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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Ted Cott
RLIN number: NXCP87-A41
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Radio interest during high school and college; WNYC and Mayor Fiorello La Guardia; early radio techniques and programming; Radio Code; independent stations and networks; Federal Communications Commission; sponsorship, spot announcements; television pioneering; political broadcasting; educational television; National Talent Associates; Nikita Khrushchev interview on "Open End"; censorship; pay television.
Extent: Transcript: 297 leaves, Tape: 2 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1975. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part II, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1961 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Cott, Ted, 1917-1973
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1917
Speaker occupation: Radio and television executive
Age at speaking: 44
Document date: 1961
Interviewer: Safford, Frank
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Executives; North America; Television programs; United States; United States--Social conditions
Topics discussed - Other terms: Cott, Ted, 1917-1973; Radio industry and trade--United States; Television in education; Television in politics; United States--Federal Communications Commission
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018167-13610