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Thomas R. Carper
Congressional Papers

See below for collection citation and reference information.

III.C. Audio-Visual Materials

Extent: 5 videotapes; 11 audio recordings

Box: 83

Contents: VHS videotapes, Umax tapes; audio-cassettes and reel-to-reel tapes.

III.C.1. Visual Materials

1. [Thomas R. Carper]. [Washington, D.C.]: CNN Network News D.C., February 14, 1983. ca. 1.5 min.
Brief video cuts of congressional freshman Tom Carper: two shots in his congressional office with staff, two brief interviews (poor audio), footage with first wife Diane, footage campaigning, and a still image of Carper in navy gear.

2. Portrait of America: Delaware. Atlanta, Ga.: Turner Broadcasting System, [1983?]. ca. 60 min.
First in a series of state profiles hosted by Hal Holbrook. Characterizes the industrial nature of New Castle County and contrasting rural traditions of Kent and Sussex counties. Special emphasis is placed on the intimacy of Delaware politics, with commentary from Gov. Pete du Pont. Includes images of Tom Carper on Return Day in Georgetown, riding in the carriage with defeated incumbent Thomas B. Evans, Jr. Box includes a Christmas gift card: "Helen, my best wishes to you and your family for a happy holiday! TC."

3. Perspective Delaware. Philadelphia: Channel WPVI Television, March 10, 1984. ca. 25 min.
Produced by Paul Norton; directed by Bob Weinstein. Host Paul Norton interviews Congressman Tom Carper. Just prior to "Super Tuesday" in the national presidential primaries, topics include "the Gary Hart phenomenon" and other elections, such as the gubernatorial race in Delaware and Carper's incumbent race against Elise du Pont. Other topics include school prayer, abortion, the Equal Rights Amendment, environmental issues such as banning ocean dumping of sewage sludge, and the presence of U.S. marines in Lebanon (where Carper had recently visited).

4. [Naval Reserve Air Show]. S.l.: s.n., June 9, 1984. ca. 15 min.
Tom Carper, in flight gear, on duty with the Reserve hosting tours of a P-3 aircraft. Carper explains use of the planes to search for submarines and to provide strike support; many of the civilian visitors are Boy Scouts and their parents.

5. Capitol Ideas: Cable Talks with Congress. Produced by Cablevision of Maryland, Delaware, and D.C. by Comcast Cablevision on Maryland, October 1991. 5 min.
Bob Gunther interviews Representative Tom Carper, Chair of the Subcommittee on Economic Stabilization (Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs Committee). Nearly one year after the Gulf War, Carper discusses the need for a national energy policy, believes it should be a combination of developing alternative energy sources and conservation programs. Also discusses the savings and loan crisis and the need for banking reform.

III.C.2. Audio-cassette and reel-to-reel tapes

1. "Town Meeting Dover, 8/8/83." Audio-cassette, two tapes. ca. 90 min.
Tape one: side 1 and 2. Tape two: "side 3."

2. "Town Meeting Smyrna, 8/11/83." Audio-cassette, two tapes. ca. 90 min.
Tape one: side 1 and 2. Tape two: "side 3."
Topics include health care.

3. "Hadassah, 9/10/84." Audio-cassette. ca. 30 min. [?]
Side one.

4. "News Journal, 9/11/84" [side one] / "Radio, 9/11/84" [side two]. Audio-cassette. ca. 90 min. [?]

5. "TC and Neuberger at Lewes Homeowners, 1986." Audio-cassette.

6. "Tom Carper for Congress." Produced by the Campaign Group, October 14, 1988. Audio-cassette. ca. 2 min.
1. Spot #4 "Jeff" :60 2. Spot #5 "Ed" :60


7. [Hazardous waste] n.d. Audio-cassette. ca. 23 min. [?]
Side one. Poor quality.

8. [Healthcare] n.d. Audio-cassette. ca. 23 min. [?]
Side one. Town meeting?

9. No Label--[Sony tape UX60, Microfine Uniaxial]

10. Illegible label--Be???

11. Rep Carper --176 Audio Recording tape reel. ca. 2 min.

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citation and reference information:

Thomas R. Carper
Congressional Papers

1979 - 1993
(bulk dates 1982 - 1992)

Manuscript Collection Number: 399
Accessioned: Gift of Thomas R. Carper, 1992, 1998-1999
Extent: 84 linear ft. and oversize material
Content: Legislation, correspondence, reports, documents and publications, memoranda, speeches, photographs, audio-visual material, newsletters, news clippings, and ephemera.
Access: The collection is open for research.
Processed: November 1997 - December 1999 by Rebecca J. Altermatt with assistance from Rob Costello; edited by L. Rebecca Johnson Melvin.

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