Archive for the ‘Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection’ Category

Peabody Decades Screening: Requiem for a Heavyweight

Monday, October 21st, 2013 - Samantha Paul

1950s Movie: Requiem for a Heavyweight October 22, 2013 7:00pm Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium (300 S. Hull Street). Rod Serling might be better known for his work on "The Twilight Zone", but Mr. Serling's talents were not limited to exploring the possible eccentricities of the universe.  Drawing on personal experiences, he also incorporated ...

Peabody Decades Screening: Drop Out, Not Fall Out

Monday, October 7th, 2013 - Samantha Paul

[caption id="attachment_7924" align="alignleft" width="148"] Facts About Fallout, 1955 (306714) [Electronic Record]; Government Publications; Compiled 1861-1992; Documenting the period 1828-1992; Publications of the U.S. Government , 1790-2006, Record Group 287; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD[/caption]1950s Potpourri: America in the 1950s: Drop Out, Not Fall Out October 8, 2013 7:00pm Russell Special ...

Peabody Decades Screening: The Tuskegee Airmen, Sept 24

Monday, September 23rd, 2013 - Amy Watts

The Peabody Decades: 1940s Movie: The Tuskegee Airmen Tuesday, September 24, 2013 7:00 p.m. Location: Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium (300 S. Hull Street) "The Tuskegee Airmen" tells the story of the African-American aviators who overcame racism to become the "Fighting 99th," the first squadron of African-American fighter pilots in World War II. Starring ...

Peabody Decades Screening: “World War II: The Perilous Flight” 12/19

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 - Amy Watts

1940s Matinee: World War II: The Perilous Fight September 19, 2013. 3:00 p.m. Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium (300 S. Hull Street). This documentary (broadcast in England in 2002) uses rare color footage to portray events in the European theater between D-Day (June, 1944) and the War's end in May, 1945. The screening will be ...

Peabody Decades Screenings this semester

Friday, September 13th, 2013 - Amy Watts

"The Peabody Decades" uses the Peabody Awards Collection, the largest broadcasting archives in the Southeast, to tell stories about radio, television, and history. All events will be in the Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium (300 S. Hull Street). September 10, 2013 1940s Potpourri: America in the 1940s: More Than the Home Front "America in the ...

Hotel rooms bugged and documents stolen! – Brown Media Archives Newsfilm Collection

Thursday, August 8th, 2013 - Laura D. Shedenhelm

Think that Watergate was the beginning of Washington break-ins? Think again! Check out this 1958 television clip from the Brown Media Archives Newsfilm Collection related to the Sherman Adams-Bernard Goldfine investigation: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/news/id:wsbn36600

Dick Clark and the payola scandals – Brown Media Archives Newsfilm Collection.

Monday, July 22nd, 2013 - Laura D. Shedenhelm

Dick Clark was called before Congress in 1960 due to allegations of receiving "payola." Here is a statement he made following the first session on April 29, 1960: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/news/id:wsbn36458.

States Rights (1962) – Brown Media Archives Newsfilm collection

Monday, July 15th, 2013 - Laura D. Shedenhelm

The balance between federal and state power is a recurring theme in the American political dialogue as seen in this 1962 clip of HEW Secretary Anthony J. Celebrezze speaking at the National Press Club: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/news/id:wsbn34627

Peabody Summer Screening Series: “Dog Days”

Friday, June 28th, 2013 - Renna Tuten

The Peabody Awards Archive's Summer Fun Friday brown bag screening series continues in July on the theme "Dog Days." Screenings will be from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in Room 268 of the Russell Special Collections Building.  Bring your lunch and enjoy the fun. July 5: Double feature: "Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman" and "Martha ...

Welcome AthFest! Special extra tours of Special Collections this week

Monday, June 17th, 2013 - Renna Tuten

The Russell Building University of Georgia Special Collections Libraries, home to the Brown Media Archives, the Hargrett Library, and the Russell Library are delighted to welcome fans to Athfest 2013.  To celebrate, there will be special free guided tours of the exhibit galleries at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 20th, ...