Helen Sioussat (1902-1995) was the Director of Talks and Public Affairs for CBS radio from 1937 to 1958. In that role, she regularly oversaw as many as 300 broadcasts a year addressing such topics as government, labor, education, religion, civil rights, and international affairs.
In 1941, Sioussat created and hosted the TV program "Table Talk," the first roundtable discussion show on television. She also wrote a book about broadcasting, called "Mikes Don't Bite," published in 1943.
This gallery presents samples from The Papers of Helen J. Sioussat at the Library of American Broadcasting.
The collection spans the years 1926 to 1995 and contains correspondence, press releases, transcripts, manuscripts, citations, photographs, financial records, photo albums, and other items. It was donated to the Library in 1995.