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William Clotworthy had a long and distinguished career in advertising and television broadcasting. In 1954, he was working at a firm that represented General Electric Theater. His duties include writing and producing the introductions for each program performed by the host, Ronald Reagan. 

Collection Description

The William Clotworthy collection consists of correspondence between Clotworthy and the Reagans; a listing of GE Theater broadcasts that includes the writers, directors, and lead actors of each show; photographs of the broadcast “Shadow of a Hero” in which Reagan appeared; phonograph albums; and an oral history interview with William Clotworthy conducted at the Reagan Library on August 24, 2004.

Last Updated: 09/26/2020 01:07AM

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