Arrogance and Power: The Saga of WOI-TV Appendices
Scope and Content
This collection contains the archival records from 1965-1992 that Harl used and referred to in writing Arrogance and Power: The Saga of WOI-TV. Among the documents are reports, correspondence, flyers, depositions, legal documents and memoranda discussing the sale of WOI-TV, beginning with Harl’s concerns about programming decisions in the 1960s and 1970s and concluding with his final plea for Iowa Governor Branstad to intervene and stop the sale in 1994. The contents are arranged in chronological order and a table of contents is available at the front of each appendix.
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Open for research.
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Arrogance and Power: The Saga of WOI-TV (2001) was written and published by Neil Harl, Iowa State University Distinguished Professor of Economics. In the volume, he refers to archival records that document the controversy surrounding the sale of the television station. He compiled these records into four volumes of appendices.
0.62 Linear Feet (1 document box and 1 half-document box)
Released on 2018-06-25.
- Mental Health Services--Iowa Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Television in education--Iowa--Ames Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Television personalities--Iowa--Ames Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- WOI-TV (Television station : Ames, Iowa)
- Women in television broadcasting--United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- RS 5/6/10. Arrogance and Power: The Saga of WOI-TV Appendices, 2002
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