Gaylord Nelson Papers, 1954-2006 (bulk 1963-1980)

 
Contents List
Container Title
Audio 1499A
Series: Audio Recordings
Aspin radio spots
1499A/7
60-second spots, 1967
1499A/1
Combined radio spots, 1971-1972
Scope and Content Note: The brief radio spots on this 7-inch reel were spliced together by WHS staff from separate small reels. They are listed in playback order.
  • Wasteful spending spots (2)
  • Joint Economic Development Committee (Racine and Kenosha)
  • People complimenting Aspin
  • Racine
  • Janesville
  • Beloit
  • Responsiveness
  • Availability
  • Thanking staff and military record discussion
  • Aspin for Congress #17
  • Voting record
  • Time effective
  • Opponents
  • Efficient use of time
  • Pending ombudsman legislation
  • Closing of Tax loopholes
  • School funding and property taxes
  • Defense budget, 1972 February 16
  • Telephone privacy bill, 1971 February 21
  • Restored honor of Harry Fleming
  • Racine
  • Aspin's lack of negative ads
  • Spot 51: Sticks to issues and does not mudsling
  • Racine
  • Spot 30: Transportation legislation
1499A/2
Combined radio spots, 1972
Scope and Content Note: The brief radio spots on this 7-inch reel were spliced together by WHS staff from separate small reels. They are listed in playback order.
  • Helps the elderly in Kenosha
  • Local Racine and Kenosha development committees
  • EDA and ODAP
  • Procedure
  • A humble man
  • Warm personality
  • Speaking with constituents
  • Public hearing for federal funds, 1972
  • Need for environmental impact studies prior to development
  • Fighting state government corruption
  • Bureaucratic red tape
  • Acts on behalf of constituents
  • Helpful and optimistic
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Combined radio spots: 1, 3-6, 12-16, 1972
Scope and Content Note: The brief radio spots on this 7-inch reel were spliced together by WHS staff from separate small reels. They are listed in playback order.
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Spots, 1972, 1974
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Combined spots, 1974
Scope and Content Note: The brief radio spots on this 7-inch reel were spliced together by WHS staff from separate small reels. They are listed in playback order.
  • Constituent aid
  • Government agencies
  • Military experience
  • Defense department experience
  • Watchdog on defense spending
  • Competing levels of legality
  • Defense budget efficiency
  • Often visits home districts
  • Remembers constituents
  • Underdog
  • Honesty
  • Kenosha County Fair
  • Parade encounter
  • Rising prices
  • A good man
  • Public housing
  • Pigeon poop
  • Elderly
  • Fine man
  • Racine
1499A/6
Combined 1976 spots
Scope and Content Note: The brief radio spots on this 7-inch reel were spliced together by WHS staff from separate small reels. They are listed in playback order.
  • What I like about Les
  • Honesty
  • Rising store prices
  • Kenosha
  • Les Aspin does more
  • Cutting waste
1499A/8
Spot 204: Defense Quiz; Spot 205: Courage, 1980 October 8-20
1499A/14
The Campaign Group, 60-second spots, 1984 October 12
1499A/26
Rock County candidates' ads, 1986
1499A/9
Combined radio spots, undated
Scope and Content Note: The brief radio spots on this 7-inch reel were spliced together by WHS staff from separate small reels. They are listed in playback order.
  • Experience
  • Military spending and Environmental impacts, 60 Seconds
  • Economists know how to trim the budget, 60 Seconds
  • One vote can make a difference, 30 Seconds
  • Pollution spending and environmental concerns, 60 Seconds
  • Not special interest based, 30 Seconds
  • Beloit, 60 Seconds
  • Opposition to trickledown economics, 60 Seconds
  • Campus violence and Freedom of speech, 30 Seconds
  • Highly qualified, 30 Seconds
  • Critique of competition, 60 Seconds
  • Need for economists in the budget
  • Senior citizen concerns, 30 Seconds
  • Changes in Kenosha, 60 Seconds
  • Integrity, 60 Seconds
  • Shadowberg and Law and order, 30 Seconds
  • Knows how to make spending decisions, 30 Seconds
  • Time for change, 30 Seconds
  • Shadowberg and Aspin, 30 Seconds
  • Unfulfilled campaign promises, 60 Seconds
  • Root of the crime, 30 Seconds
  • Shadowberg against the environment and development, 30 Seconds
  • Are you going to vote for Aspin?
  • Reduce military spending, reallocate domestic funds
  • Aspin for 1st Wisconsin District
  • Housewives and mothers
  • Housewife confidence
  • Interest rates
  • Different Careers
  • Transfer of funds to domestic concerns
  • Academic qualifications
  • Taxpayer revolt on spending
  • Taxes need to be raised on the wealthy
  • The elderly and fixed income
  • Honest and sound
1499A/10
Racine urban renewal and transportation issues
1499A/11
Combined radio spots, undated
Scope and Content Note: The brief radio spots on this 7-inch reel were spliced together by WHS staff from separate small reels. They are listed in playback order.
  • Inflation problems and solutions
  • Increased military efficiency and lowered spending
  • Broaden state services
  • Cut pork spending
  • Listening to constituent concerns
  • Fast response times
  • Updates on progress
  • Enjoys connecting with constituents
1499A/12
Combined radio spots, undated
Scope and Content Note: The brief radio spots on this 7-inch reel were spliced together by WHS staff from separate small reels. They are listed in playback order.
  • Brochure compliments
  • Sincere responses to issues
  • Helps constituents apply for federal funding
  • Role of the representative
  • Availability
  • Friendly with constituents
  • Good public speaker
  • Involved in local and state politics
  • Moral support, Consistent voting record
  • Economic and defense expert
  • Well educated
1499A/13
Combined radio spots, undated
Scope and Content Note: The brief radio spots on this 7-inch reel were spliced together by WHS staff from separate small reels. They are listed in playback order.
  • Ethnic pride
  • Sports chat
  • Financial aid and loans
  • No Congressional security
  • Shadowberg
  • Good products but too much advertising
Contemporaries' radio spots
1499A/15
Backus Spot #4, 1975 March 28
1499A/16
Bill Petrie spots, undated
Scope and Content Note: The spots are listed in playback order.
  • 601-604 (Negative Aspin spots)
  • 301 (Petrie facts)
  • 302 (1st Wisconsin District)
  • 303 (Inflation v. unemployment)
  • 304 (Working for a living)
Interviews
1499A/17
Part (1/9), Racine, 1978 August 17
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Part (2/9), Kenosha and defense spending, 1978 August 21
1499A/19
Part (3/9), Janesville, 1978 August 29
1499A/20
Part (4/9), Beloit, 1978 August 30
1499A/21
Part (5/9), Elkhorn, Walworth County, 1978 August 31
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Part (6/9), Walworth County Fair, 1978 September 3
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Part (7/9), Walworth County Fair, 1978 September 4
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Part (8/9), Racine, 1978 September 7
1499A/25
Part (9/9), Kenosha, 1978 September 7
Other material
Arrangement of the Materials: Chronological.
1499A/27
ABC's Good Morning America, regarding pensions, 1976 November
1499A/28
Intros, outros, tags, 1978 July 18
1499A/29
Candidates' forum, 1980 August 21
1499A/30-33
Face the Nation, 1985 September 15
Physical Description: 4 tapes 
Note: These tapes may not all be part of this series.
1499A/34
Gramm Rudman's impact on defense budget, 1985 November 15
1499A/35
Cloutis, Fair Share, workshop, 1986
1499A/36
Congressional Iran-Contra Hearings, presented by National Public Radio (NPR), 1987? July 14
1499A/37
Department of Defense contract awards, 1987 October 19-26
1499A/38
Radio program, 1991 November 9
1499A/39
Mon Charlie policy forum, 1992 June 22
1499A/40
Beloit burden sharing, 1992 October 5
1499A/41
Kenosha, 1992 October 6
1499A/42
Workers, 1992 October 12
1499A/43
Buy American, 1992 October 20
1499A/44
Admiral Crowe, 1992 October 22
1499A/45
Secretary of Defense Aspin with Art Pine, Los Angeles Times, 1994 February 5
1499A/46-47
“National Security: Politics, Press and Personalities,” Carlson lecture, 1994 April 28
1499A/48
Bert Gelman
1499A/49
Kenosha
1499A/50
Colonel Fleming, undated
1499A/51
Aspin saying hello to different people, undated
1499A/52
House of Representatives floor, undated
1499A/53
Junior League of Racine debate, undated