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Archives of Iowa Broadcasting: Brian Allen Video Collection

AIB establishes and maintains a permanent collection of materials relating to the history, development and contribution of radio and television in Iowa.

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Archives of Iowa Broadcasting

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Brian Allen Video Collection

Preface

The purpose of the Archives of Iowa Broadcasting is to establish and maintain a permanent collection of materials relating to the history, development and contribution of radio and television in Iowa.

The Archives is committed to providing access to holdings. However, access to some items may be restricted by their fragile condition or by contractual agreement with the donors. Due to the complexity and variety of audiovisual formats, most items will need to be digitally duplicated or transferred before access can be provided.

 

Introduction

Abstract: Audiovisual materials, ca. 1978-2006. Includes VHS recordings of Iowa (Des Moines) television stations, WHO and KCAU, as well as national programs like CBS News, Today, and Laugh-In. Iowa programs are mostly news coverage, such as nightly news, but also include election coverage in 1978 and 1980.

 

Scope and Content Note

Extent: 11 items.

Physical Description: Videotapes (VHS).

Dates: ca. 1978 – 2006.

Subjects: Election coverage, Katie Couric, Laugh-in, Today Show, Dave Nixon, Phil Thomas, Tom Peterson, WHO-TV, KCAU-TV.

Related Material: None.

 

Administrative Information

Restrictions: Copyright belongs to station that originally broadcast material.

Preferred Citation: [item title/description], [date]; Brian Allen Video Collection, Archives of Iowa Broadcasting, Waverly, Iowa.

Acquisition Information: Donation, provenance unknown.

Processing Information: Processing completed by GC and AMM on 9/14/2018.

 

Biographical Sketch

History: Brian Allen is a long time Iowa journalist, in both the print and broadcast industries, primarily in the Des Moines market. He has worked for stations including WHO Radio and Television, KSFY-TV, KASI-AM (Ames), KCAU-TV (Sioux City), and KGAN-TV (Cedar Rapids). He has won numerous awards from the Iowa Broadcasters Association, the Iowa Broadcast News Association, and the Radio-Television News Directors’ Association in his 20 years in the industry.

Bibliography: http://www.ksfy.com/content/bios/274110491.html (Accessed 9/14/2018).

 

Series Description

1. Broadcast Recordings:

  • Audiovisual materials, ca. 1978-2006. Includes VHS recordings of Iowa (Des Moines) television stations, WHO and KCAU, as well as national programs like CBS News, Today, and Laugh-In. Iowa programs are mostly news coverage, such as nightly news, but also include election coverage in 1978 and 1980.
  • 11 items.

Container Listing

Format

Content

Date

VHS

1980 election WHO-TV

1980

VHS

Couric’s first CBS News at 6

9/5/2006

VHS

1978 Election with Dave Nixon and Phil Thomas, WHO-TV

1978

VHS

Unlabeled

 

VHS

WHO-TV 6pm early 90s/ KCAU Tom Peterson dies 1/94

1/1994

VHS

Live @ 5; NewsCenter 13 various

2/1991

VHS

Beat the Bear finale

12/1992

VHS

WHO News late 70s/early 80s

 

VHS

WHO dub 2

 

VHS

Today 40th/WHO News/KNBC News

 

VHS

Laugh-In 25th Anniversary

 

 

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