Joel Banow Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0027
Creators:
Banow, Joel
Dates:
[ca. 1960s-1970s]
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.92 Cubic feet
(1 records center box) (1 flatbox)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of the following materials collected by Joel Banow during his tenure with CBS News covering the United States manned space program: press releases; press kits, correspondence, memorandums, show rundowns, technical specifications, director notes, scripts, storyboards, photographs, drawings, guide books and manuals, transparencies, posters, a videotape, and 16 mm films. There are also three animation cells relating to the coverage of Apollo 11. The material was generated by NASA, CBS and the following NASA contractors -- Grumman, North American Rockwell, and RCA.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Joel Banow is a retired television director. During his sixteen years with CBS News, he worked on all the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, and Skylab space shots. As the director, he was responsible for creating a great many of the special effects and simulations needed to tell the story. In 1969, Banow received a Directors Guild of America (DGA) award for his coverage of Apollo 11.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Joel Banow, gift, 1999, 2000-0027, Public Domain and CBS

General
General
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Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Keywords
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Television broadcasting -- Special effects Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Chantilly, VA 20151
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http://airandspace.si.edu/research/resources/archives/