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Inventory of the Firing Line (Television Program) Broadcast Records
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The Firing Line Broadcast Records include videotapes from the Firing Line television show, as well as transcripts, photographs, sound recordings, production materials, episode preparation materials, and other materials. The types of materials available for each program vary. The Episode guide provides a summary and guest list for each episode, as well as the availability of supporting documentation (transcripts, background files, etc.) When applicable, links are provided for purchasing full-length episodes and viewing 5-minute clips of episodes. The availability of special order DVDs is also noted.
With 1,505 installments over 33 years, Firing Line is the longest-running public-affairs show with a single host, William F. Buckley Jr., in television history.
189 manuscript boxes, 218 oversize boxes, 3 card file boxes, 1 motion picture film, 352 linear feet of video tapes (948 linear feet)
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Collection is open for research. The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.