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Helen Sioussat Papers


Helen Sioussat Papers
Sioussat, Helen
Collection number:
LAB 96-20
32.75 linear feet
Bulk dates:
Inclusive dates:
1913-1992 and undated
Collection Area:
Mass Media and Culture
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email:

Helen Sioussat (1902-1995) was Director of the Talks and Public Affairs Department at CBS from 1937 to 1958, where she oversaw as many as 300 broadcasts a year addressing such topics as government, labor, education, religion, civil rights and international affairs. She would go on to create the television program, "Table Talk," TV's first roundtable discussion show. The majority of the collection consists of correspondence sent to Ms. Sioussat over the course of her career.

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