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Finding Aid of KNXT Channel 2 press releases

Finding aid prepared by Katie Richardson and Boriana Boyanova, June 2010

The processing of this collection and the creation of this finding aid was funded by the generous support of the Council on Library and Information Resources.

Summary Information

Repository
USC Libraries Special Collections
Creator
CBS Radio Network.
Creator
KNX (Radio station : Los Angeles, Calif.).
Creator
KNXT (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.).
Title
KNXT Channel 2 press releases
Collection no.
0232
Date [inclusive]
1961-1962
Extent
3.0 Linear feet, 3 boxes
Language
English
Abstract
The collection includes press releases from 1961 to 1962.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], KNXT Channel 2 press releases, Collection no. 0232, Regional History Collections, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

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Historical note

KNXT, channel 2, was a television station that was owned-and-operated by the CBS Television Network located in Los Angeles, California. The station name later changed to KCBS.

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Scope and Content

The collection includes press releases from 1961 to 1962.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

USC Libraries Special Collections
June 2010
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
213-740-5900
specol@usc.edu

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access. Consult finding aid for additional information.

Conditions Governing Use

The collection contains published articles; researchers are reminded of the copyright restrictions imposed by publishers on reusing their articles and parts of books. It is the responsibility of researchers to acquire permission from publishers when reusing such materials. The copyright to unpublished materials belongs to the heirs of the writers. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • CBS Radio Network. -- Archives
  • KNX (Radio station : Los Angeles, Calif.). -- Archives
  • KNXT (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.). -- Archives

Genre(s)

  • Press releases

Subject(s)

  • Radio stations--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources
  • Television stations--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources

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Collection Inventory

Series 1:  KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio Press Releases 1960s 

Scope and Content

The KNXT Channel 2 press releases are arranged in chronological order and contain a variety of material concerning KNXT Channel 2 television and KNX-CBS radio network, from March 1961 to May 1962. The Channel 2 press releases feature information about programming on the network, including exclusive feature film listings and guests for regularly scheduled programming, introduction of new features and programming, program summaries, TV correction logs, biographies of then-famous television personalities, and general trade news concerning the station. Every genre of television media is covered, from sports news to round table political discussions to dramatic movies. Included in the press releases is a listing of feature films on KNXT Channel 2 including "Phantom Submarine," "Just Around the Corner," "Task Force," "Three Smart Girls," and the premier of a comedy program entitled "I Was a Male War Bride."

The KNX-CBS radio network press releases are similar in nature, including announcements of special guests and speakers, special event coverage, news programming, as well as the occasional summary of memorable quotes from prior broadcasts. A variety of radio programming is covered, including but not limited to, guest speakers on regularly scheduled radio shows, special broadcasts of sports, orchestral music, and religious broadcasts, dramatic readings, and musicals sung on radio. Included in the radio press releases is an announcement of an exclusive radio broadcast of the 1962 Kentucky Derby and summaries of "Gunsmoke".

Box Folder

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2 1961 March 27-30 

1 1

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2 1961 April 3-6 

1 2

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2 1961 April 7-11 

1 3

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 April 12-13 

1 4

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 April 17-18 

1 5

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 April 19-20 

1 6

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 April 24-25 

1 7

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 April 26-27 

1 8

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 May 1-2 

1 9

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 May 3-5 

1 10

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 May 8-9 

1 11

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 May 10-12 

1 12

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 May 15-16 

1 13

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 May 17-19 

1 14

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 May 22 

1 15

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 May 23-24 

1 16

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 May 25-26 

1 17

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 May 29-31 

1 18

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 June 1-2 

1 19

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 June 5-7 

1 20

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 June 8-9 

1 21

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 12-13 

1 22

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 June 14-16 

1 23

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 June 19-21 

1 24

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 June 22-23 

1 25

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 June 26-27 

1 26

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 June 28-30 

1 27

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 July 5-7 

1 28

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 July 10-12 

1 29

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 July 13 

1 30

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 July 17-20 

1 31

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 July 24-27 

1 32

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 July 31 

1 33

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 August 1-2 

1 34

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 Augugust 3-4 

1 35

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 August 7-9 

1 36

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 August 10-11 

1 37

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 August 14-16 

1 38

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 August 17-18 

1 39

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 August 21-23 

1 40

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 August 24-25 

1 41

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 August 28-31 

1 42

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 September 1-7 

1 43

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 September 8-12 

1 44

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 September 13-14 

1 45

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 September 18-21 

1 46

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 September 22-26 

1 47

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 September 27-29 

2 1

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 October 2-5 

2 2

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 October 9-13 

2 3

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 October 16-19 

2 4

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 October 20-24 

2 5

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 October 25-26 

2 6

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 October 30-31 

2 7

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 November 2 

2 8

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 November 6-8 

2 9

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 November 9-13 

2 10

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 November 14-16 

2 11

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 November 20-22 

2 12

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 November 27-28 

2 12

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 November 29-30 

2 13

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 December 4-7 

2 14

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 December 8-11 

2 15

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 December 12-14 

2 16

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 December 18-20 

2 17

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 December 21-26 

2 18

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1961 December 27-29 

2 19

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1962 January 2-5 

2 20

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1962 January 8-11 

2 21

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1962 January 12-17 

2 22

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1962 January 18-23 

2 23

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1962 January 24-29 

2 24

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1962 January 30-31 

2 25

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1962 February 1-7 

2 26

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1962 February 8-13 

2 27

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1962 February 14-19 

2 28

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1962 February 20-26 

2 29

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1962 February 27-28 

2 30

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1962 March 1-12 

2 31

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1962 March 13-26 

2 32

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1962 March 27-30 

2 33

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1962 April 2-11 

2 34

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1962 April 13-27 

2 35

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1962 May 1-11 

2 36

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1962 May 15-22 

2 37

 Press Releases - KNXT Channel 2/CBS Radio 1962 May 24-31 

2 38

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Series 2:  KABC Radio News Press Releases 

Scope and Content

The KABC Radio News press releases are arranged in chronological order and contain press releases concerning the aforementioned radio station from May 1961 to June 1962. A variety of programming is covered in the press releases, from on-air contests such as the "Talk Your Way to Mexico" contest in which listeners were invited to submit clips of amateur conversation radio skills for a chance to win a trip for a two-week Mexican vacation to the station's special coverage of victim of multiple sclerosis, which included an on-air interview of Peggy Bales, named MS Woman of the Year in 1960. There is also coverage of a variety of KABC Radio's on-air personalities, including Pamela Mason, with one press release detailing a week-long schedule in which Ms. Mason aired her qualms about typical favorite vacation spots, including Palm Springs and San Francisco.

Box Folder

 Press Releases - KABC Radio News 1961 May 22-June 12 

2 39

 Press Releases - KABC Radio News 1961 June 18-29 

2 40

 Press Releases - KABC Radio News 1961 July 3-13 

2 41

 Press Releases - KABC Radio News 1961 July 17-27 

2 42

 Press Releases - KABC Radio News 1961 July 31-Aug 9 

2 43

 Press Releases - KABC Radio News 1961 Aug 10-21 

3 1

 Press Releases - KABC Radio News 1961 Aug 24-Sep 5 

3 2

 Press Releases - KABC Radio News 1961 Sep 7-21 

3 3

 Press Releases - KABC Radio News 1961 September 25-October 5 

3 4

 Press Releases - KABC Radio News 1961 October 9-18 

3 5

 Press Releases - KABC Radio News 1961 October 19-30 

3 6

 Press Releases - KABC Radio News 1961 November 1-13 

3 7

 Press Releases - KABC Radio News 1961 November 16-27 

3 8

 Press Releases - KABC Radio News 1961 November 28-December 7 

3 9

 Press Releases - KABC Radio News 1961 December 11-22 

3 10

 Press Releases - KABC Radio News 1961 December 24-1962 January 4 

3 11

 Press Releases - KABC Radio News 1962 January 8-17 

3 12

 Press Releases - KABC Radio News 1962 January 22-February 1 

3 13

 Press Releases - KABC Radio News 1962 February 5-15 

3 14

 Press Releases - KABC Radio News 1962 February 19-March 5 

3 15

 Press Releases - KABC Radio News 1962 March 7-15 

3 16

 Press Releases - KABC Radio News 1962 March 19-April 2 

3 17

 Press Releases - KABC Radio News 1962 April 3-16 

3 18

 Press Releases - KABC Radio News 1962 April 19-May 3 

3 19

 Press Releases - KABC Radio News 1962 May 7-21 

3 20

 Press Releases - KABC Radio News 1962 May 22-31 

3 21

 Press Releases - KABC Radio News 1962 June 4 

3 22

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