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David S. Prowitt Papers

Abstract

Title:
David S. Prowitt Papers
Author/Creator:
Prowitt, David S.
Collection number:
NPBA 92-24
Size:
13.00 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1971-1981
Inclusive dates:
1971-1989 and undated
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:

In 1964, after working for the Chicago Sun-Times, American Airlines and ABC News, David Prowitt became an Executive Producer at WNET. Mr. Prowitt developed NET's first science series, SPECTRUM, serving as producer, writer and correspondent. In 1971, Mr. Prowitt moved to Washington, D.C. where he became a news correspondent and eventually WNET-TV Program Division Washington Bureau Chief. Prowitt's other endeavors at WNET included developing This Week with Bill Moyers, and Bill Moyers Journal. He managed the Science Program Group at WNET producing shows such as The Killers, and The Thin Edge. The collection documents David Prowitt's work for WNET's Science Group and for Science Program Group, Inc.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

This collection is open for research use.

Preferred citation:

David S. Prowitt Papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/1604
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.

Historical Note

David Sherburne Prowitt was born on May 29, 1934. He attended the University of Chicago (1951-1952), the Sorbonne (1953-1954), Roosevelt University (1953-1954), the University of Wisconsin (1961), and Brooklyn College (1962-1964).

Mr. Prowitt began his career in 1952 as a reporter, assistant picture editor, and rewrite man for the Chicago Sun-Times. In 1956, he moved to American Airlines where he served as Public Relations Manager and Regional Public Relations Representative. As Public Relations Manager, Mr. Prowitt ran a campaign to promoting American Airline's use of the Boeing 707 for national service.

Mr. Prowitt moved to ABC News in 1960. From 1960 to 1964, he was a news writer, first for ABC Radio, and then for ABC-TV. Later in his tenure at ABC news, Prowitt became a producer, working on live and taped film coverage.

In 1964, David Prowitt was hired as an Executive Producer at WNET. Mr. Prowitt developed NET's first science series, "SPECTRUM," serving as producer, writer and correspondent. In 1971, Mr. Prowitt moved to Washington, D.C. where he became a news correspondent and eventually WNET-TV Program Division Washington Bureau Chief. As a correspondent in Vietnam filming for the NET series "The Borders of War," Mr. Prowitt became the first public broadcasting reporter to broadcast from a combat zone. Prowitt's other endeavors at WNET included developing "This Week with Bill Moyers," and "Bill Moyers Journal." He managed the Science Program Group at WNET producing shows such as "The Killers," and "The Thin Edge."

From 1973 through 1983, David Prowitt served as CEO and Chairman of the Board at Science Program Group, Inc. Prowitt participated in all levels of science programming production, from writing and correspondence work to project director on grants and contracts. Programs he produced during this time include, "The Weather Machine," "Is Anybody Out There?" and the Emmy Award Winning (1976) "In Performance at Wolf Trap I and II." David Prowitt left The Science Program Group in 1983 to found David Prowitt Productions Inc. This company produced science programming for general and specific audiences.

Since 1986, Prowitt has worked for Public Interest Communications (PIC), Inc. and Medi+Cation, Inc. carrying on fund raising activities with clients such as NOW, The Cousteau Society, and the Nature Conservancy. He is President and Executive Producer at Medi+Cation, producing health-related audio-visual material for hospitals, doctors, and their patients.

Mr. Prowitt is a former member of the Board of Directors of the American Lung Association, American Science Film Association, and the American Trauma Society. He was a member of the National Association of Science Writers and the National Geographic Society. He has served as consultant to the President's Committee on Mental Retardation, the National Cancer Institute, the Veterans Administration, and the Public Broadcasting Service.

During his career, Mr. Prowitt has published articles in several magazines. He authored the 12th Annual Report of the National Science Board (1980-1981), Television and Bi-Centennial - AAAS Study (1975), and a novel entitled, "We Found a Lost World" (1957). He lives in Falls Church, Virginia.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The David S. Prowitt Papers contains material from 1971 to 1989. The bulk of the collection is from 1971 to 1981 when Mr. Prowitt worked for WNET's Science Group and for Science Program Group, Inc. The collection includes correspondence, administrative material (e.g. tax records), as well as video tapes and scripts.

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

The David S. Prowitt Papers was donated to the University of Maryland at College Park Libraries by David Prowitt in August of 1991.

Processing Information

Processed by:

Processed by Mark Walden, December 1996

Encoded by:

EAD markup created using EAD database in Microsoft Access. Markup completed by Karen E. King, April 2005.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: American Trauma Society (ATS), 1975-1977 (4 folders)

Series one documents the activities of the American Trauma Society. It contains minutes of meetings of ATS, a directory of directors, correspondence and a report of the director. Materials are arranged chronologically.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Board of Directors, May 1977 series 1box 1folder 1
Executive Committee Meeting, November 6-7, 1975 series 1box 1folder 2
American Trauma Society Board Minutes, July 27, 1975-January 25, 1977 series 1box 1folder 3
American Trauma Society Correspondence, May 5, 1975-February 21, 1977 series 1box 1folder 4

Series 2: Correspondence, 1969-1989 and undated (1.25 linear feet)

This series contains correspondence which reflect the project development activities of Mr. Prowitt. Materials are arranged chronologically.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Misc. Correspondence, 1989 series 2box 1folder 5
Business Correspondence, May 27, 1988-October 14, 1988 series 2box 1folder 6
Correspondence, 1981; February 16, 1981; February 18, 1981; April 17, 1981 series 2box 1folder 7
David Prowitt Correspondence, December 15, 1980-July 30, 1981 series 2box 1folder 8
Adele Greene, June 18-23, 1980 series 2box 1folder 9
Correspondence -- Prowitt, January 16, 1980-January 31, 1981 series 2box 1folder 10
ELI Correspondence, March 15, 1979-July 18, 1979 series 2box 1folder 11
David Prowitt Correspondence, January 12, 1979-July 28, 1980 series 2box 1folder 12
Personal [Correspondence], July 13, 1978-August 28, 1981 series 2box 1folder 13
David Prowitt Correspondence, 1978 series 2box 2folder 1
Correspondence -- Prowitt, June 1977-May 2, 1980 series 2box 2folder 2
Correspondence '76, January 5, 1976-December 7, 1976 series 2box 2folder 3
Correspondence '76, January 5, 1976-December 7, 1976 series 2box 2folder 4
Correspondence '75, December 14, 1974-December 29, 1975 series 2box 2folder 5
Prowitt Correspondence, September 19, 1974-April 26, 1974 series 2box 2folder 6
Prowitt Correspondence, December 21, 1973-May 2, 1974 series 2box 3folder 1
Memos, December 17, 1973-September 21, 1976 series 2box 3folder 2
More General Correspondence -- WNET, October 26, 1973-April 25, 1974 series 2box 3folder 3
More General Correspondence -- WNET, February 14, 1972-December 18, 1973 series 2box 3folder 4
Prowitt Correspondence, November 24, 1969-December 23, 1977 series 2box 3folder 5
X42 Corporation, undated series 2box 3folder 6

Series 3: Program Materials, 1972-1981 and undated (3.50 linear feet)

Series three contains research and development materials for television productions. Files include contracts, correspondence, scripts, press packets, and public relations materials. The series is divided by show into ten subseries arranged alphabetically.

Subseries 3.1: The Gentle Army, 1973-1974 and undated (9 folders)

This subseries documents the development of a show produced in cooperation with the American Lung Association. It contains preproduction materials and a script. Materials are arranged chronologically.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Music Selection, May 8, 1974series 3.1box 4folder 1
Lung Invoices Paid '74, April 24, 1974-July 23, 1974series 3.1box 4folder 2
The Gentle Army (Research) -- Aired WCET-TV, April 4, 1973, undatedseries 3.1box 4folder 3
American Lung Association Show General File, October 11, 1971-May 24, 74, undatedseries 3.1box 4folder 4
American Lung Association Background Material, 1971-1974series 3.1box 4folder 5
Lung--The Silent Army [Film Packages], undatedseries 3.1box 4folder 6
The Gentle Army -- David Prowitt, undatedseries 3.1box 4folder 7
Lung Show Script -- Gentle Army, undatedseries 3.1box 4folder 8
Lung Show Production, undatedseries 3.1box 4folder 9

Subseries 3.2: Illusions of Immortality, 1975-1976 (2 folders)

Subseries two contains research material for a cancer control program. Files consist of a speech and a newsletter. Materials are arranged chronologically.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Illusions of Immortality (Cancer Control Project), September 29, 1975-June 29, 1976series 3.2box 4folder 10
Illusions of Immortality, 1975series 3.2box 4folder 11

Subseries 3.3: Invisible People/White House Council on the Handicapped, 1974-1981 and undated (1.50 linear feet)

Subseries three contains material relating to all aspects of pre-production of The Invisible People, documentary on the handicapped. Financial statements, proposals, budgets, and research are in this subseries. Subseries three also documents the development of a White House Council on the Handicapped through contracts, budgets and research materials. Files are arranged chronologically.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
[The Invisible People Precis], 1981series 3.3box 5folder 1
Daybook [Newsletter], undatedseries 3.3box 5folder 2
HUD Extra Segments of [Invisible People] Precis, July 29, 1981series 3.3box 5folder 3
Board Meeting, June 12, 1981series 3.3box 5folder 4
Resource List, April 10, 1981-June 14, 1981series 3.3box 5folder 5
Precis -- Invisible People Original, undatedseries 3.3box 5folder 6
[Invisible People] Funding, March 16, 1981-July 8, 1981series 3.3box 5folder 7
HHS -- Office for Families, March 9, 1981series 3.3box 5folder 8
Invisible People Paid Invoices from March 1981, February 10, 1981-June 30, 1981series 3.3box 5folder 9
Invisible People Proposal, March 1981series 3.3box 5folder 10
Invisible People Budget, 1980: December 9, 1980, undatedseries 3.3box 5folder 11
Teary, December 16, 1980series 3.3box 5folder 12
Invisible People, November 26, 1980series 3.3box 5folder 13
The Invisible People, November 4, 1980-March 16, 1981series 3.3box 5folder 14
Community Outreach, November 3, 1980series 3.3box 5folder 15
1980 Conference on Life Safety and the Handicapped, 1980series 3.3box 5folder 16
Handicapped Person Legal Information, 1980series 3.3box 5folder 17
Organizational Meet, April 29, 1980series 3.3box 5folder 18
Mailing Lists -- Educational and Associated, October 27, 1977-December 12, 1977series 3.3box 5folder 19
Union Agreement -- AFM, 1977series 3.3box 6folder 1
IP -- Financial, undatedseries 3.3box 6folder 2
PCEH Workshop [mailing list], undatedseries 3.3box 6folder 3
[Community Services Administration--Civil Rights Regulations], undatedseries 3.3box 6folder 4
Access to Recreation, undatedseries 3.3box 6folder 5
[Disabled Persons], undatedseries 3.3box 6folder 6
Foreward, undatedseries 3.3box 6folder 7
Budget Phase I (Original), undatedseries 3.3box 6folder 8
Budget Phase I (HUD), undatedseries 3.3box 6folder 9
Invisible People (HUD), undatedseries 3.3box 6folder 10
WHC -- Contract 8/9/76, undatedseries 3.3box 6folder 11
WHC Progress Report -- #3, August 9, 1976-March 25, 1977series 3.3box 6folder 12
WHC Progress Report -- #2, August 9, 1976-April 1, 1977series 3.3box 6folder 13
WHC Progress Report -- #1, May 13, 1976 September 27, 1976series 3.3box 6folder 14
Advisory Board Meeting, May 13, 1976-September 2, 1976series 3.3box 6folder 15
Handicapped -- Invoices, May 10-28, 1976series 3.3box 6folder 16
WHC -- WETA and SPGI, April 1, 1976series 3.3box 6folder 17
WHC Notes on Issues and Position Papers, March 30, 1976-April 20, 1976series 3.3box 6folder 18
WHC Proposal, March 26, 1976-July 28, 1976series 3.3box 6folder 19
Rural Services, 1976series 3.3box 7folder 1
Handicapped Notes and Statistics, September 1975-November 26, 1980series 3.3box 7folder 2
Handicapped: Diary of a Student, January 12, 1975-April 21,1975series 3.3box 7folder 3
National Federation of the Blind, 1974-1980, undatedseries 3.3box 7folder 4
WHC-Budget and Worksheet, undatedseries 3.3box 7folder 5

Subseries 3.4: Is Anybody Out There?, 1974-1976 (5 folders)

Between 1974 and 1976, David Prowitt produced two shows on the Viking missions to Mars. Subseries four tracks production through scipts, timelines, correspondence, and press releases. Materials are arranged chronologically.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Is Anybody Out There?, July 20, 1976-September 16, 1976series 3.4box 7folder 6
Viking Mars, July 6, 1976-September 20, 1976series 3.4box 7folder 7
Is Anybody Out There? Viking-1 Mission Timeline, May 3, 1976series 3.4box 7folder 8
Viking -- Mars, March 12, 1976-August 12, 1976series 3.4box 7folder 9
Is Anybody Out There? II, March 12, 1976-July 20, 1976series 3.4box 7folder 10

Subseries 3.5: The Killers, 1972-1974 and undated (0.50 linear foot)

This subseries contains surveys of the nation's public broadcasting stations after airing The Killers. Surveys request information on individual stations' follow-up programming and community outreach projects. The series also contains transcripts of meetings, interviews and program descriptions. Materials are arranged chronologically.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
WQED Pittsburgh, PA, April 1, 1974series 3.5box 8folder 1
KTXT Lubbock, TX, January 21, 1974series 3.5box 8folder 2
WVIZ Cleveland, OH, December 28, 1973series 3.5box 8folder 3
WMHT Ch. 17 Schenectady, N.Y., December 20, 1973series 3.5box 8folder 4
KWSU -- Pullman, WA, December 5, 1973series 3.5box 8folder 5
KCTS Seattle, WA, November 30, 1973series 3.5box 8folder 6
WNVT -- Goldvein, VA, November 30, 1973series 3.5box 8folder 7
WLVT-TV Allentown, PA, November 30, 1973series 3.5box 8folder 8
KYVE-TV Yakima, WA, November 29, 1973series 3.5box 8folder 9
WNPE Ch. 16 Watertown, NY, November 28, 1973series 3.5box 8folder 10
KERA Ch. 13 Dallas, TX, November 27, 1973series 3.5box 8folder 11
WETK Ch. 33 Burlington, VT Vermont Educational Television, November 26, 1973-January 22, 1974series 3.5box 8folder 12
WENH Ch. 11 Durham, NH, November 26, 1973series 3.5box 8folder 13
KCPT Kansas City, MO, November-December 1973series 3.5box 8folder 14
KUHT-TV Houston, TX, November 21, 1973-December 26, 1973series 3.5box 8folder 15
KESD-TV Ch. 8 Brookings, SD, November 21, 1973-January 3, 1974series 3.5box 8folder 16
KLVX Ch. 10 Las Vegas, NV, November 18, 1973-December 16, 1973series 3.5box 8folder 17
KSPS Spokane, WA, November 15, 1973, November 30, 1973series 3.5box 8folder 18
KLRN-TV Austin, TX, November 15, 1973-December 27, 1973series 3.5box 8folder 19
WVPT Harrisonburg, VA, October 29, 1973-January 2, 1974series 3.5box 8folder 20
WXXI Rochester, NY, October 23-24, 1973; November 23, 1973series 3.5box 8folder 21
WHRO Norfolk, VA, October 19, 1973series 3.5box 8folder 22
Nebraska Educational TV Network, October 17, 1973-March 17, 1974series 3.5box 8folder 23
WBRA-TV Roanoke, VA, October 15, 1973series 3.5box 8folder 24
KETC St. Louis, MO, January 2, 1974, October 17,1973series 3.5box 8folder 25
KNME Ch. 5 Albuquerque, NM, October 17, 1973; January 3, 1974series 3.5box 8folder 26
Mississippi Authority for Educational Television, October 16, 1973-January 23, 1974series 3.5box 8folder 27
New Jersey Public Broadcasting Authority, August 22, 1973-November 30, 1973series 3.5box 8folder 28
The Killers [Publicity Kit], May-September 1973series 3.5box 8folder 29
[The Killers Community Outreach Program, 1973], March 30, 1973-October 19, 1973series 3.5box 8folder 30
Individual Interviews -- Heart, March 28, 1973; May 1-2, 1973series 3.5box 8folder 31
Transcript -- Heart Advisory Meeting, March 9, 1973series 3.5box 8folder 32
Draft -- Descriptions of Heart Show, March-September 1973series 3.5box 8folder 33
KPEC Lakewood Center, WA, January 21, 1973-January 16, 1974series 3.5box 8folder 34
WLIW Ch. 21 Garden City, NY, 1972-1974series 3.5box 8folder 35
WSBE Providence, RI, undatedseries 3.5box 8folder 36
WQLN Erie, PA, undatedseries 3.5box 8folder 37
Transcript -- Heart Meeting, undatedseries 3.5box 8folder 38
Heart Show, undatedseries 3.5box 8folder 39

Subseries 3.6: The Life Game, 1973-1974 (2 folders)

Consisting of releases, scripts and correspondence, this subseries documents filming of The Life Game. Materials are arranged chronologically.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Children Releases, March 25, 1974series 3.6box 9folder 1
The Life Game, February 23-August 23, 1973series 3.6box 9folder 2

Subseries 3.7: PBS/Prizewinners Access, 1978 (1 folder)

Subseries seven contains correspondence relating to Prizewinners contracts. Materials are arranged chronologically.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
PBS/Prizewinners Access, August 4-September 25, 1978series 3.7box 9folder 3

Subseries 3.8: The Reality and the Promise, 1975-1977 (5 folders)

This series contains proposals, correspondence, directories, and budget materials for a documentary on the Veterans Administration hospital system. Materials are arranged chronologically.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
VA Medical -- The Reality and the Promise, April 8-December 1, 1977series 3.8box 9folder 4
Health '76 -- The Reality and the Promise, July 22-November 4, 1975series 3.8box 9folder 5
Health '76 -- The Reality and the Promise [Proposal], July 15, 1975series 3.8box 9folder 6
Health '76, June 1975-April 22, 1976series 3.8box 9folder 7
Health '76 Proposal, 1975, 1977series 3.8box 9folder 8

Subseries 3.9: The Restless Earth, 1972-1977 (5 folders)

Correspondence, photographs, clippings, scripts and transcripts form this subseries. They provide information about production of a documentary on geology. Materials are arranged chronologically.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Restless Earth Correspondence, November 16, 1972-January 25, 1977series 3.9box 9folder 9
Restless Earth Transcript, February 28, 1972series 3.9box 9folder 10
Restless Earth; Clippings, February 28, 1972; February 18-October 5, 1972series 3.9box 9folder 11
Restless Earth -- Good Letters, February 20-June 1, 1972series 3.9box 10folder 1
Restless Earth Script, January 1972series 3.9box 10folder 2

Subseries 3.10: Rivers, 1960-1977 (3 folders)

Subseries ten consists of research in preparation for a documentary discussing the riverways of America. Materials are arranged chronologically.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Rivers, 1975-January 1976series 3.10box 10folder 3
Rivers Research, 1972-1977series 3.10box 10folder 4
Rivers Research, 1960-1974series 3.10box 10folder 5

Series 4: Science Program Group, Inc., 1977-1981 and undated (10 folders)

Series four contains correspondence and forms documenting the Science Program Group, Inc. budget and governance. Materials are arranged chronologically.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
SPGI, December 16, 1980-July 14, 1981 series 4box 11folder 1
Claims, January 5-July 15, 1981 series 4box 11folder 2
Bank Statements, 1981 series 4box 11folder 3
[SPGI Board Materials], June 18, 1980-October 15, 1981 series 4box 11folder 4
[Science Program Group, Inc. IRS Returns 1978-1979], June 30, 1979, June 30, 1980 series 4box 11folder 5
Time Sheets, 1970-1980 series 4box 11folder 6
Expenses DP, December 14, 1978-October 30, 1979 series 4box 11folder 7
Tax Returns, 1977 series 4box 11folder 8
Prowitt Personal [Day Planner], 1974 series 4box 11folder 9
District of Columbia, undated series 4box 11folder 10

Series 5: Reports, 1973-1977 and undated (11 folders)

This series contains reports and proposals presented by the Science Program Group, Inc. Materials are arranged chronologically.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
State of the Nation's Science: '78, August 10, 1978 series 5box 11folder 11
Science, Technology and Human Values, March 25, 1980 series 5box 11folder 12
General Mills American Family Report [Annotated Correspondence Included] 1976-1977, January 18-February 8, 1977 series 5box 11folder 13
The State of the Nation's Health, 1977 series 5box 11folder 14
The State of the Nation's Health, 1977 series 5box 11folder 15
Science, Television, and the Bicentennial -- A Report, March 17, 1995 series 5box 11folder 16
South Carolina ETV, November 1973 series 5box 11folder 17
The Global 2000 Report to the President Summary, undated series 5box 11folder 18
Production of the 12th Report of the National Science Board -- A Proposal, undated series 5box 11folder 19
Communicating Science Through Media, undated series 5box 11folder 20
Video Cassette Log, undated series 5box 11folder 21

Series 6: Nonprint Media, 1974-1982 (4.50 linear feet)

Series six contains 1/4" audio tape, 3/4" videocassettes, 10" transcription discs and 16mm film, 2" quad videotape and 1/2" helical scan videotape. The tapes contain programs from the Science Program Group and are arranged into five sub-series based on media type. Subseries 4 and 5 are located in Nonprint Media.

Subseries 6.1: 1/4" Audio Tape, 1974-1978 (30 reels)

Subseries one contains audio recordings of shows such as Science Scene and Inflation: The Money Merry-Go-Round. Material is arranged alphabetically.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Before Lunch. #1 -- [NPBA au rl orig 3017], undatedseries 6.1box 12folder 1
Post Lunch. #2 -- [NPBA au rl orig 3018], undatedseries 6.1box 12folder 2
High Cost of Healing. Part one. For Transcription Only -- [NPBA au rl orig 3019], undatedseries 6.1box 12folder 3
High Cost of Healing. For Transcription Only -- [NPBA au rl orig 3020], undatedseries 6.1box 12folder 4
High Cost of Healing. For Transcription Only -- [NPBA au rl orig 3021], undatedseries 6.1box 12folder 5
Inflation: The Money Merry-Go-Round. Reel 1 of 2 -- [NPBA au rl orig 3022], September 14, 1974series 6.1box 12folder 6
Inflation: The Money Merry-Go-Round. Reel 2 of 2 -- [NPBA au rl orig 3023], September 14, 1974series 6.1box 12folder 7
The Quality of Life. Reel 1 of 2 -- [NPBA au rl orig 3024], January 3, 1975series 6.1box 12folder 8
The Quality of Life. Reel 2 of 2 -- [NPBA au rl orig 3025], January 3, 1975series 6.1box 12folder 9
Science Scene -- [NPBA au rl orig 3026], 1978series 6.1box 12folder 10
Science Scene -- Pilot Presentation. "Genetics" -- [NPBA au rl orig 3027], undatedseries 6.1box 12folder 11
Science Scene -- #3 Weather -- [NPBA au rl orig 3028], May 1978series 6.1box 12folder 12
Science Scene -- #4 Coal -- [NPBA au rl orig 3029], May 13, 1978series 6.1box 12folder 13
Science Scene -- #5 Water -- [NPBA au rl orig 3030], May 1978series 6.1box 12folder 14
Science Scene -- #6 Oceans (4 copies) -- [NPBA au rl orig 3031 - 3034], May 1978series 6.1box 12folder 15
Science Scene -- #7 Air Pollution (3 copies) -- [NPBA au rl orig 3035-3037], May 30, 1978series 6.1box 12folder 16
Science Scene -- #8 Solar Energy -- [NPBA au rl orig 3038], June 1978series 6.1box 12folder 17
Science Scene -- #9 Television -- [NPBA au rl orig 3039], June 1978series 6.1box 12folder 18
Science Scene -- #10 Seminar on Publicly-funded Scientific Research -- "Where should the tax dollars go?" -- [NPBA au rl orig 3040], June 1978series 6.1box 12folder 19
Science Scene -- #11 Seminar on Publicly-funded Scientific Research -- Medical Research -- [NPBA au rl orig 3041], June 1978series 6.1box 12folder 20
Science Scene -- #12 Science and Art -- [NPBA au rl orig 3042, July 1978series 6.1box 12folder 21
Science Scene -- #13 Science Education -- [NPBA au rl orig 3043], July 1978series 6.1box 12folder 22
Science Scene -- #14 Aggression (2 copies) -- [NPBA au rl orig 3044-3045], July 1978series 6.1box 12folder 23
Science Scene -- #15 Women in Science -- [NPBA au rl orig 3046], July 1978series 6.1box 12folder 24
Science Scene -- #16 Science and Transportation -- [NPBA au rl orig 3047], July 1978series 6.1box 12folder 25
Zubin. Hollywood Bowl -- [NPBA au rl orig 3048], undatedseries 6.1box 12folder 26
Panel Portion of Show -- [NPBA au rl orig 3049], undatedseries 6.1box 12folder 27

Subseries 6.2: 3/4" Videocassettes, 1974-1977 (25 tapes)

This subseries contains videocassettes of shows such as The Great American Dream Machine Revisited, Thin Edge, and Wolf Trap. Materials are arranged alphabetically.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Breast Cancer, November 23, 1976series 6.2box 13folder 1
Government Science and Technology, undatedseries 6.2box 13folder 2
Great American Dream Machine Revisited. Reel 2 of 2, March 19, 1978series 6.2box 13folder 3
Heartmakers, undatedseries 6.2box 13folder 4
The High Cost of Healing, undatedseries 6.2box 13folder 5
The High Cost of Healing, undatedseries 6.2box 13folder 6
Inflation: The Money Merry-Go-Round, undatedseries 6.2box 13folder 7
In Performance at Wolf Trap, undatedseries 6.2box 13folder 8
Is Anyone Out There?, July 25, 1976series 6.2box 14folder 1
Knowledge and the Education Machine. I & II, undatedseries 6.2box 14folder 2
"Margin of Safety" Prowitt Segs -- FAA, undatedseries 6.2box 14folder 3
The Med and Mehta, undatedseries 6.2box 14folder 4
Mehta and Perlman at the Hollywood Bowl, undatedseries 6.2box 14folder 5
Mehta and Perlman at the Hollywood Bowl, undatedseries 6.2box 14folder 6
Mehta and Perlman at the Hollywood Bowl, undatedseries 6.2box 15folder 1
The Merry Widow, October 7, 1977series 6.2box 15folder 2
Mind of Man. Reel 2, undatedseries 6.2box 15folder 3
"Power and Public Opinion." Peter Vogt and Assoc., December 9, 1982series 6.2box 15folder 4
"Quality of Life." SPGI, December 22, 1974series 6.2box 15folder 5
Sports Science 1) Heart. 2) Glycogen, undatedseries 6.2box 15folder 6
Thin Edge Folo Up...Guilt, undatedseries 6.2box 15folder 7
Thin Edge. 102. Aggression. The Explosive Emotion., undatedseries 6.2box 15folder 8
Wolf Trap: Sills, Baryshnikov, Dizzy Gillespie, undatedseries 6.2box 15folder 9
Zubin Mehta at the Hollywood Bowl, August 27, 1977series 6.2box 15folder 10

Subseries 6.3: 10" Transcription Discs, undated (8 discs, 8 scripts)

This subseries contains transcriptions of The Killers.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
The Return of The Killers [2 Discs; 2 Scripts], undatedseries 6.3box 16folder 1
The Return of The Killers [2 Discs; 2 Scripts], undatedseries 6.3box 16folder 2
The Return of The Killers [2 Discs; 2 Scripts], undatedseries 6.3box 16folder 3
The Return of The Killers [2 Discs; 2 Scripts], undatedseries 6.3box 16folder 4

Subseries 6.4: 16mm Film, undated (6 reels)

Subseries four contains films of shows such as Mehta and His Music and Les Voleurs de Soleil.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
For: Nicholas Traube, undatedseries 6.4box 17folder 1
Les Voleurs de Soleil. Vi-Bob 1 and 2, undatedseries 6.4box 17folder 2
Mehta and His Music. Protection Print., undatedseries 6.4box 17folder 3
...[?] Nobel Prize. Eduard Deitch., undatedseries 6.4box 17folder 4
Work Print: White House Solar, undatedseries 6.4box 17folder 5

Subseries 6.5: 2" Quad Videotape, undated (1 tape)

This subseries contains a videotape of Ballet Segments.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Ballet [sic] Seg.'s, undatedseries 6.5box 17folder 6

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