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New York State Governor Mario M. Cuomo Transcripts of Press Conferences, Interviews, and Official Remarks

Held by the New York State Archives


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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of transcripts of press conferences, interviews, and remarks of Mario M. Cuomo during the course of his gubernatorial administration. The bulk of the events transcribed are official press conferences held by the governor at the Capitol. Also included are transcripts of bill signings, budget messages (or "budget school" held specifically for the press), call-in programs, meetings with newspaper editorial boards, interviews on nationwide news or talk shows, and "press opportunities" following talks given by the governor.
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6 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1983-1994
Series Number:
B1419

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Chronological by date of transcript.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of copies and duplicate originals of transcripts of press conferences, interviews, and remarks of Mario M. Cuomo during the course of his gubernatorial administration. Transcripts typically include a cover sheet listing the event and/or audience, date, and the name of the company which prepared the transcript. Those transcripts missing a cover sheet, and which are not dated, are found at the end of the series.

The bulk of the events transcribed are official press conferences held by the governor at the Capitol. Also included are transcripts of bill signings, budget messages (or "budget school" held specifically for the press), C-Span call-in programs, meetings with newspaper editorial boards, interviews on nationwide news or talk shows (e.g., "Good Morning America", the "Today Show") and "press opportunities" following talks given by the governor at other places.

B1419-95A: This accretion consists of "press transcripts" of press conferences of Mario Cuomo, primarily held at the Capitol, and of interviews with print and non-print media. Of special note are transcripts of radio interviews, and scripts for radio "beepers" (messages recorded by the governor for broadcast) which celebrate holidays, promote special events, or provide information on government programs, emergency assistance, and business/consumer opportunities and activities.

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