Knox, Ken 1982-03-17

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Ken Knox discusses the broadcasting career of Barnard Hanks.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Ken Knox

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: March 17, 1982

Location: Abilene, Texas

Interviewer: Not given

Length: 24 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Barnard Hanks, Began working at KRBC (1946), Part-time until 1950, Entered Army (1950), Returned to KRBC (1952), Full time, Company sold to Akers family (1953), Construction of television and radio stations, Abilene Reporter-News, World War II, Emphasis, San Angelo Standard-Times, Abilene began to grow, Emphasis, Effects of television news upon small town newspapers, Media competition, Reporter-News (again), Philosophy, Particulars relative to sale of station to Akers, Akers family members in broadcasting, Management of newspaper over the years, Conservativism in Abilene and Lubbock, Lynn Johnson, Larry Fitzgerald, Longevity in news business, Tommi Clack, Characteristics, Phone conversation.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1946-1982

Bulk Dates: 1950-1953

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