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Alvin Boretz papers, 1941-1998

Boretz, Alvin

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  • Format Mixed Materials; Sound Recordings
  • Physical Details
    • 22.4 cubic feet (21 archives boxes and 14 record center cartons)
    • 2 tape recordings, and
    • 29 photographs
  • OCLC ocn173692445
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  • Papers of Alvin Boretz, a freelance writer of radio, television, film, theater, and short stories. The collection contains numerous scripts for produced and unproduced radio dramas, documentaries, and quiz shows; television dramas and specials; films; and live theater. Especially well represented are the radio shows Big Town (CBS), Five Minute Mysteries (NBC), and Voice of America (Broadcasting Board of Governors); the television shows Armstrong Circle Theatre (CBS and NBC), Big Story (NBC), Kraft Television Theatre (NBC), Martin Kane: Private Eye (NBC), The Nurses (CBS), Police Story (CBS), and Treasury Men in Action (NBC); the television movie "Summer is Forever" (CBS Children's Hour, 1970) and the film Brass Target (dir. John Hough, 1978). Some of the files contain related correspondence, research, and notes.


  • Presented by Alvin Boretz, Long Island, New York, 1963-2006.
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