Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Douglas Pike Collection: Unit 03 - The Press and the War
Collection Number
226
Date(s)
Undated
Size
1 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Math Stacks 3
Processed by
T. Reynolds, Jun. 2004[Updated: Mar. 2013 by J. Saffell]
Digitization Status
Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

To search for items within this collection, or within all of the holdings of the Vietnam Archive, go to the Virtual Vietnam Archive

Scope and Content

This sub-series deals with the role of the press during the war from varying perspectives. Articles cover the impact of television, performance of the media, government/press relations, captured journalist accounts. Some post war material dealing with the impact of the media on public opinion. This section contains material on the role of the media in Vietnam from a variety of perspectives . Much of the printed materials examines issues such as the impact of television, the conflict between the Government and the Press, and the Journalist's perspective.

Biographical Note

Professor Pike was born in 1925. He served as a journalist in the Army during World War II (in the Pacific Theater of Operations) and during the Korean Conflict. He earned degrees from the University of California-Berkeley and American University. He served as an FSO in Taiwan, Korea, Lebanon, and Vietnam. In 1982 he began teaching at UC-Berkeley and in 1997 moved Texas Tech University. Professor Pike housed and supported the Collection until 1982 when he moved it to Berkeley. It remained there until 1992 when Berkeley considered discontinuing its support for the Indo-China Studies Project. After being approached by Professor Pike, Dr. James Reckner, Director of the Vietnam Center at Tech, and Dr. David Murrah, Assistant Director of Libraries for the Special Collections, worked together to bring the Collection to the Archive in 1994

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research
Physical Access
Math Stacks 3

  • Portions of this collection are stored offsite and require 48 hour notice to be accessed.

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Press (General Literature), Overview 1963-1968
29
1
Press (General Literature), Overview 1969-1970
2
Press (General Literature), Overview 1971-1986
3
Press (Clippings), Overview 1963-1986
4
Press (General Literature), 1961-1965
5
Press (Clippings), 1961-1965
6
Press (General Literature), 1966-1967
7
Press (Clippings), 1966-1967
8
Press (General Literature), 1968
9
Press (Clippings), 1968
10
Press (General Literature), 1969
11
Press (Clippings), 1969
12
Press (General Literature), 1970
13
Press (Clippings), 1970
14
Press (General Literature), 1971
15
Press (Clippings), 1971
16
Press (Clippings), 1971
17
Press (General Literature), 1972
30
1
Press (Clippings), 1972
2
Press (General Literature), 1973
3
Press (Clippings), 1973
4
Press (General Literature), 1974
5
Press (Clippings), 1974
6
Press (General Literature), 1975
7
Press (Clippings), 1975
8
Press (General Literature), 1976-1980
9
Press (Clippings), 1976-1980
10
Press (General Literature), 1980-1981
11
Press (Clippings), 1980-1981
12
Press (General Literature), 1982-1983
13
Press (Clippings), 1982-1983
14
Press (General Literature), 1984-1985
15
Press (Clippings), 1984-1985
16
Press (General Literature), 1986-1991
17
Press (Clippings), 1986-1991
18

Digitized Materials

Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

To search for items within this collection, or within all of the holdings of the Vietnam Archive, go to the Virtual Vietnam Archive