Miscellaneous clips from 1962

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(1) James Meredith, an African American man, enrolled at the all-white University of Mississippi in October 1962, after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Meredith’s favor. Voice clip is his wife interviewed by Streeter Stuart by telephone (10/1). (2) General Edwin Walker interviewed by Paul Long by phone from his home in Dallas about James Meredith (9/27). (3) Mayor of West Berlin, Willy Brandt, comments on his visit with President Kennedy (10/5). (4) Statements made by Ambassador Adlai Stevenson before the UN General Assembly (9/20). (5) Voice of Shorty Powers, "M. Scott Carpenter, the second U.S. astronaut, is in orbit at this time" (5/24). (6) Mr. Hawthorn of Mississippi, "indecision on integration" (9/27). (7) Barry Goldwater criticizes the president on several issues: "Kennedy and Truman are the best tools the Republicans have" (5 cuts, (10/5). (8) Attempt to control a crowd at the University of Mississippi; crowd noises; arrival of Gov. Ross Barnett (9/26). (9) Railroad spokesperson announces the end of arbitration between the Chicago and North Western Railroad and the Order of Railroad Telegraphers (3 cuts, 10/9). (10) Judy Rae Bushong, Ohio teenager whose concept of modesty caused her expulsion from school, interviewed (10/10). (11) Robert McNamara on Vietnam after returning from Pacific inspection trip (19/9). (12) Launch of six-orbit, nine-hour, Mercury-Atlas 8 mission with astronaut Wally Schirra (10/3). (12) Anti-Cuban demonstration in UN General Assembly (10/8). (13) Adlai Stevenson replies to charges made against the United States by President Torrado of Cuba (10/8). (14) Pierre Salinger comments on the Kennedy administration's support for Robert Morgenthau (10/12). (15) Henry Ford II on the future of the industry at a press luncheon before the 44th National Automobile show (10/19).
Westinghouse Broadcasting Company. Group W
Special events radio coverage
Group W (Westinghouse Broadcasting Company) audio tapes
Special Collections and University Archives
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sound tape reel
A guide to the full collection of Group W (Westinghouse Broadcasting Company) audio tapes is available in our archival collections: https://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/43884
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Catalog Key: bcast-077060; Other: 0492-MMC

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