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Summary Information

Title: Dick Thornburgh Papers, Series XX. Audio Recordings
Collection Number: AIS.1998.30.20
Creator: Thornburgh, Dick, 1932-

Collection Dates: 1976-1993
Extent: 547.0 items

Language: English

The Dick Thornburgh audio collection, consists of 547 audio tapes, with 9 hours from 31 items online here. The content of the collection of tapes is extensive and highly varied, from the conflicts and excitement of campaigns to press conferences and speeches related to the nuclear accident at Three Mile Island (TMI). There are numerous press interviews with particularly challenging questions and answers regarding virtually all the significant issues and accomplishments of Thornburgh's career. The earliest audio is the swearing in ceremony of Lieutenant Governor Scranton in January 1979, and the latest a 1993 BBC interview regarding Thornburgh's year as Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations. Digital reproductions of portions of the collection are available online.