Jack Wright The Day After Interview

Dublin Core

Title

Jack Wright The Day After Interview

Subject

Day After (Motion Picture)
Lawrence (Kan.) -- History
Nuclear war
Nuclear weapons
Kansas Public Radio (Lawrence, Kan.)

Description

Segments from an interview with Jack Wright was conducted by Kaye McIntyre of Kansas Public Radio for a KPR special commemorating the thirty-year anniversary of the 1983 broadcast of The Day After, a made-for-TV movie depicting the aftermath of nuclear war, which was set and filmed primarily in Lawrence, Kansas. The KPR special aired on November 12, 2013. The interview was conducted at the Watkins Museum of History on June 28, 2012. Wright was a KU professor and casting director for the film. He recounts the intensive work of building sets in downtown Lawrence, on Highway 10, and at Allen Fieldhouse. Thousands of people and hundreds of cars were used.

Creator

Wright, Jack
McIntyre, Kaye

Source

"The Day After": Thirty Years Later (KPR Presents)

Publisher

Watkins Museum of History (Lawrence, Kan.)

Rights

Published with the permission of Jack Wright. This work is the intellectual property of the Watkins Museum of History, Lawrence, Kansas. The public may freely copy, modify, and share this Item for noncommercial purposes if they include the original source information. For other uses you need to obtain permission from the rights-holder(s).

Relation

The Watkins Museum of History also holds items related to this collection.
To listen to the Kansas Public Radio special that includes this interview, go to https://kansaspublicradio.org/show/programs-kpr-presents/2013-11-12/kpr-news-day-after-thirty-years-later

Format

WAV (audio recording)

Language

eng

Type

Oral History

Identifier

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Coverage

Lawrence (Kan.)
1983

Date Created

2012-06-28

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

McIntyre, Kaye

Interviewee

Wright, Jack

Location

Lawrence (Kan.)

Original Format

WAV

Duration

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Bit Rate/Frequency

705 kbps

Files

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Collection

Citation

Wright, Jack and McIntyre, Kaye, “Jack Wright The Day After Interview,” Digital Douglas County History, accessed July 15, 2024, https://history.lplks.org/items/show/2099.

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