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17 audio discs containing radio programs, auditions, and promotional spots

ca. 700 1/4 inch audio reels, primarily episodes of the radio program "Leonard's Losers." Each season of the show featured a College series and a Pro series. The Collection contains complete or near-complete runs of the series from 1974-1991 with some years missing or incomplete. It also includes recorded commercials, several recordings of Leonard Postero voicing his creations "Percy Peabody" and "Leonard Postosties," as well as interviews with significant figures from the world of sports including Jim Koger and Fran Tarkenton.
Also contains the undated radio series "A Moment in American History" with Patrick Shannon, 100 episodes on 9 reels.

Interviews with writers Wilma Dykeman (1920-2006) and newspaper editor Nancy Smith of Tallahassee, Florida.

Recordings of interviews conducted as part of research for Greene's books: Praying for Sheetrock (1991), politics and civil rights in McIntosh County (Ga.); Last Man Out (1996), a mine disaster in Springhill, Nova Scotia; The Temple Bombing (2003), the bombing of a synagogue in Atlanta in 1958; There is No Me Without You (2006), AIDS and orphans in Ethiopia; and No Biking in the House Without a Helmet (2011), a humorous look at life with nine children.

The 38 cassette tapes in this collection hold keynote addresses of authors and illustrators who spoke at the University of Georgia’s Children’s Literature Conference/Georgia Conference on Children’s Literature between 1974-1993. These addresses include speeches from well known award winning authors and illustrators including but not limited to Robert Burch, Doris B. Smith, Tomie dePaola, Jane Yolen, Stephen Kellog, and Lois Lowry.

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