Introducing a New Series Brochure

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Introducing a New Series Brochure
Abilene Christian University
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1973
Introducing a New Series Brochure
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BA T SEL L BARRETT
The
Churches
of
Christ
HERALD
This television series of Herald of Truth,
featuring Batsell Barrett Baxter, is built
around the everyday life of a preacher, involving classroom, pulpit, home counseling,
and office counseling situations.
The program has universal appeal - interest
first of all to the rel igious becau se it is a
religious program - interest to the non-religious out of natural curiosity as to what makes
a preacher and how he lives.
Salute
of
You
BAXTER
With
TRUTH
t he·
now
•
In
its
11th
year
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THE HERALD OF TRUTH IS PRODUCED BY THE HIGHLAND CHURCH OF CHRIST,
ABILENE, TEXAS
With an initial nationwide broadcast on ABC Network February 10, 1952, the Highland
Church of Christ in Abilene, Texas, has broadcast this program continuously to date with
the financial assistance of other churches of Christ throughout the United States .
In 1954 programming was expanded to television; in 1957 a second series of television
programs was launched; in 1959 the radio operation was expanded to cover ABC and
Mutual Networks as well as scores of independent stations around the world; and 1960
marked the launching of continuous television production .
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THE HERALD OF TRUTH IS A POPULAR PROGRAM
The program has been received with an estimated weekly audience of five million and an
average mail pull of 1,000 a week. It has been acclaimed for its characters and outstanding
singing. Metropolitan dailies, as well as leading magazines such as TIME, have carried
features on the Herald of Truth.
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THE HERALD OF TRUTH FEATURES OUTSTANDING PERSONALITIES
Batsell Barrett Baxter, who is featured in the new television series, is head of the Bible
Department at David Lipscomb College in Nashville, Tennessee; minister of Hillsboro
Church of Christ; and holds a Ph.D. in the field of Speech. He has been a speaker on the
CBS Church of the Air, and several of his works have been published by MacMillan
Company. Each character in the series has been selected because of his outstanding ability
to portray the particular personality.
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THE HERALD OF TRUTH TELEVISION PROGRAM IS EXCELLENTLY PRODUCED
The series is filmed in 16mm by a highly qualified crew. Production was started only after
extensive tests were made for the best in lighting and film processing. One station executive stated, "This is the finest religious program I have ever viewed." The production is
28:30 in length.
Television Coverage
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