Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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William Peters Biography (1921-)
Born August 30, 1921, in San Francisco, CA; son of William Ernest (an advertising executive) and Dorothy Louise (Wright) Peters; married Ann Miller, October 12, 1942 (divorced, 1968); children: Suzanne P. Hilton, Geoffrey W. Peters, Jennifer P. Johnson, Gretchen P. Daniel. Addresses: OFFICE--Director, Yale University Films, Box 1848, Yale Station, New Haven, CT 06520.; AGENT--Perry Knowlton, c/o Curtis Brown Ltd., 575 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022.
- Birth Details
- August 30, 1921
- San Francisco, California, United States
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION WORK
- Producer, writer, and director for CBS Reports, CBS News: "Mississippi and the Fifteenth Amendment," 1962; "Testament of a Murdered Man," 1963; "The Priest and the Politician," 1963; "Storm Over the Supreme Court, Part II: TheSchool Prayer Case," 1963; "Storm Over the Supreme Court, Part III: Bible Reading in the Public Schools," 1963; "Filibuster: Birth-Struggle of a Law," 1964; "Segregation: Northern-Style," 1964; "After Ten Years: The Court and the Schools," 1964.
Credits; WRITER, PRODUCER,AND DIRECTOR
- Southern Accents--Northern Ghettos, ABC, 1967.
- The Eye of the Storm, ABC, 1970.
- An Echo of Anger, ABC, 1972.
- Suddenly an Eagle, ABC, 1976.
- "Hostage!," ABC News Closeup, 1978.
- Death of a Family, PBS.
- Bill Moyers' Journal, 1979.
- A Bond of Iron, South Carolina ETV, broadcast on PBS, 1982.
- producer and director for the East Africa segments, Africa, ABC, 1967.
- producer and writer, On Camera (newsmagazine pilot), ABC, 1977.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM WORK; PRODUCER, DIRECTOR,AND WRITER
- The Day Before Tomorrow, VPI Films Inc. for Newsweek magazine, 1969.
- What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Old?, DCA Productions Inc., 1976.
- Your Local Station: How Good a Neighbor?, DCA Productions Inc., 1980.
- American Memorial Hospital--Reims, France: A History, American Memorial Hospital, Inc., 1955.
- Passport to Friendship: The Story of the Experiment in International Living, J.B. Lippincott Company, 1957.
- The Southern Temper, Doubleday & Company, 1959.
- A Class Divided, Doubleday & Company, 1971.
- In Colliers, Coronet, Cosmopolitan, Encounter, Good Housekeeping, Interracial Review, Ladies' Home Journal, Look, McCall's, New Republic, Reader's Digest, Redbook, Reporter, Saturday Evening Post, Saturday Review, Sports Illustrated, This Week.
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