|Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) Collection
The Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) Collection actually contains two collections: complete twenty-four-hour programming
for two full weeks (May 13-26, 1957) from Washington, D.C., affiliate station WTOP; and selected CBS current affairs and news
broadcasts from the 1960s. The CBS material includes press conferences with Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson;
coverage of space flights, civil rights; and sports events; the 1964 Olympics; United Nations Security Council meetings, and
broadcasts on China and Vietnam. Further examination of these broadcasts will yield information pertinent to the history of
The CBS material is indexed by title in the recorded sound catalog supplement. A paper finding aid with general information
about the collection is also available.