Covering the Environment: Front Page or Yesterday's News? (Video recording : 1990)
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2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
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.
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing/listening copies are not currently available. Viewing/listening copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
This accession consists of records which document the contracts Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions had with various vendors in marketing and selling various
Smithsonian video productions. Among the various videos included are "Magnificent Whales," "Inside Hawaiian Volcanoes," "Dream Window: Reflections on the Japanese Garden,"
"Dreams of Flight," "The Smithsonian Guide to Historic America," "Smithsonian World," "Smithsonian Video Collection," "Eastern Europe: Breaking with the Past," and "Penguin
World." Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions staff represented in these records include Andrew B. Ferguson, Theresa H. Antoine, Mark Green, and Felix C. Lowe. Materials
include correspondence, memoranda, contracts, purchase orders, and invoices.