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Guide to the Kenneth William Hirsch papers, 1949-2002 [Bulk: 1956-1996]
MSS 1985/04  
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Contains teaching and research files of Kenneth William Hirsch, a professor of Communication Studies at Sacramento State who focused heavily on the effects of TV violence on children. In addition, it includes reports and hearings pertaining to the California Commission on Crime Control and Violence Prevention during the early 1980s.
Kenneth William Hirsch was born on June 15, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois and later grew up in Highland Park, Illinois. After graduating from high school in 1950, he served in the U.S. Army where he was stationed in Europe during the Korean War. After coming home, he pursued his interest in broadcasting and attended the NBC-KPIX-Stanford Summer Radio-Television Institute in 1953. By 1960, Hirsch graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech/Broadcasting and Film and later received a Master of Arts in 1965. In 1969, he received his Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Oregon.
12.0 Linear feet (8 record cartons & 1 oversize box)
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