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Harold Burson collection

Document | Accession Number: 2013.531.1

Typescript and mimeograph texts of the radio scripts authored by Burson, summarizing each day's proceedings of the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg, which were broadcast each evening over the American Forces Network (AFN). According to Burson, most scripts were written in the evening following the day’s trial proceedings and in preparation for a 9:00 p.m. broadcast over AFN. The scripts cover the period between 19 November 1945 and 29 March 1946, and while typically consisting of brief summaries of the day's events in the courtroom, they sometimes also included interviews with figures ranging from courtroom security officers and a prison psychiatrist, to journalist Howard K. Smith or Justice Robert H. Jackson. An accretion of three framed press passes was received in December 2013.

Date
1945-1946  (inclusive)
Language
English
Extent
4 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Harold Burson
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Record last modified: 2017-07-12 14:18:33
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