Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
This accession consists of audio and videotapes created during the production of "Covering the Environment: Front Page or Yesterday's News?" This 30 minute video was created for an Earth Day conference in April 1990, held in Washington, D.C., to encourage new strategies in reporting critical environmental stories in the news. It was only distributed to media professionals. The video was based on discussions at a meeting about the global environment, held in September 1989. Materials include shoot tapes on 3/4" U-matic and Super VHS; narration and audio mix on 1/4" tape; four- and eight-track magnetic tape, and audio recordings of the September meeting and Earth Day conference on audio cassette.
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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Earth Day
- Environmental education
- Video recordings -- Production and direction
- Documentary videos
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-253, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions