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In this interview with Random House President and CEO Bob Bernstein and James Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief of the new Random House Encyclopedia talk with Studs Terkel

BROADCAST: Sep. 26, 1977 | DURATION: 00:27:13

Synopsis

In this interview with Random House President and CEO Bob Bernstein and James Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief of the new Random House Encyclopedia, the three gentlemen discuss the content and revolutionary layout of the single-volume 3,000 page tome, which was divided into 2 sections: the Colorpedia and the Alphapedia. Bernstein and Mitchell demonstrate how to use the encyclopedia and point out the explanatory diagrams throughout, which served a two-fold purpose: to catch the reader's attention, and then provide further information.