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Guide to the Gay U.S.A. Collection MSS.426

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on August 26, 2019
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Creator: Humm, Andy
Creator: Northrop, Ann
Title: Gay USA Collection
Dates [inclusive]: 2002-09-02-2012-11-22
Abstract: The Gay USA Collection contains over 500 recordings of the hour long weekly news program Gay USA which airs on the Manhattan News Network and is distributed by Free Speech TV. Gay USA was created in the early 1980's by gay activist and video producer Lou Maletta, who also founded the Gay Cable Network (GCN) in 1982. Hosted by Andy Humm since 1985, Ann Northrop joined as co-host in 1996. The program covers LGBT current events and issues, often including interviews and special events. The majority of the recordings are in DVCAM format, with a few VHS and one DVD-R.
Quantity: 12.25 Linear Feet 10 Boxes
Call Phrase: MSS.426