Assignment Four - The Techs (1964)

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A KRON-TV Assignment Four documentary report from 1964 which presents: "A look at a new innovation in education called the Richmond Plan," at De Anza High School in Richmond, CA. The Richmond Plan is described as being an integrated teaching program (started in the Fall of 1962) for 11th and 12th grade "average, capable students," which provides opportunity and direction for those who are interested in entering the technical fields of work. Includes interviews with: the school principal; Les Agnello (football coach and physics teacher); John Bristow and Bob Craig (technical lab instructors); Jim W. Kelly (Algebra teacher) and Jim Hurley (English teacher). Also features views of 11th and 12th grade students working, playing football and visiting the Geographical Survey headquarters in Menlo Park. This film was written and produced by Al Kohlwes, narrated by Ed Hart and directed by Al Scollay. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

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Recording medium
16mm b&w optical sound film
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Young Broadcasting of San Francisco, Inc.
Type of material
documentary film
KRON 972

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