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yamada (gayle k.) papers
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Oral histories, interviews, and other primary resources relating to yamada's research for a book on women in broadcast journalism and a documentary about Japanese American military intelligence officers during World War II.
gayle k. yamada is a filmmaker and broadcast journalist. She has directed, produced and written programs for public television and radio for over four decades. Yamada's career began in the traffic department of KCBS radio station in San Francisco, where she soon moved to the news department and rose through the ranks. In the early 1980s, yamada was hired as a researcher for "We the People" with Peter Jennings, later becoming the series' associate producer. Her credits also include The Spirit of Taiko, Uncommon Courage: Patriotism and Civil Liberties, Yan Can Cook, Cooking at the Academy, Maxine Hong Kingston: Talking Story, Artwear: The Body Adorned, Czeslaw Milosz: The Poet Remembers, and Julia Morgan: A Life by Design. She is the co-author, with David Hosley, of Hard News: Women in Broadcast Journalism (1986).
8 Linear Feet (5 flat boxes, 5 cartons, 1 card box, 1 manuscript half-box, 1 map folder)
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