Series 5 - Public television

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UTA 1424-5


Public television


  • 1959-1966 (Creation)

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From 1958 to 1966, Prof. Ivey, with Dr. J. N. P. Hume prepared and presented television series for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Over 100 half-hour programs were produced during this period and brought the science of physics to a generation of young people. These programs included “Focus on Physics” (1958), “Two for physics” (1959), “The ideas of physics” (1962), “The nature of physics” (1963), “The constants of physics” (1966) and a series of programs for “The Nature of Things” produced from 1960-1965.

The files in this series contain correspondence, contracts, and scripts. As well scripts for “Throwing Dice” and “Measure of Man” by Lillian Andrews are also included.

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