Canadian Commentary Productions fonds

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Canadian Commentary Productions fonds

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  • 1975-1985 (Creation)
    Canadian Commentary Productions

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6.5 cm of textual records
6 videocassette tapes (U-matic, 30 minutes each)
1 contact sheet (black and white) with negatives
1 stamp press

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Canadian Commentary Productions created a 30 minute current affairs panel discussion ("Canadian Commentary"), which was hosted by St. Mary’s University history professors. "Canadian Commentary" ran between 1980-1981, and again between 1984-1985. It was originally produced for Maine Public Broadcast Network television which also aired in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. Discussion topics focused on Canadian, American and International affairs. Panel members included Robert Bollini, George Frederick Young, Wallace Mills, and Burkhard Kiesekamp.

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Fonds contains correspondence covering the promotion and sale of "Canadian Commentary" to stations across Canada and the United States. Also Contains tapes of the program, and their official stamp press.

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Materials were donated by Dr. Wallace Mills, former panel member and Secretary/Treasurer of Canadian Commentary Productions.


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See the George Young fonds (2004.019.1) for additional material on "Canadian Commentary".

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