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Weaver (Pat) speech collection
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Description
This collection contains binders of typescript speeches by Sylvester "Pat" Weaver, dating from 1949 to 1956. Weaver because NBC's vice-president of television in 1949 and was president of NBC between 1953 and 1955. The speeches cover a variety of topics related to television and radio including programming, color television, and sales and advertising. The speeches were collected by Bee Lavery, who worked as a media publicist for NBC in the late 1940s into the 1960s.
Background
Bee Canterbury Lavery (1926-2018) was a publicist for NBC from the late 1940s to the early 1960s. She graduated from the University of Southern California's School of Journalism in 1948. Lavery later served as Chief of Protocol for Los Angeles in the 1980s.Sylvester Laflin "Pat" Weaver Jr. (1908-2002) was an American broadcasting executive and president of NBC from 1953 to 1955. He became chairman of the board of NBC in 1956, but resigned from the position that same year.
Extent
3.02 Linear Feet 5 boxes
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Finding aid description and metadata are licensed under an Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license.
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