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Interview with Wally Kennedy

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Contributor

Kennedy, Wally ; McKiernan, Stephen

Description

Wally Kennedy, a native of Chicago, is a journalist, anchor, and an educator. He is currently a news anchor for the Philadelphia KYW Newsradio and has interviewed many people ranging from Joe Biden to Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter. Prior to joining KYW Newsradio, he spent twenty years as a television talk host. Kennedy is a graduate of Loyola Academy, and Columbia College, in Chicago.

Date

1997-02-15

Rights

In copyright

Date Modified

2017-03-14

Is Part Of

McKiernan Interviews

Extent

103:36

Date of Interview

1997-02-15

Interviewer

Stephen McKiernan

Interviewee

Wally Kennedy

Biographical Text

Wally Kennedy, a native of Chicago, is a journalist, anchor, and an educator. He is currently a news anchor for the Philadelphia KYW Newsradio and has interviewed many people ranging from Joe Biden to Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter. Prior to joining KYW Newsradio, he spent twenty years as a television talk host. Kennedy is a graduate of Loyola Academy, and Columbia College, in Chicago.

Duration

103:36

Language

English

Digital Publisher

Binghamton University Libraries

Digital Format

audio/mp4

Original Format

2 Microcassettes

Material Type

Sound

Interview Format

Audio

Subject LCSH

Radio journalists; Kennedy, Wally--Interviews

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Keywords

American Woman; Baby boom generation; Civil Rights Movement; Students for a Democratic Society; John F. Kennedy; Vietnam War; Platoon; Catholic Church; Dr. Spock; Ronald Reagan; Healing; Vietnam veterans; Cambodian Campaign; Activism; Civil Rights protest; Ken Burns; Civil War; Empowerment; Parents; College; Birmingham campaign; Ted Turner; Tom Hayden; Jerry Rubin; Timothy Leary.

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mckiernanphotos - Kennedy - Wally.jpg

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Stephen McKiernan's collection of interviews includes more than two hundred interviews with prominent figures of the 1960s, which were collected between the mid-1990s and 2010s. The collection provides narratives of people who were actively involved in or witnessed events in the 1960s, an era which spurred profound cultural and… More

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“Interview with Wally Kennedy,” Digital Collections, accessed July 25, 2024, https://omeka.binghamton.edu/omeka/items/show/906.