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

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:

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:

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:

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, ...

Saturday performance to celebrate book documenting traditional folk music

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Traditional ballads and fiddle tunes will be heard at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries June 15 to celebrate the recently released “Mary Lomax Ballad Book – America’s Great 21st Century Ballad Singer” by Art Rosenbaum. With ballads and songs they learned from their father who sang for his ...

Peabody Summer Screening Series: Just For Fun

Monday, June 10th, 2013 - Renna Tuten

This summer, the Peabody Awards Archive will host a Friday brown bag screening series. All 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. Just as the Peabody Awards have one criterion (Excellence), so too does ...

UGA Media Archives story to feature on national news tonight (4/30)

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Just got word that coverage of the discovery of  the oldest known film of African-American baseball players will be on both "World News with Diane Sawyer" and "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley." This is after coverage in the New York Times today. The footage was discovered as part of a ...

Georgia well-represented as National Digital Public Library launches

Friday, April 19th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

  An exciting new initiative began today when the Digital Public Library of America launched its first six service and content hubs. The hubs promise to unleash millions of historical, scientific and cultural documents from many of America’s national and state institutions, making them easily searchable as digital records to anyone with an Internet ...