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1) 1509.0001_INSP3/4
38 min.; Sound; Color
2) 1509.0001_VHS
VHS
3) 1509.0001_IN3/4
3/4inch-video; Unknown; Color
4) nhf-1509_0001 Part 2-Apple ProRes 422.mov
0:09:15;01
5) nhf-1509_0001 Part 1-Apple ProRes 422.mov
0:59:15;08
"James Russell Wiggins" with Charles Kuralt, CBS, January 22, 1982, aired, and out-takes.
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Identifier
1509.0001
Date(s)
1982
Abstract
NHF Tape 1. 'Charles Kuralt, CBS, Wiggins Show, Takes, Jan 22 1982, Edited and Unedited'
Viewing Notes
The 60 minutes of video has three parts. Part I: 1:00 is the broadcast version of a Charles Kuralt piece as aired and includes soundbite from a resident of Maine describing why James Russell Wiggins will never be a true Mainer (he wasn't born here, so he'll never make it); 1:30 and a quote of respect from President Lyndon B. Johnson; These are both repeated in Part 2 at about 12:00 into the video; 2:00-4:00 There are also extensive soundbites from Wiggins about his philosophies of politics and human nature early in the piece; 5:30 How he became known as the Lion of Ellsworth for his editorials; 6:30 There is discussion of his efforts to fight the Teamsters Union; 8:00 His self-mockery and love of sailing -- "Publisher goes aground" and "The Amity"; 9:00 There is a voice-over of Wiggins reading one of his poems while he drives through the Maine countryside on a wintry day. Part 2 begins at about 10:30. It is much the same with a few additions of more local residents soundbites; Part 3 begins at about 20:00 with presses running, a Goss Community, and the day's edition headlined "Black Hawk Mine Now Up for Sale"; 26:00 Wiggins is in a news meeting with his staff; "Blind in one and can't see out of the other"; 38:00 Wiggins at his typewriter with staff around him; 41:00 Wiggins goes to lunch at the nearby coffee shop; 46:00 Wiggins stops in at Beals and other shops in Ellsworth to chat 53:00 Shots of house and snow-covered landscape
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