Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on August 19, 1976 · Page 18
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'. * At KC Convention 'Inside Producer'Like Air Traffic Controller KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — When the GOP convention's second night began in brightly-lit Kemper Arena, Joe Angotti was in a small, dimly lit booth a quarter-mile away. He faced 27 TV sets and long night's work in television's hot seat. He's NBC's "inside produc- er," a key man primarily responsible for the sights and sounds millions of viewers saw on the convention floor Tuesday night, from the long, noisy demonstrations to major and minor interviews by NBC's four floor reporters. Angotti's task, running the critical floor operation, was Moose Lodge MOONLIGHT BENEFIT DANCE Saturday, August 21 Dance to RAY HUDSON *3 50 per person includes -Pit BBQ -Dance All proceeds go to new Moose Building Directions: From VFW building go '/z mile north, l west, & '/2 mile north Members & Guests akin to that of an air traffic controller in a busy city — make decisions, make them fast and make them in an atmosphere of seeming chaos. His bailiwick didn't include the podium — another producer had that — but it's just as well. What Angotti, 37, had to do included: —Talking with and giving instructions and information to reporters Tom Brokaw, Catherine Mackin, Tom Pettit and John Hart, all this occurring over a closed-circuit radio system built into the headsets each reporter wore. —Giving instructions to and hearing from three men sitting in front of him — the assistant director who set up future shots, the director who called the shots and the technical director who actually put them on television. —Conferring about stories, sequence of floor reports and reports from outside the arena with NBC's "on-air" producer, Les Crystal, who was in overall charge of everything broadcast by NBC during Tuesday night's session. When we arrived, Angotti was addressing his four floor troops simultaneously, asking them to find Ronald Reagan delegates or officials who'd discuss on the air President Ford's achieving a majority in news media delegate polls. Alas, none would talk to the reporters, who were watched by eight balcony cameras they could see overhead or by one of two small portable cameras NBC was allowed on the floor. During a broadcast discussion of coming events between Hart and co-anchor David Brinkley, the latter high above the convention floor in a glass booth, Miss Mackin noti- Hobby Scene fied Angotti on the closed-circuit system she had found a Reagan official who'd talk. "Where are you?" Angotti asked. "Down by South Carolina," she said, meaning the delegation. An overhead camera searched her area, and found her. She identified the man by name and they waited. But the Mackin interview was held up by another matter. Then Brokaw checked in with a story idea we couldn't hear over the noise in the control booth. Angotti could hear it, listening bent over the small speaker in front of him. "Brokaw,-in answer to your question, yes, I like the Penn- Make a Broach From Odds, Ends LATE SHOW SATURDAY! "COED DORM' This is the famous all girl choir of "COED DORM Several small shells like those in Figure 1, plus some imitation gems, a piece cut from the plastic top of an ice cream carton and a' small safety pin are the materials needed to make a brooch like the one the girl is wearing in the picture. The size of the plastic background of the brooch will be determined by the size and number of the shells to be mounted on it. Glue the shells in place, alternating their positions as .in Figure 1. Also glue the imitation gems around the, edges for a colorful border. Attach a small safety pin to the back of the brooch with mending tape (Figure 2). The brooch is then ready to wear as an example of your handiwork. It will also serve as a display of the shells you have Page 16 Garden City Telegram Thursday, August 19,1976 sylvania idea," he said. Later, Miss Mackin and her subject got in a quick interview before a commercial. We had to relinquish^ our control booth seat before the real floor action began late Tuesday night. But we didn't leave until after President Ford's wife entered Kemper Arena to heavy cheering and applause. Usually, when demonstrations occurred or speeches were being televised live by NBC — the "on-air" producer decided on the length of coverage — Angotti used the time to discuss coming floor stories with his reporters. Not this time. He listened five minutes to the roar of the crowd on the overhead booth speaker, then sighed and told his troops: "Floor reporters, it is virtually impossible to hear you while any of this is going on. Unless it's very, very im- portaYit, don't even try." 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