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Roone Arledge papers, 1953-2002

Series IV: ABC Sports, 1961-2001

This small series holds topical files in regards to ABC Sports. General administrative records, records pertaining to the NFL, Monday Night Football, Wide World of Sports, and the network coverage of the Goodwill Games, championship boxing, and Major League Baseball are found in this series. There is also documentation of the many Olympic Games that were covered including Calgary, Seoul, Los Angeles, and Sarajevo. The Olympic records illustrate the amount of synchronization and planning that Roone Arledge and his team were required to do in order to cover the multiple competitions occurring at the event. Additionally, there are transcripts of testimonies by Howard Cosell and Roone Arledge, correspondence, and accompanying documents concerning the Subcommittee on Communications' review of the Communications Act of 1934, particularly with regard to in particular how television networks (and, in this case, sports divisions) obtained programming

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Box 34 Folder 3 General Administrative Records, 1977-1986


Box 34 Folder 4 Articles, 1986-1988


Box 34 Folder 5 Baseball, 1983-1989


Box 34 Folder 6 Boxing, 1977-1983


Box 34 Folder 7 Contract, 1966 September 1


Box 34 Folder 8 Cosell, Howard, 1995


Box 34 Folder 9 Goodwill Games, 1984-1988


Box 34 Folder 10 Hall of Fame Dinner, 1985


Box 34 Folder 11 Korea, 1982-1987


NFL


Box 34 Folder 12 to 13 General, 1967-1971



Box 35 Folder 1 Correspondence, 1980 February-1984 June


Box 35 Folder 2 Rozelle Meetings, 1985


Olympics


Box 35 Folder 3 General, 1976-1984


Box 35 Folder 4 Baden, 1981-1988


Box 35 Folder 5 Barcelona, 1984-1992


Box 35 Folder 6 to 8 Calgary, 1982-1988



Box 36 Folder 1 Hall of Fame, 1982-1989


Box 36 Folder 2 Innsbruck, 1973-1976


Box 36 Folder 3 Los Angeles, 1983-1984


Box 36 Folder 4 Meetings, 1984-1985


Box 36 Folder 5 Olympic Moments, 1985-1987


Box 36 Folder 6 to 7 Sarajevo, 1980-1984


Box 36 Folder 8 Seoul, 1984-1985



Box 37 Folder 1 Skycam, 1983-1985


Box 37 Folder 2 to 4 Subcommittee Hearings, 1976-1978



Folder 5 to 6 United States Football League (USFL)--General, 1982-1986



Box 37 Folder 7 Court Transcripts, 1986 June 11



Box 38 Folder 1 USFL--Court Transcripts, 1986 June 12


Box 38 Folder 2 Wide World of Sports, 1961-2001