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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of William Robert Yates
RLIN number: NXCP87-A178
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Radio Pioneers Project
Description: Education, Columbia Law School; story editor, Columbia Broadcasting System, 1956-1959; program development, American Broadcasting Company, 1960-1961; editor, NEW LEADER magazine, New York, N.Y.; city attorney, Los Angeles, 1962-1964; television story editor, Selmur Productions, American Broadcasting, 1965-1968; freelancing; story and scriptwriting as a living.
Extent: Transcript: 50 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1984. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part V, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1970 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Yates, William Robert, 1929-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1929
Speaker occupation: Editor; Scriptwriter
Age at speaking: 41
Document date: 1970-?
Interviewer: Barnouw, Erik, 1908-
Organizations discussed: American Broadcasting Company, Burbank, CA
Locations discussed: California; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American Broadcasting Company, Burbank, CA; Authors; California; Editors; North America; Oral history; Radio--History; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: California--Politics and government--20th century; City attorneys; Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc; Television--History; Yates, William Robert, 1929-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017697-13140