donnelly Award Committee and his commitment to the use of television to make the physical sciences understandable and enjoyable to average viewers. Everett R. Phelps received his A.B. from Clark University and his A.M. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. In 1922 Phelps became...
Dates: 1948 - 1961
Found in: Walter P. Reuther Library / Everett R. Phelps Papers
Joe Weaver Papers
Abstract Joe Weaver was an award-winning broadcast journalist for WJBK-TV2 Detroit (later Fox 2 Detroit). Weaver became an anchor for WJBK-TV2 in 1963, where he covered social, political, and economic issues in Detroit and developed a reputation for his understanding of the automotive industry’s relationship with labor unions. The Joe Weaver Papers document Weaver’s three decades of news coverage at WJBK-TV2 and consist of his research notes, sources, broadcast scripts and production-related documents,...
Dates: 1964-1990; Majority of material found within 1971-1975
Found in: Walter P. Reuther Library / Joe Weaver Papers
WWJ / WDIV Film, Video, and Teleprompter Scripts
Abstract WDIV began as WWDT in March of 1947 as the first television station in Michigan and the sixth in the United States. It was owed by the Evening News Association which also owned the Detroit News newspaper and Detroit’s WWJ Radio. WWJ Radio was originally part of the National Broadcasting Company’s NBC Radio Network and is the reason why the current television station is still an NBC affiliate. In May of 1947, to match the radio station’s call letters, WWDT changed its call letters to WWJ. Less...
Dates: 1920-2011; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1978