Bruce Bollerud collection

Contents List

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Video   13
Abrahams, Roger, 1972 August 11

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 29 min., 32 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Roger Abrahams, director of the African and Afro-American Research Institute at the University of Texas-Austin and author of Positively Black, argues the case for ethnic diversity in this interview. He also discusses that the idea of "new ethnicity" is not restricted to black or brown America and he sees a widespread return to old mores inherent in the traditional ethnic value system. Interviewed by WTMJ-TV host Jim Peck.
Video   21
Bentley, Eric, 1972 June 23

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 29 min., 1 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Distinguished drama critic and Bertolt Brecht scholar, Eric Bentley is interviewed by WTMJ-TV host Jim Peck and John B. Fuegi, associate professor of Comparative Literature. Bentley recalls his association with Brecht, the critical and creative aspects of literature, and his interest in writing plays for the theater.
Video   1
Copland, Aaron, 1970 January 30

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 29 min., 11 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Aaron Copland, world renowned for such pieces as Billy the Kid, Appalachian Spring, and his Third Symphony, is interviewed by Professor John Downey of the UWM Department of Music. Copland talks about the various people and musical trends which influenced him, divergent aspects of his own work and future directions in American music.
Video   17
Davis, Ossie, 1972 September 8

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 29 min., 23 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Actor, writer, and director Ossie Davis discusses filmmaking and how African-Americans can and must play a role as not only as actors, but also in technical production so as to ensure the development of films which realistically portray the place of Blacks in contemporary society. Interviewed by Dr. Lionel Barrow and Tejumola Ologeboni.
Video   10
Eisenstaedt, Alfred, 1972 January 24

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 29 min., 56 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Alfred Eisenstaedt was a German photographer and photojournalist who achieved prominence for his work with Life magazine. His photographs won numerous honors, most notably The Family of Man, sponsored by the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Eisenstaedt discusses the course of his career with John Alley, director of UWM Photographic Services, and Ted Rozumalski, photographer for Black Star.
Video   23
Fox, C.P. (Chappie), 1972 July 11

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 28 min., 57 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: C.P. (Chappie) Fox helped establish the Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Wisconsin. Fox is interviewed by Jim Peck, WTMJ-TV host and Dan Dooley, coordinator of the Schlitz Old Milwaukee Days' Circus Parade. Fox talks about his early interest in circus life, his collection of memorabilia, and the planning and development of the Circus World Museum.
Video   29
Frankfort, Ellen, 1972 April 12

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 28 min., 3 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Ellen Frankfort, author of Vaginal Politics and health columnist for the Village Voice, is interviewed by Winifred Ryhn and Claudine Shannon. She discusses health issues and feminist politics.
Video   27
Gillespie, Dizzy, 1972 April 15

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 30 min., 13 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Recognized as one of the leading innovators of bebop in the jazz idiom, and called the "Abraham Lincoln of jazz," Dizzy Gillespie traces the roots of American jazz, describes how he came by his unique-looking trumpet, and tells of his conversion to the Baha'i faith in an interview by WTMJ-TV host Jim Peck and Jon Boggs, assistant professor in the Music Department of UW-Milwaukee.
Video   11
Greco, Jose, 1972 March 27

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 28 min., 26 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Spanish dancer Jose Greco is interviewed by Meredith Watts and Myron Nadel, associate professor in the UWM Department of Dance. Greco recalls his childhood and the life experiences that shaped his career as a dancer and choreographer.
Video   12
Groppi, James, 1972 March 3

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 29 min., 33 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Father James Groppi is interviewed by Meredith Watts, assistant professor in the Department of Political Science of UW-Milwaukee. Groppi describes how his work with inner-city minorities forced him to re-evaluate his role as priest and citizen, how open housing in Milwaukee became a reality, and his plans for the future.
Video   26
Janeway, Elizabeth, 1972 April 19

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 28 min., 12 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Author of The Walsh Girls, Man's World, and Woman's Place, Elizabeth Janeway is interviewed by Milwaukee TV and radio moderator Winifred Ryhn and Claudine Shannon, assistant professor of Community Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Extension. She explores how societal attitudes are shaped and how they have determined the traditional roles of men and women.
Video   20
Johnson, Arte, 1972 July 28

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 29 min., 19 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Comedian Arte Johnson discusses how his characters evolve and gives insights into the relationship between humor and life and its pathos. WTMJ-TV host Jim Peck is the interviewer.
Video   24
Johnson, Dudley, 1972 August 14

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 29 min., 6 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Dr. Dudley Johnson was a prominent surgeon in the field of heart surgery at Milwaukee's St. Luke Hospital. In this interview with Gary Gaper, assistant professor, Department of Urban Affairs at UW-Milwaukee and Dr. Helen Creighton, professor, Department of Nursing at UW-Milwaukee, Johnson makes remarks about the role of medicine and the relationship between disease and living habits.
Video   8
Johnson, S.C., 1972 September 26

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 29 min., 59 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: S.C. Johnson, chair of the board of S.C. Johnson and Son, Inc., discusses progressive, responsible business management in this interview with Jim Peck and Dr. C. Edward Weber.
Video   30
Klein, William, 1972 March 7

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 28 min., 41 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: William Klein, associate professor in the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology at Colorado State University, discusses a multi-slide program designed to teach principles of botany to college students. Klein provides an explanation of applied educational technology in higher education in an interview with Meredith Watts and Professors Ralph Gruenwald and Forest Stearns of UW-Milwaukee.
Video   9
Lovell, James, 1972 May 6

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 28 min., 58 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Milwaukee-born James Lovell played a significant role in the implementation of the United States' space program in its early days. A participant in the Gemini flights and a member of the flight crew on the Apollo 8 and 13 missions, Captain Lovell, at the time of this interview, held the record for time spent in space. Interviewed by WTMJ-TV host Jim Peck, Lovell talks about his feelings during Apollo 13's danger-filled return home from the moon, cites achievements of the space program, and describes future projects.
Video   19
McGee, Frank, 1972 April 5

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 28 min., 38 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Frank McGee was a broadcast journalist and the host of the NBC Today show. In this interview with Meredith Watts, assistant professor in the department of Political Science at UW-Milwaukee and Ruane Hill, UW-Milwaukee professor and department chair of Mass Communication, McGee discusses the role of a news broadcaster, the relationship between government and the news media, and the realities of factual news reportage in the twentieth-century society.
Video   14
Novak, Michael, 1972 August 3

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 29 min., 41 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Michael Novak, at the time of this interview, was an associate professor of philosophy and religious studies at the State University of New York-Westbury and author of The Rise of the Unmeltable Ethnic. Novak believes that the tragedy of the American education system is that it separates people from their roots and creates a schism between the educated and the uneducated. In this interview with WTMJ-TV host Jim Peck, Novak describes what he sees as two major trends on the current American scene: the increasing growth of metropolitan government coupled with a general move toward family and community self-sufficiency.
Video   4
Pelikan, Jaroslav, 1972 February 16

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 29 min., 41 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Jaroslav Pelikan was professor of religious studies at Yale University at the time of this interview. Author of From Luther to Kierkegaard, Obedient Rebels, The Christian Intellectual and Sprit Versus Structure, Pelikan discusses the problem of Christianity as a viable institution in twentieth-century American society. Interviewed by Kenneth G. Hagen, Ted Guzie, S.J., and Meredith Watts.
Perry, Walter, 1972 September 27
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Digital
Physical Description: 1 digital file (28 min., 26 sec.) 
Video   5
Physical
Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 28 min., 26 sec.) 
Video   31
Revel, Jean Francois, 1972 April 11

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 28 min., 24 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Jean Francois Revel, the author of Without Marx or Jesus, has been quoted as saying, "The United States is now a microcosm for all of the problems man faces." In this interview with Meredith Watts, he discusses a new kind of revolution which could produce successful change without violent upheaval.
Video   16
Robertson, Oscar, 1972 May 15

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 29 min., 9 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: NBA basketball player Oscar Robinson talks about issues relating to the African-American athlete, player-owner relations, and how he "quarterbacks" the Milwaukee Bucks in this interview with WTMJ-TV host Jim Peck and UW-Milwaukee Assistant Basketball Coach Larry Riley.
Video   18
Robinson, Jackie, 1971 October 11

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 29 min., 3 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Jackie Robinson, the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball discusses his career, African-American youth, American politics and prison reform. Interviewed by Dr. Lional Barrow and Tejumola Ologeboni.
Video   22
Spiedel, George, 1972 August 21

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 29 min., 44 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: George Spiedel was director of the Milwaukee County Zoo at the time of this interview. Spiedel discusses how he became interested in wild animals, his early jobs in zoo work, and the establishment of the present zoo complex. WTMJ-TV host Jim Peck is the interviewer.
Video   6
Stone, W. Clement, 1972 August 14

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 29 min., 11 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: W. Clement Stone served as chair of the board of Combined Insurance Company of America, and authored of several best-selling, self-help books. Stone describes the "success system that never fails," in an interview with Gary Gappert, assistant professor in the Department of Urban Affairs at UW-Milwaukee.
Video   2
Sukenick, Ronald, 1972 April 24

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 28 min., 48 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Ronald Sukenick is the author of Up, The Death of the Novel, Other Stories, and the experimental novel, Out. In this interview Sukenick discusses the development of his fiction in light of his own experiences. Interviewed by Charles Russell, research specialist for the UW-Milwaukee Center for Twentieth Century Studies.
Theobald, Robert, 1972 August 14
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Physical Description: 1 digital file (28 min., 36 sec.) 
Video   25
Physical
Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 28 min., 36 sec.) 
Video   59
Tobias, Julius, 1972 July 14

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 15 min., 26 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Julius Tobias, noted painter and sculptor, discusses aspects of art as a creative process. Interviewed by WTMJ-TV host Jim Peck and associate professor and chair of the UW-Milwaukee Department of Art, William Smith.
Video   7
Tobias, Sheila, 1972 September 8

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 29 min., 24 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Sheila Tobias, founder of the National Organization of Women (NOW) and a strong influence in the development of women's studies curricula in higher education, provides an overview of the standing of women in contemporary society. Interviewed by Winifred Ryhn and Dr. Lenore Harmon, associate professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, UW-Milwaukee.
Video   28
Vanderbeek, Stan, 1970 August

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 30 min., 21 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Filmmaker Stan Vanderbeek describes his creative process as well as the challenge of utilizing media in the development of nonverbal films. Interviewed by William Smith, associate professor and chair of the UW-Milwaukee Department of Art.
Video   3
Walters, Barbara, 1972 April 4

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Physical Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic; 29 min., 16 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Barbara Walters is interviewed by Milwaukee TV and radio moderator Winifred Ryhn and Dr. Roslyn P. Warren, associate dean in the UWM College of Letters and Science. Walters talks about her life and work.