Harold Bruno Jr. Papers, 1950-2011 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 26/20/160
Volume: 31.5 cubic feet
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Description: Papers of Harold (Hal) Bruno, Jr. (1928-2011) (Journalism, '50) include biographical materials, correspondence, publications, memoranda, speeches, interview transcripts, audiotapes, videotapes, photographs, newspaper clippings, reporters' notebooks and artifacts relating to Bruno's career as a The Chicago American reporter (1954-1960), as a Newsweek Magazine reporter, foreign correspondent, news editor and chief political correspondent (1960-1978), and as a political director, political analyst, Director of Election Coverage and host of the radio show Hal Bruno's Washington at ABC News (1978-1999). Topics covered include Our Lady of the Angels School fire (1958), the Cuban revolution of 1959, the Indian media during the 1950s, the 1960 US presidential election, the Sino-Indian War, the Democratic National Convention violence (1968), the music and career of the country/folk group The Carter Family, media reaction to the Vice-Presidential Debate of 1992 (which Bruno moderated), volunteer firefighting (1950-2004), the Iran contra, and national political campaign coverage (1960-2004).
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