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    • Jack Bowen, broadcast advertising pioneer

    • Bowen, John S., 1927-
    • Advertising--Interviews; Television advertising--Interviews; Advertising executives--Interviews; Television broadcasting
    • Bowen discusses his long tenure as CEO of the advertising firm Benton & Bowles (later D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles), as well as his youth in Scarsdale and earlier work for McCann Erickson. The interview focuses on the politics and ethics of...
    • Lawrence Fraiberg, former president of WNEW

    • Fraiberg, Lawrence
    • Executives--Interviews; Television broadcasting
    • Fraiberg discusses his long career in television broadcasting, particularly with Westinghouse and Group W television stations in New York. He also briefly recounts his early years at KPIX in San Francisco and the influence of Donald McGannon on...
    • Herbert A. Granath, former chairman, Disney/ABC International

    • Granath, Herbert A.
    • Executives--Interviews; Television broadcasting
    • Beginning with a short explanation of how he went from majoring in theoretical physics at Fordham to his decision to get into the broadcasting business, Granath recounts his career as an ABC executive, with special attention to his role in sports...
    • Gustave Hauser, former President Warner/Amex Cable

    • Hauser, Gustave M.
    • Cable television--Law and legislation--Interviews;Telecommunication--Interviews; Lawyers--Interviews; Executives--Interviews; Television broadcasting
    • The interview covers Gustave Hauser's tenure as chief executive of with Warner Communications, including the launch of the pioneering cable network QUBE. Having studied law, Hauser also describes involvement in opposition to a rewrite of the...
    • Leo Hindery, former chairman and chief executive officer of the YES Nework

    • Hindery, Leo, 1947-
    • Executives--United States--Interviews; Television broadcasting--Moral and ethical aspects
    • Hindery briefly discusses the impact of his early Jesuit education at Seattle University, before recounting his journey from Wall Street financier to cable television executive. Along the way, Hindery goes into great detail on the early days of...
    • Richard Hirsch, senior vice president for communications at Covenant House

    • Hirsch, Richard, 1937-
    • Executives--New York (N. Y.)--Interviews; Religious broadcasters; Television broadcasting
    • Hirsch discusses his life, ranging from his childhood and education in Baltimore, Maryland, to his work as an executive for various Catholic organizations. Hirsch had been a Jesuit scholastic in Maryland, and studied at Fordham University, before...
    • Donald Hyatt, documentary filmmaker, part 1

    • Hyatt, Donald B.
    • Television producers and directors--United States--Interviews; Documentary television programs; Television broadcasting
    • Hyatt describes his early life and university studies, and his subsequent career as a producer of television documentaries for NBC. The interview discusses his documentaries Victory at Sea and Project 20 at some length
    • Donald Hyatt, documentary filmmaker, part 2

    • Hyatt, Donald B.
    • Television producers and directors--United States--Interviews; Documentary television programs; Television broadcasting
    • Hyatt describes his early life and university studies, and his subsequent career as a producer of television documentaries for NBC. The interview discusses his documentaries Victory at Sea and Project 20 at some length
    • Gene Jankowski, former President of CBS

    • Jankowski, Gene F.
    • Broadcasters--United States--Interviews; Television broadcasting
    • Former CBS executive Gene Jankowski describes in this interview the culture at CBS during the 1970s and 1980s, with emphasis on the politics of the television industry, on the broader culture of television executives at CBS and other networks, and...
    • Carol Jenkins, WNBC anchor for more than 23 years

    • Jenkins, Carol, 1944-
    • Television news anchors--Interviews; Women television news anchors--Interviews; Television journalists--Interviews; African American television journalists--Interviews; Television broadcasting
    • Jenkins recalls her life, from her childhood on an Alabama farm, to youth in Queens, and her years as a television journalist and news anchor for WOR and NBC New York. Jenkins offers some commentary on her experience as an African American and a...

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