Inventory
 

WAAC Radio Program Tapes
Dates:  1971-1981
Accession Number:  900324
Donor:  VCPL Audiovisual Department
Description:  376 audio cassette tapes in six flat storage boxes
 

Content and Scope of Collection 

This collection contains cassette tape recordings of various WAAC radio programs aired from 1971 to 1981.  The programs generally featured local personalities and topics of local interest.  The tapes were made by the Vigo County Public Library and are arranged roughly in chronological order by program title.  An index of program contents for each tape is available.   

Below are descriptions of the programs represented in the collection followed by a list of cassettes in chronological order.

1) Dial for Infor-
          mation" 

This weekly, 30-minute series dealt with civic affairs in Terre Haute and featured community leaders. 2 tapes.

April 27, 1971-
Dec. 14, 1971

 

 

 

2)  "Headliner"             

This ten-minute program aired Monday through Friday and featured local, state,
and national affairs.   1 tape.

Jan. 18, 1972

 

 

 

3)  "Year in Review" 

Review of the year's events as broadcast on WAAC, reported by Don Sherwood and the WAAC staff.  2 tapes.

1975, 1976

 

 

 

4)  "Newsmaker"

This daily, 20-minute series dealt with civic affairs in Terre Haute and featured community leaders and people in the news.  112 tapes.

Nov. 12, 1976-
March 17, 1978

 

 

 

5)  "Lyle at Large" 

This daily, 20-minute series dealt with civic affairs in Terre Haute and featured community leaders.
4 tapes.

Dec. 6, 1976-
Dec. 21, 1976

 

 

 

6)  "Home Journal"

This 25-minute interview program with Laura Clavio and Vince Lyle aired Monday through Friday and dealt with timely matters of interest.
30 tapes.

Feb. 8, 1977-
June 16, 1977

 

 

 

7)  "30 Minutes"

This every Friday feature of WAAC news explored different topics of public interest. 

15 tapes.

March 24, 1978-
Feb. 2, 1979

 

 

 

8)  "Speakout" 

This radio talk show featured guests from the community and aired calls from the listening audience.  119 tapes.

April 30, 1979-
June 16, 1980

 

 

 

9)  "Thirty Minutes" 

This program featured community leaders and topics of local interest.  24 tapes.

June 24, 1980-
Sept. 15, 1980

 

 

 

10) "Speak Up
         Wabash Valley

This program was designed for the listening audience to share their views on the community and the world.  Occasionally featured "Open-Mike" programs without studio guests.  67 tapes.

Sept. 16, 1980-
April 23, 1981

 

 

 

Flat Storage Box 1

 

 

 

 

Folder 1

Master list of radio programs, topics discussed
  and guests

April 1971-
Jan. 1972,
Nov. 1976-
April 1981

 

 

 

Folder 2

Speakout - Chronological listing of
   guests and topics

 

 

 

 

Folder 3

Thirty Minutes - Chronological listing of
    guests and topics

 

 

 

 

Folder 4

Speak Up Wabash Valley - Chronological
  listing of guests and topics

 

 

 

 

 

Cassettes (in chronological order)

 

 

 

 

 

"Dial for Information" 
(2 tapes)

April 27, 1971-
Dec. 14, 1971

 

 

 

 

"Headliner"  (1 tape)    

Jan. 18, 1972

 

 

 

 

"Year in Review"
(2 tapes)

1975, 1976

 

 

 

 

"Newsmaker" 
(75 tapes)

Nov. 12, 1976-
Sept. 16, 1977

 

 

 

Flat Storage Box 2

 

 

 

 

 

"Newsmaker" 
(37 tapes)

Sept. 19, 1977-
March 17,1978

 

 

 

 

"Lyle at Large" 
(4 tapes)

Dec. 6, 1976-
Dec. 21, 1976

 

 

 

 

"Home Journal" 
(30 tapes)

Feb. 8, 1977-
June 16, 1977

 

 

 

 

"30 Minutes" 
(9 tapes)

March 24, 1978-
Sept. 22, 1978

 

 

 

Flat Storage Box 3

 

 

 

 

 

"30 Minutes"
(6 tapes)

Sept. 29, 1978-
Feb. 2, 1979

 

 

 

 

"Speakout" 
(64 tapes)

April 30, 1979-
Dec. 6, 1979

 

 

 

Flat Storage Box 4

 

 

 

 

 

"Speakout" 
(55 tapes)

Dec. 7, 1979-
June 16, 1980

 

 

 

Flat Storage Box 5

 

 

 

 

 

"Thirty Minutes" 
(24 tapes)        

June 24, 1980-
Sept. 15, 1980

 

 

 

 

Speak Up Wabash Valley" 
(32 tapes)

Sept. 16, 1980-
Dec. 13, 1980

 

 

 

Flat Storage Box 6

 

 

 

 

 

"Speak Up Wabash Valley" 
(35 tapes)

Dec. 26, 1980-
April 23, 1981