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Project Files, 1977-1981, 1987

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Milton Friedman series, #1-10, draft outline of argument, 1977

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence.
Box/Folder 1 : 2

Friedman proposal, proposal for a series of television programs, Public Broadcasting of Northwest Pennsylvania, Inc., 1977

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Bechtel Foundation, 1977-1980

Scope and Contents note

Includes extensive correspondence with George Shultz.
Box/Folder 1 : 4

FMC Foundation, correspondence, 1977-1980

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, correspondence, 1977-1980

Box/Folder 1 : 6

General Motors Corporation, correspondence, 1977-1980

Box/Folder 1 : 7

General Mills Foundation, correspondence, 1977-1980

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Getty Oil Company, 1977-1980

Box/Folder 1 : 9

W. R. Grace and Company, correspondence, 1977-1980

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Working papers, 1977-1979

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence, Friedman project analysis, working schedule and responsibilities, budget, planning session, TV topics and key ideas, notes of the meetings, proposals and lecture list, and cash flow chart.
Box/Folder 1 : 11

Invoices, expenses, 1980

Box/Folder 1 : 12

Friedman lecture series, 1978

Box/Folder 1 : 13

Friedman TV series and progress report, 1977-1979

Box/Folder 1 : 14

Friedman underwriters, 1979-1981

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Free to Choose, Chicago, remote, 1979

Box/Folder 2 : 2

Planning grants, 1977-1978

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Participation, promotion for rebroadcasts of series, 1980

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Free to Choose, general information

Box/Folder 2 : 5

Videocassette/video disc - guide to the manuals, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 6

Milton Friedman series, winter, 1980 tune-in, media recommendations, 1979

Box/Folder 2 : 7

Friedman program description (titles and key ideas), 1978-1979

Box/Folder 2 : 8

Ohio state award, 1981

Box/Folder 2 : 9

Friedman dinners and luncheons, 1978-1980

Box/Folder 2 : 10

Hallmark Cards, Inc., 1977-1980

Box/Folder 2 : 11

Solicitation, 1977-1979

Box/Folder 2 : 12

Lilly Endowment, Inc., 1977-1981

Box/Folder 2 : 13

John M. Olin Foundation, Inc., 1977-1980

Box/Folder 2 : 14

Pepsico, Inc., 1977-1980

Box/Folder 2 : 15

L. E. Phillips Charities, Inc., 1977-1980

Box/Folder 3 : 1

Reader's Digest, 1978-1980

Box/Folder 3 : 2

Sarah Scaife Foundation, Inc., 1977-1980

Box/Folder 3 : 3

Whittaker Corporation, 1979-1980

Box/Folder 3 : 4

Legal opinions/Friedman materials, 1979

Box/Folder 3 : 5

In-house, employees, and to watch file, 1979-1980

Box/Folder 3 : 6

Friedman study guides, 1978-1980

Box/Folder 3 : 7

Friedman, PBS, 1979-1980

Box/Folder 3 : 8

Penn Communications, Inc., agreement, 1983

Box/Folder 3 : 9

Publicity, 1978-1979

Box/Folder 3 : 10

Free to Choose broadcast dates, 1979-1980

Box/Folder 3 : 11

Non-broadcast distribution, 1978-1979

Box/Folder 3 : 12

Moynahan Landou Communications, public relations approach for WQLN-TV, 1978

Box/Folder 3 : 13

Milton Friedman script, 1987

Box/Folder 3 : 14

Friedman cassette sales, 1978-1981

Box/Folder 3 : 15

Friedman previewers, 1979

Box/Folder 3 : 16

Free to Choose, letters from other PBS stations, 1980

Box/Folder 3 : 17

Friedman contracts, video arts, 1978-1979

Box/Folder 3 : 18

NFIB (National Federation of Independent Business), 1979-1981

Box/Folder 3 : 19

Fundraising/thank you notes, 1981

Box/Folder 3 : 20

Denial of petitions for support with financial assistance, 1981

 

Correspondence, 1977-1981

Box/Folder 4 : 1

A-D

Box/Folder 4 : 2

E-H

Box/Folder 4 : 3

I-L

Box/Folder 4 : 4

M-P

Box/Folder 4 : 5

Q-T

Box/Folder 4 : 6

U-Z

 

Printed Matter, circa 1977-1981

Box/Folder 4 : 7

Viewer's guide

Scope and Contents note

Guide to "ten stimulating television programs in which Milton Friedman, Nobel laureate, economist, and columnist, challenges us with startling facts and thought-provoking ideas, then responds to opposing views, raising brass-tack questions about the future of our free society."
Box/Folder 4 : 8

Instructor's resource guide to Free to Choose, a television series by Milton Friedman

Scope and Contents note

Written by John M. Allen and David G. Armstrong, Center for Education and Research in Free Enterprise, A&M University, Texas.
Box/Folder 4 : 9

Titles and key ideas

Box/Folder 4 : 10

Press releases: individual program descriptions

Box/Folder 4 : 11-12

Discussion leader's resource guide to Free to Choose, a television series by Milton Friedman, programs 1-10

Scope and Contents note

Written by John M. Allen and David G. Armstrong, Center for Education and Research in Free Enterprise, A&M University, Texas.
Box/Folder 5 : 1

Personal statement of Milton Friedman on the series of ten films, programs 1-10

Box/Folder 5 : 2

List of stations airing Free to Choose programs

Scope and Contents note

Includes repeat time.
Box/Folder 5 : 3

Milton Friedman photographs (4 prints)

Box/Folder 5 : 4

Video guide orders

Box/Folder 5 : 5

Ten posters reflecting the theme of the programs

Box/Folder 5 ; 6

Cartoons promoting free market

Box/Folder 5 : 7

Order forms

 

Audiovisual Materials, 1977-1985

On shelf

Milton Friedman Speaks videorecordings, 1977-1978

Scope and Contents note

Milton Friedman Speaks was a series of 15 lectures, with question and answer sessions, given by Friedman between 1977 and 1978 that formed the basis for the Free to Choose television series. Master copies, 27 two-inch videoreels.
 

"Who Protects the Consumer?," lecture 1, Pfizer Corporation, New York City, 1977 September 12

Reel 10

Reel 1

Reel 11

Reel 2, Q&A

 

"Putting Learning Back in the Classroom," lecture 2, Harlem Parents for Vouchers, New York City, 1977 September 15

Reel 14

Reel 1

Reel 15

Reel 2, Q&A

 

"Is Capitalism Humane?," lecture 3, Cornell University, 1977 September 27

Reel 5

Reel 1

Reel 6

Reel 2

Reel 7

Reel 3

 

"Who Protects the Worker?", lecture 4, WQLN-TV, Erie, Pennsylvania, 1977 September 29

Reel 8

Reel 1

Reel 9

Reel 2

 

"What Is America?," lecture 5, University of Chicago, 1977 October 3

Reel 3

Reel 1

Reel 4

Reel 2, Q&A

 

"Myths That Conceal Reality," lecture 6, Utah State University, 1977 October 13

Reel 18

Reel 1

Reel 19

Reel 2

 

"Money and Inflation," lecture 7, University of San Diego/San Diego Chamber of Commerce, 1977 November 7

Reel 23

Reel 1

Reel 24

Reel 2

 

"Is Tax Reform Possible?," lecture 8, Americanism Education League, Pasadena, California, 1978 February 6

Reel 21

Reel 1

Reel 22

Reel 2, Q&A

Scope and Contents note

Tape cut in two at 11:00 minutes.
Reel 25

"The Role of Government in a Free Society," lecture 9, Stanford University, 1978 February 9

 

"The Energy Crisis: A Humane Solution," lecture 10, Bank of America, San Francisco, California, 1978 February 10

Reel 1

Reel 1 (break in tape at 7:38 minutes)

Reel 2

Reel 2, Q&A

 

"What Is Wrong with the Welfare State," lecture 12, University of Rochester, 1978 February 23

Reel 26

Reel 1

Reel 27

Reel 2, Q&A

 

"Free Trade: Producer vs. Consumer," lecture 13, Kansas State University, 1978 April 27

Reel 16

Reel 1

Reel 17

Reel 2, Q&A

 

"Equality and Freedom in the Free Enterprise System," lecture 14, College of William and Mary, Newport News Campus, 1978 May 1

Reel 12

Reel 1

Reel 13

Reel 2, Q&A

Reel 20

"The Economics of Medical Care," lecture 15, Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, Q&A, 1978 May 19

 

Free to Choose (original series), 1980

Scope and Contents note

Each hour-long program consists of a segment of Milton Friedman discussing free market issues in various locations worldwide, followed by a discussion between Friedman and other scholars and experts.
 

Program 1 (#101), "The Power of the Market"

Box/Folder 6 : 1

Transcript

Box 6

VHS videocassette

Box 7

3/4-inch U-matic videocassette

On shelf

16mm motion picture film reel, 1200 ft.

On shelf

One-inch videoreel

 

Program 2 (#102), "The Tyranny of Control"

Box/Folder 6 : 2

Transcript

Box 6

VHS videocassette

Box 7

3/4-inch U-matic videocassette

On shelf

16mm motion picture film reel, 1200 ft.

On shelf

One-inch videoreel

 

Program 3 (#103), "Anatomy of Crisis"

Box/Folder 6 : 3

Transcript

Box 6

VHS videocassette

Box 7

3/4-inch U-matic videocassette

On shelf

16mm motion picture film reel, 1200 ft.

On shelf

One-inch videoreel

Scope and Contents note

Label on videoreel indicates that it consists of two 30-minute shows.
 

Program 4 (#104), "From Cradle to Grave"

Box/Folder 6 : 4

Transcript

Box 6

VHS videocassette

Box 8

3/4-inch U-matic videocassette

On shelf

16mm motion picture film reel, 1200 ft.

On shelf

One-inch videoreel

 

Program 5 (#105), "Created Equal"

Box/Folder 6 : 5

Transcript

Box 6

VHS videocassette

Box 8

3/4-inch U-matic videocassette

On shelf

16mm motion picture film reel, 1200 ft.

On shelf

One-inch videoreel

 

Program 6 (#106), "What's Wrong with Our Schools?"

Box/Folder 6 : 6

Transcript

Box 6

VHS videocassette

Box 8

3/4-inch U-matic videocassette

On shelf

16mm motion picture film reel, 1200 ft.

On shelf

One-inch videoreel

 

Program 7 (#107), "Who Protects the Consumer?"

Box/Folder 6 : 7

Transcript

Box 7

VHS videocassette

Box 8

3/4-inch U-matic videocassette

On shelf

16mm motion picture film reel, 1200 ft.

On shelf

One-inch videoreel

 

Program 8 (#108), "Who Protects the Worker?"

Box/Folder 6 : 8

Transcript

Box 7

VHS videocassette

Box 8

3/4-inch U-matic videocassette

On shelf

16mm motion picture film reel, 1200 ft.

On shelf

One-inch videoreel

Scope and Contents note

Label on videoreel indicates that it consists of one 30-minute show.
 

Program 9 (#109), "How to Cure Inflation"

Box/Folder 6 : 9

Transcript

Box 7

VHS videocassette

Box 8

3/4-inch U-matic videocassette

On shelf

16mm motion picture film reel, 1200 ft.

On shelf

One-inch videoreel

 

Program 10 (#110), "How to Stay Free"

Box/Folder 6 : 10

Transcript

Box 7

VHS videocassette

Box 9

3/4-inch U-matic videocassette

On shelf

16mm motion picture film reel, 2000 ft.

On shelf

One-inch videoreel

Box 9

Sound discs (CDs)

 

Programs 1 and 2 (two copies)

 

Programs 3 and 4 (two copies)

 

Program 5

 

Programs 5 and 6

 

Programs 7 and 8

 

Programs 9 and 10

 

Teacher's guide,

Scope and Contents note

Three units; each unit contains three sound cassettes and three sound and color film strips that furnish the basis for a wide variety of classroom projects.
Box 9

Unit 1, The Line Between Freedom and Equality

Scope and Contents note

Includes "From Cradle to Grave," "Created Equal," and "How to Stay Free."
Box 10

Unit 2, The Free Market and Business Cycles

Scope and Contents note

Includes "The Power of the Market," "Anatomy of Crisis," and "How to Cure Inflation."
Box 10

Unit 3, Protection...or Freedom

Scope and Contents note

Includes "The Tyranny of Control," "Who Protects the Consumer?," and "Who Protects the Worker?"
On shelf

Free to Choose: A Second Look videorecordings, 1985

Scope and Contents note

Consists of the original series documentary segment, followed by a half-hour question and answer session with Milton Friedman and high school students. Edit master copies, 5 one-inch videoreels.
 

"The Power of the Market," 56:37

Scope and Contents note

Label: air master.

Access

Use copy reference number: 80201_v_0002334
 

"The Tyranny of Control," 58:54

 

"Anatomy of Crisis," 58:15

 

"Created Equal," 57:40

 

"How to Cure Inflation," 58:12