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Name Drake, Leta Powell
Othernames Kalamity Kate
Places of residence Lincoln, NE
Titles & honors Inducted into the Nebraska Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame in 2010.
Education University of Minnesota, Duluth
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Occupation Long career in broadcast television as host, producer, writer, announcer and program director. Most notably played "Kalamity Kate" on KOLN/KGIN-TV's "Cartoon Corral" from 1967 to 1982.
Role Performer

Associated Records

RG6052.MI.S1.001 - RG6052.MI: Drake, Leta Powell

Junket interview with Bob Hope, conducted in 1977 in Lincoln, NE, regarding Hope's comedy act. Interview broadcast on KOLN/KGIN-TV (Lincoln, NE).

RG6052.MI.S1.053 - RG6052.MI: Drake, Leta Powell

Junket interview with producer Stan Jaffe regarding the film "Taps." Conducted circa March 1982. Interview broadcast on KOLN/KGIN-TV (Lincoln, NE).

RG6052.MI.S1.002 - RG6052.MI: Drake, Leta Powell

Junket interview with McLean Stevenson, conducted in 1978 in Chicago, IL, regarding the television series "In the Beginning." Interview broadcast on KOLN/KGIN-TV (Lincoln, NE).

RG6052.MI.S1.003 - RG6052.MI: Drake, Leta Powell

Junket interview with Irvin Acie "Irv" Cross, conducted in 1978 in Chicago, IL, regarding the TV-series "The NFL Today", Interview broadcast on KOLN/KGIN-TV (Lincoln, NE).

RG6052.MI.S1.004 - RG6052.MI: Drake, Leta Powell

Junket interview with Bill Bixby, conducted in 1978 in Chicago, IL, regarding the television series "The Incredible Hulk." Interview broadcast on KOLN/KGIN-TV (Lincoln, NE).

RG6052.MI.S1.005 - RG6052.MI: Drake, Leta Powell

Junket interview with Sharon Lovejoy, conducted in 1978 in Chicago, IL, regarding the television series "Magazine" for CBS Interview broadcast on KOLN/KGIN-TV (Lincoln, NE).

RG6052.MI.S1.006 - RG6052.MI: Drake, Leta Powell

Junket interview with William Christopher, conducted in 1978 in Chicago, IL, regarding the television series "M*A*S*H." Interview broadcast on KOLN/KGIN-TV (Lincoln, NE).

RG6052.MI.S1.007 - RG6052.MI: Drake, Leta Powell

Junket interview with John Houseman and James Stevens, conducted in 1978 in Chicago, IL, regarding the television program "The Paper Chase." Interview broadcast on KOLN/KGIN-TV (Lincoln, NE).

RG6052.MI.S1.008 - RG6052.MI: Drake, Leta Powell

Junket interview with Ellen Burstyn conducted in 1980 regarding the film "Silence of the North." Interview broadcast on KOLN/KGIN-TV (Lincoln, NE).

RG6052.MI.S1.009 - RG6052.MI: Drake, Leta Powell

Junket interview with Jack Lemmon conducted in 1981 regarding the film "Tribute." Interview broadcast on KOLN/KGIN-TV (Lincoln, NE).

RG6052.MI.S1.010 - RG6052.MI: Drake, Leta Powell

Junket interview with Diane Sawyer conducted in 1981 regarding placement at "CBS Early Morning." Interview broadcast on KOLN/KGIN-TV (Lincoln, NE).

RG6052.MI.S1.011 - RG6052.MI: Drake, Leta Powell

Junket interview with Colleen Dewhurst conducted in 1981 regarding the Antoinette Perry Awards (Tonys). Interview broadcast on KOLN/KGIN-TV (Lincoln, NE).

RG6052.MI.S1.012 - RG6052.MI: Drake, Leta Powell

Junket interview with Bernard Hughes conducted in 1981 regarding the TV series "Mr. Merlin." Interview broadcast on KOLN/KGIN-TV (Lincoln, NE).

RG6052.MI.S1.013 - RG6052.MI: Drake, Leta Powell

Junket interview with Lorna Patterson conducted in 1981 regarding the TV series "Private Benjamin." Interview broadcast on KOLN/KGIN-TV (Lincoln, NE).

RG6052.MI.S1.014 - RG6052.MI: Drake, Leta Powell

Junket interview with Donna Mills conducted in 1981 regarding the TV series "Knots Landing." Interview broadcast on KOLN/KGIN-TV (Lincoln, NE).

RG6052.MI.S1.015 - RG6052.MI: Drake, Leta Powell

Junket interview with Loretta Swit conducted in 1981 regarding the TV series "M*A*S*H." Interview broadcast on KOLN/KGIN-TV (Lincoln, NE).

RG6052.MI.S1.016 - RG6052.MI: Drake, Leta Powell

Junket interview with Joan and Alan Root conducted in 1981 regarding the TV special "Lights Action Africa." Interview broadcast on KOLN/KGIN-TV (Lincoln, NE).

RG6052.MI.S1.017 - RG6052.MI: Drake, Leta Powell

Junket interview with Beth Howland conducted in 1981 regarding the TV series "Alice." Interview broadcast on KOLN/KGIN-TV (Lincoln, NE).

RG6052.MI.S1.018 - RG6052.MI: Drake, Leta Powell

Junket interview with Danielle Brisebois conducted in August 1981 regarding the TV series "Archie Bunker's Place." Interview broadcast on KOLN/KGIN-TV (Lincoln, NE).

RG6052.MI.S1.019 - RG6052.MI: Drake, Leta Powell

Junket interview with Bonnie Franklin conducted in August 1981 regarding the TV series "One Day at a Time." Interview broadcast on KOLN/KGIN-TV (Lincoln, NE).