"Washington Report" 1960 Year End Show

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"Washington Report" year-end show 1960, "a chronology in sound," narrated by Sid Davis and Richard Steele. "Payola" in the music industry was outlawed; the "missile gap" between the US and Russia became a campaign issue; aviation disasters, including the crash of a United jet and a TWA propeller plane ("the worst in history") prompted congressional hearings; acrimonious debate preceded the passage of the Civil Rights Act; an American U-2 spy plane shot down Soviet territory caused an international uproar; new legislation made it possible for John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon, the two candidates for president, to debate on television without giving equal time to others; Senator Estes Kefauver held hearings into organized crime and professional boxing.
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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Physical Description
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
Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: bcast-076894; Other: 0492-MMC

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