The Resource Virginia Association of Broadcasters best news operation entry for 1985, (sound recording)

Virginia Association of Broadcasters best news operation entry for 1985, (sound recording)

Label
Virginia Association of Broadcasters best news operation entry for 1985
Title
Virginia Association of Broadcasters best news operation entry for 1985
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This recording contains sound clips of WRVA news coverage of the top stories of 1985 including: the James River Flood in November; the fire at the Southern Railway Warehouse at 13th and Main Streets in Richmond; the Virginia General Assembly; the inmate riot at the Richmond State Penitentiary over the scheduled execution of James Briley; the execution of James Briley; the dedication of Richmond's 6th Street Festival Marketplace; the march against crime and the soaring murder rate in Richmond; the march against apartheid in Washington, D. C.; the election of Gerald Baliles as governor, Doug Wilder as lieutenant governor, and Mary Sue Terry as attorney-general; Chesterfield County's bond referendum proposal; Hurricane Gloria; and the fire at a Southern States Feed Company warehouse at 1st and Maury Streets in Richmond. Also mentions the WRVA News Documentaries focusing on AIDS, teen suicide, and Richmond's political, social, and economic growing pains. Narrated by Tim Timberlake
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 best news operation entry for 1985, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Duration: 15 min., 5 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
1 sound disc
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, March 2004. Burned at 1X.
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001518683
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
ocm56338187
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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