22.4 cubic feet (21 archives boxes and 14 record center cartons)
2 tape recordings, and
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.