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Browsing items in: KVOS Channel 12 Films

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    • A Professor Looks At His College

    • KVOS-TV (Television station : Bellingham, Wash.);
    • This reel consists of narration superimposed over images of student life at Western Washington State College (later Western Washington University), chosen from over four and a half hours of footage and interviews. Eight faculty members speak...
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    • Alaska Earthquake - The Day After

    • KVOS-TV (Television station : Bellingham, Wash.);
    • Including a brief introductory newscast by reporter Andy Anderson, this reel focuses on the massive destruction wrought on Kodiak City, on Kodiak Island, Alaska, by the 1964 earthquake. The March 27, 1964 quake was then the largest earthquake...
    • Earthquakes -- Alaska -- History -- Sources;
    • Century 21 (Seattle World's Fair)

    • KVOS-TV (Television station : Bellingham, Wash.);
    • Short interviews with director of the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair Gayway about prices and attractions, and Space Needle manager Hoge Sullivan about the Space Needle construction schedule and Space Needle statistics. There is also footage of...
    • Century 21 Exposition (1962 : Seattle, Wash.);
    • Dick Gregory

    • KVOS-TV (Television station : Bellingham, Wash.);
    • Stand-up comic, entertainer, author, nutritionist, and civil rights activist Dick Gregory is interviewed by Andy Anderson. Gregory comments upon a range of topics including the 1965 Watts Riots in Los Angeles, segregation, recent civil rights...
    • African Americans--Civil rights--United States--History--Sources;Civil rights workers--United States--History--Sources
    • Girls, Glitter and Gracie

    • KVOS-TV (Television station : Bellingham, Wash.);
    • Chorus line and cabaret producer and promoter Gracie Hansen is interviewed for twenty minutes. Her show “Gracie Hansen’s Paradise” was a prime adult entertainment attraction at the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair. She discusses her early career, the...
    • Century 21 Exposition (1962 : Seattle, Wash.)--History--Sources
    • Guemes Island - Beginning or End?

    • KVOS-TV (Television station : Bellingham, Wash.);
    • The first of two KVOS Specials, regarding the 1966 attempt by Northwest Aluminum Company to build an Aluminum plant on Guemes Island, one of the San Juan Islands in Washington State, USA. Although favored by Skagit County and then economically...
    • Environmentalism--Washington (State)--History--Sources;
    • Guemes Island - The View From Anacortes

    • KVOS-TV (Television station : Bellingham, Wash.);
    • A press conference by an executive spokesperson from Northwest Aluminum Company. The spokesperson (unidentified) explains choice of Guemes Island as a site for an aluminum plant site, and the company’s plan for development. Northwest Aluminum, a...
    • Aluminum plants--Environmental aspects--Washington (State)--Skagit County--History--Sources
    • If The Bomb Survives, Can We?

    • KVOS-TV (Television station : Bellingham, Wash.);
    • Student anti-nuclear rally in spring 1962 on the campus of Western Washington State College (subsequently Western Washington University). English professor Arthur Hicks delivers a speech in front of the student union building; a march to downtown...
    • Antinuclear movement--Washington (State)--Bellingham--History--Sources; College students--Washington (State)--Bellingham--Political activity--History--Sources
    • Julian Bond Interview

    • KVOS-TV (Television station : Bellingham, Wash.);
    • Georgia State Legislator and Anti Vietnam War activist Julian Bond is interviewed in front of the Old Main building at Western Washington University, by Political Science Department Chairman Manfred Vernon. Julian Bond is introduced by Duayne F....
    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements--United States--History--Sources; Race relations--United States--20th century--History--Sources
    • Operation Cooperation

    • KVOS-TV (Television station : Bellingham, Wash.);
    • This episode is devoted to a ceremony held at the Peace Arch on September 22, 1962, celebrating the civil defense cooperation agreement recently signed between Washington State and British Columbia. Specifically aimed at enhancing cross-border...
    • Cold War--History--Sources; Peace Arch (Blaine, Wash. and White Rock, B.C.)--History--Sources; Civil defense--United States--History--20th century; Civil defense -- Canada--History--20th century
    • The Color of Black

    • KVOS-TV (Television station : Bellingham, Wash.);
    • Civil Rights leader and activist James Farmer is interviewed for the entire episode. Farmer, founding member and head of the Congress of Racial Equality, or CORE, discusses a wide range of issues related to the Civil Rights movement, including...
    • African Americans--Civil rights--United States--History--Sources; Civil rights workers--United States--History--Sources
    • The European Common Market and You

    • KVOS-TV (Television station : Bellingham, Wash.);
    • Politicians from both Washington State and British Columbia are interviewed. They discuss the impact the European Common Market will have on Washington and British Columbia as well as its impact on the United States and Canada as a whole.
    • European Economic Community--History--Sources
    • The Extraordinary Equation of George Van Tassel

    • KVOS-TV (Television station : Bellingham, Wash.);
    • Jack Webster interviews California resident George Van Tassel, who claims to have been visited by aliens on flying saucers that used anti-gravity technology. During the interview Van Tassel discusses the formula for time travel taught to him on a...
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    • The First R

    • KVOS-TV (Television station : Bellingham, Wash.);
    • Dr. Donald Durrell, Professor of Education at Boston University and nationally recognized authority on the teaching of reading, is interviewed by Dr. James L. Jarrett, President of Western Washington State College (later Western Washington...
    • Reading (Elementary)--History--Sources
    • The Key To The College Door

    • KVOS-TV (Television station : Bellingham, Wash.);
    • Interviews with Western Washington State College (which would later become Western Washington University) administrators about college-related issues. Speakers and interviewees include James L. Jarrett (President) and C.W. "Bill" MacDonald (Dean...
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    • The Race for Washington

    • KVOS-TV (Television station : Bellingham, Wash.);
    • Four politicians are interviewed prior to the 1962 senatorial and congressional election: incumbent senator Warren G Magnuson (Democrat) and his opponent Richard Christiansen (Republican) as well as incumbent representative Alfred Westland...
    • Politicians--Washington (State)--History--Sources;Political campaigns--Washington (State)--History--Sources
    • The Road To Redress

    • KVOS-TV (Television station : Bellingham, Wash.);
    • A Bellingham peace protest march against the Vietnam War is captured. Protesters carry signs and placards against the war, featuring slogans such as “Negotiation Not Napalm.” More attention is devoted on this reel to the much smaller group of...
    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements--Washington (State)--Bellingham
    • Western's Fourth R.

    • KVOS-TV (Television station : Bellingham, Wash.)
    • A profile of Western Washington University faculty members and their research. The first four minutes are silent, and feature Professor Gerald Kraft and students conducting field experiments from a boat. After that a series of professors explain...
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