Scope and Content Note: The Telenews Collection consists of approximately 720 reels of 16mm black and white newsfilm dating from c. 1961 to c. 1964, the bulk of which is from 1962. Representative stories concern the space program, the Cold War, the Kennedys, Dean Rusk, Congressional hearings, De Gaulle, Vietnam, and Telstar. These clips are currently untransferred but can be made available for viewing upon request.
Biographical Note: Telenews was a New York-based service which distributed one- to three-minute long newsreel film clips of global events of the day to television stations for their use. For more information, please see Michael Aronson, Jennifer Aronson, and Nathan Aronson, Jr.'s article, "Family History, Film History: Dad & the Telenews Theatre Corporation," in Film History, 19:1 (2007).
Extent: 750 film reels : si. and sd., b&w ; 16 mm.