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Journalism lectures project

Repository: Columbia University. Center for Oral History

Collection Description (Extant): The Journalism Lectures Project include the recordings and transcripts of various guest lectures at the Graduate School of Journalism of Columbia University. They occasionally provide firsthand accounts of pivotal events. Such as, Benjamin Fine's account of the integration crisis of Central High School in Little Rock and Harrison Salisbury's description of Nikita Khruscheve's visit to the United States and the "Battle of Coon Rapids" are examples. Other lectures grouped under this heading range from Watson Berry's on New York City journalism in the 1890s to discussions of the role of the news media from the 1950s on.

Digital Status: Unknown

Language: English

Interviewees: A. Ross Barnett, Dean Acheson, Robert Briscoe, Herbert Block, Justin Brooks Atkinson, James Barret Reston, Thurman Wesley Arnold, David F. Schoenbrun, William Allen Rusher, Harrison Evans Salisbury, Samuel Lubell, Walter Lippman, John Vliet Lindsay, John Spiegel, Steven Marcus, Watson Berry, Ted Cott, Norman Cousins, Benjamin Fine, E. Clifton Daniel, Jr., Herbert Raymond Mayes, Lester Markel, Malcolm X, Max Freedman, Henry Geller

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

Black Muslims
Central High School (Little Rock, Ark.)
Civil rights movements--Press coverage
Journalists
Media

Genres:

Interviews
Transcripts

 

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