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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Leslie Midgley
RLIN number: NXCP90-A5
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Early years in print journalism; television writers for Columbia Broadcasting System: morning news, instant specials, coverage of Kennedy assassination, "Eyewitness to History" series; discussion of "ensemble journalism"; Vietnam coverage; ethics in broadcasting; roles of executive producer and correspondents; tenure at Columbia Broadcasting evening news during 1970's; analysis of present day broadcasting.
Extent: Transcript: 293 leaves
Restrictions: Permission required from interviewer. Copyright by interviewer, 1988. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1988 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Midgley, Leslie, 1914-
Speaker date of birth: 1914
Speaker occupation: Broadcast journalist
Age at speaking: 74
Document date: 1988
Interviewer: Bartone, Richard
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Journalism; Journalists
Topics discussed - Other terms: Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc; Midgley, Leslie, 1914-; Television and politics; Television broadcasting of news; Television--Production and direction
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021181-16620