The Resource Virginia Association of Broadcasters award competition entries, (sound recording)

Virginia Association of Broadcasters award competition entries, (sound recording)

Label
Virginia Association of Broadcasters award competition entries, 1991
Title
Virginia Association of Broadcasters award competition entries
Inclusive dates
1991
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Various entries by WRVA in the 1991 Virginia Association of Broadcasters award competition. WRVA-596 includes a story entitled "Chuck Robb's Year of Discontent," which chronicles the drug use and adultry charges against U.S. Senator Charles S. Robb while he was Governor of Virginia. There are also clips concerning the controversy between him and L. Douglas Wilder, and the alleged taping of telephone conversations of Wilder by Robb, and subsequent investigations. There are interviews with various individuals concerning Robb's behavior, including author Billy A. Franklin and Larry Sabato. The second segment concerns WRVA's sports coverage, including clips of call-in programs, commentaries, and coverage of NASCAR races, the Tour du Pont bicycle race, Richmond Newspapers marathon, and the Virginia state motorcycle championship. The final segment includes stories on the station's Gulf War coverage, General Assembly debate on the state budget and redistricting, weather and storm coverage, the pardon of Joe Jerantano by Gov. Wilder, Wilder's presidential bid, anti-abortion demonstrations, local elections for county supervisors, and an investigation of Richmond's ambulance service business
  • WRVA-597 contains a segment on the abduction and murder of 10-year-old Charity Powers in Chesterfield County on 6 October 1990, including clips on her initial disappearance and the search for her body, the discovery of her remains, the arrest of Everett Lee Mueller, coverage of the Powers funeral, and Mueller's trial, guilty verdict, and his death sentence. Mueller was executed on 16 September 1991. There is also a segment on a hostage situation that occurred in Amelia County, when a 16-year-old youth from Cumberland County held numerous people captive in a store. There are clips covering negotiations between the suspect and police, comments by released hostages, and reports on who the suspect is and his motive
Member of
Action
Described
Cataloging source
VIC
Format of music
not applicable
Funding information
Reformatting was funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission
Literary text for sound recordings
reporting
Label
Virginia Association of Broadcasters award competition entries, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Duration: 1 hr., 18 min., 46 sec
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  • The Library of Virginia
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
2 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Note
  • Preservation CD was created using a Disc Makers ReflexPro4 CD by LVA, August 2004. Burned at 32X.
  • Reference CD was created using a Tascam CDRW 5000 by the Cutting Corporation, February 2004. Burned at 1X.
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001518428
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
ocm56219692
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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