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Catch 44; CPB Award Compilation Tape (1971)


Awards Tape: 1999 MAPC Preservation Master

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Catch 44
CPB Award Compilation Tape (1971)
Series Description

Community access format on WGBX, Channel 44. Local non-profit groups given technical assistance to produce their own half-hour television production. Entertainment, interviews. Series release date: 1971

Program Description

Compilation tape made for submission to CPB for an award Catch 44 was to receive. Features a narrative voiceover explaining the series to those unfamiliar with it. The nine minute overview segment contains opening segment clips from several Catch 44 episodes to illustrate the diversity of guests and topics. Later in the tape, the Catch 44 program featuring Gamblers Anonymous is presented in its entirety as an representative program sample from the series. 1971.



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Chicago: “Catch 44; CPB Award Compilation Tape (1971),” 01/21/1971, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 19, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B6EEB2FAC0DD41A88B9AF5EEDDA8553E.
MLA: “Catch 44; CPB Award Compilation Tape (1971).” 01/21/1971. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 19, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B6EEB2FAC0DD41A88B9AF5EEDDA8553E>.
APA: Catch 44; CPB Award Compilation Tape (1971). Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B6EEB2FAC0DD41A88B9AF5EEDDA8553E
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