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Christopher Buchanan Papers

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Abstract

Title:
Christopher Buchanan Papers
Author/Creator:
Buchanan, Christopher
Collection number:
NPBA 92-86
Size:
0.25 linear foot
Bulk dates:
1973-1974
Inclusive dates:
1971-1977
Collection Area:
Mass Media and Culture
Repository:
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email: askhornbake@umd.edu
Abstract:

As a freelance documentary producer in both public and commercial television, as well as public radio, Christopher Buchanan has contributed his producing skills to NPR, PBS, ABC, and the BBC. From 1986 to 1988, he produced stories for National Public Radio's news and information programs, and worked as an associate producer for "All Things Considered" for much of 1992. For the Public Broadcasting Service, Buchanan contributed to several programs in the series Frontline as either associate producer or field producer. These programs include the Peabody award-winning examination of the 1988 presidential candidates "The Choice," "Pentagon, Inc.," and "Betrayal of Democracy." In his job capacity, Buchanan conducted preliminary and on-camera interviews, and took care of all field production arrangements. The collection consists of Buchanan's 1974 senior thesis "The Struggle for the Soul of Public Television: A Case Study in Decision Making," interview notes, and newspaper clippings.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

This collection is open for research use.

Preferred citation:

Christopher Buchanan Papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Publication rights:

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials page for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.

Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.A full finding aid is available.