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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of William S. Paley
RLIN number: NXCP87-A61
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood and education in Chicago; cigar factory, Philadelphia; Wharton School; advertising manager, Congress Cigar Company; use of radio in advertising; CBS, from 1928: programming, stations, financing; Don Lee, Paramount Pictures; Adolph Zukor; Columbia Artists, Community Concerts.
Extent: Transcript: 67 leaves, Tape: 2 reels
Restrictions: Access: Closed during lifetime. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1960 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Paley, William Samuel, 1901-1990
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1901
Speaker occupation: Broadcasting executive
Age at speaking: 59
Document date: 1960
Interviewer: Hill, Frank Ernest, 1888-1969
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Executives; Radio programs; Radio--History
Topics discussed - Other terms: Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc; Paley, William S. (William Samuel), 1901-1990; Radio advertising; Radio industry and trade
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018390-13833