Sunday, April 16, 2006
Hoover Institution Archives Firing Line Television Program Collection: "The broadcast archive of William F. Buckley Jr.'s television show Firing Line is housed in the Hoover Institution Archives. Firing Line was broadcast from 1966 to 1999, first as an hour-long program and later as a half-hour show. The Preface to the program catalogue explains the program's broadcast history, format, and numbering system. The Firing Line collection includes videotapes of approximately 1,500 shows, as well as transcripts, still photographs, preparation materials, and other items. The material available for a particular program varies."