Item Aud. 272 - Oral History: Dr. Guy Saffold on the Legal Challenge - October 9

aud272a.mp3 aud272b.mp3 aud272-transcript.pdf

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Oral History: Dr. Guy Saffold on the Legal Challenge - October 9

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CA TWU Coll. 02-01-Aud. 272

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  • 1 audio cassette
  • 2 sound recordings (mp3)
  • audio 272a 20.8 MB (30 minutes)
  • audio 272b 10.6 MB (16 minutes)

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Audio 272 consists of the following recording:
Title: Guy Saffold – “Oral history Interview”
Dr. Guy Saffold, the current Executive Vice President of Trinity Western University, was chosen to be the spokesperson for Trinity during the Legal Challenge [education court case]. Stephen Koehn and Matthew Van Muyen, two Trinity Western students, interview Dr. Saffold about his role in the Challenge and his views about the case and its outcome. The purpose of the interview was to create more documentation about the Legal Challenge for the Trinity Western University Archives. In this forty-five minute interview the students asked thirty-two questions of Dr. Saffold, and he was very forthcoming with his answers. The questions ranged from basic questions about Dr. Saffold’s history with the university, and how he became the spokesperson for the university on this issue, to the history and origins of the Legal Challenge and the feelings of surprise that were associated with the beginning of the case. Many questions dealt with the BCCT (B.C. College of Teachers), how Dr. Saffold viewed their perspective of the court case and what, exactly, the two sides were opposed to. Through his answers Dr. Saffold outlines Trinity Western’s views on homosexuality and its place in the university and the university’s community standards, and how - on this issue - the standards have been rewritten to be broader and stronger, putting a greater emphasis on marriage. The interview finishes with Dr. Saffold explaining how Trinity won the case, what the future implications of this case are, and what they could have been had the decision of the Supreme Court of Canada gone the other way.
[Abstract and transcript provided by Stephen Koehn and Matthew Van Muyen, Public History students, 2001]

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See F 41 for transcript.

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Digitization Note: All files recorded from a Califone 2455AV, captured by ScenalyzerLive 4.0 and edited with Audacity 1.2.6. Recorded at 44.1kHz @ 16-bit resolution via Canopus ADVC110, in .wav format by Aaron Martens, TWU AV Asst, between May 2007 and June 2009.

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AV Assistant's digitization notes: Aud 272b: 15 minutes trailing silence cut

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Student Assistant's note: Converted from .wav to .mp3 and/or amplified using Dexster v3.2 Copyright Softdiv Software Sdn Bhd; attributes MP3 CBR; 48kHz 320 Kbps; Channel: stereo - between September 2010 and April 2011

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In June 2012 librarian DD resized all audio files using the program Amadeus Pro; he ran a batch conversion of the files, changing them from MP3 files at a bit rate of 320kbps to MP3 files at a bit rate of 96kbps at 24kHz

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This copy is to be used solely for the purpose of research or private study; any use of the copy for a purpose other than research or private study may require the authorization of the copyright owner of the work in question

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November 22, 2007<br/>October 25, 2012<br/>Friday, October 19, 2012 9:32:26 AM by SylviaS<br/>Saturday, May 12, 2012 4:55:44 PM by SylviaS<br/>Wednesday, January 11, 2012 10:47:01 AM by Elizabeth.Kreiter<br/>Wednesday, April 06, 2011 4:33:53 PM by SylviaS<br/>Wednesday, April 06, 2011 10:06:33 AM by SylviaS<br/>Wednesday, February 27, 2008 7:45:45 PM by Keharn.Yawnghwe<br/>Wednesday, February 27, 2008 7:44:17 PM by Keharn.Yawnghwe<br/>Friday, January 11, 2008 11:48:06 AM by Keharn.Yawnghwe<br/>Thursday, November 22, 2007 12:44:00 PM by Keharn.Yawnghwe

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