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Creators:
Moyer, Roy, 1921-2007
Barrie, Dennis
Dates:
1975 September 17-23
Size:
4 Items (Sound recording: 4 sound files (4 hr., 16 min.), digital, wav file)
82 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.moyer75
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Roy Moyer, conducted September 17-23, 1975, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution at Moyer's New York City apartment.

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Digitized Content Covers his early work in journalism and the television industry and career at New York University, WCBS-TV, National Educational Television, National Public Affairs Center for Television, and the Smithsonian, c. 1946-1986, including: his education; his early interest in journalism and his work as a journalist during World War II and for the New York Herald Tribune; his founding of the Office of Radio and Television and development of public service programs for television industry at New York University; his study of the application of television in museums with a Ford Foundation Mass Media Leadership Fellowship and his first contact with the Smithsonian; his use of museum objects in early television; the creation of Sunrise Semester for WCBS-TV and the unprecedented success of this program; his work in commercial television for the program Eye on New York with Bill Leonard; his experience as executive producer for National Educational Television, especially his contact with Max Frankel, Lester Markel, Thomas G. Wicker and Clifton Daniel; his two years as director of programming for National Public Affairs Center for Television, especially his coverage of the Watergate hearings; the Smithsonian's early attempts to hire him as Coordinator of Telecommunications; his conversations with Julian Euell and decision to accept position as director of the Office of Telecommunications; his contract negotiations with David Wolper in Hollywood for a Smithsonian television series; the public response to programs such as Monsters! Mysteries or Myths; his decision to take the initiative in creating programs, especially the creation of Smithsonian World; his managerial style at the Smithsonian; his efforts to develop scripts appropriate for the PBS audience, such as his work on a program about the Multiple Mirror Telescope; the Smithsonian's expansion into various areas of telecommunications, especially the creation of Here At the Smithsonian, Radio Smithsonian, and Smithsonian Galaxy; the relocation of all staff members of the Office of Telecommunications to improved facilities at the National Museum of American History; his role as fund raiser for Smithsonian projects and attempts to market Smithsonian films; his belief in using budget to hire and develop good staff, not buy equipment; discussion of his favorite projects.
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file
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9541
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Creators:
Cogan, Sheila
Schwartz, Barry N.
Dates:
1972 July
Size:
11 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.cogan72
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Sheila Cogan conducted 1972 July, by Barry Schwartz, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Peterson, Susan, 1925-2009
Smith, Paul J.
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2004 March 1
Size:
63 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.peters04
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Susan Peterson conducted 2004 March 1, by Paul J. Smith, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Carefree, Arizona.

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Creators:
Smith, Michael, 1951 March 8-
Zapol, Liza, 1978-
Dates:
2018 July 30-August 1
Size:
9 Items (sound files (6 hr., 27 min.) Audio, digital, wav)
97 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.smith18
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Michael Smith conducted 2018 July 30 and August 1, by Liza Zapol, for the Archives of American Art at Smith's studio, in Brooklyn, New York.

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Creators:
Cramer, Douglas S.
Berman, Avis
Dates:
2013 October 23-December 13
Size:
79 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.cramer13
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Douglas S. Cramer conducted 2013 October 23-December 13, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art, at Cramer's homes in Miami Beach, Florida and New York, New York.

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Creators:
Bally, Boris
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2009 May 26-27
Size:
4 Sound discs (Sound recording (5 hr., 55 min.), digital)
109 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.bally09
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Boris Bally conducted 2009 May 26-27, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Bally's home and studio, in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Creators:
Nochlin, Linda
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project
Dates:
2010 Jun. 9-30
Size:
3 Items (Sound recording, master: 3 memory cards (3 hr., 51 min.), secure digital, 1.25 in.)
86 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.nochli10
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Linda Nochlin conducted 2010 June 9-30, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art's Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts project at Nochlin's home in New York, N.Y.

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Creators:
Novak, Barbara
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-
Dates:
2013 October 8-17
Size:
4 Items (Sound recording: 4 sound files (4 hr., 26 min.), digital)
89 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.novak13
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Barbara Novak conducted 2013 October 8-17, by James McElhinney, for the Archvies of American Art, at Novak's home in Manhattan, New York.

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Creators:
Cederquist, John
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2009 April 14-15
Size:
11 Items (Sound recording: 11 sound files (4 hr., 54 min.), digital, wav file)
111 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.cederq09
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of John Cederquist conducted 2009 April 14-15, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Cederquist's studio, in San Clemente, California.

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