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WCYB Editorials (Walter Crockett)

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-4
Identifier: 500-AppMs 31
The WCYB Editorials (Walter Crockett) consist of typed transcripts of editorials given by Walter Crockett during WCYB-TV 5 newscasts. The bulk of his editorials cover a period from 1965 to 1980. The 1981 and 1982 years cover editorials given by several broadcasters and by Crockett on guest appearances.

The information contained in the editorials is limited to issues regarding local and area events. State issues surface on occasion, but national events and issues were seldom editoralized. All editorials were limited to no more than one and one-half minutes.


  • 1965-1982


Conditions Governing Access

The editorials are open for research.


2.00 linear feet

4.00 Boxes


The collection is arranged chronologically in a single series. It covers a time frame from 1965 to 1982.

Processing Information

Joan Shelton completed processing, and the editorials were opened for research in November 1986.


Joan Shelton
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA