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Black Woman
Program 259
Original Airdate: 3/29/1973

Subject Keywords
Afro-American dance
Afro-American photographers
Afro-American politicians
Afro-American women
Afro-Americans in motion pictures
Oral interpretation of poetry
Photography of women

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Bunte, Doris
Davis, Tony
Fabio, Sarah
Fletcher, Leah
Higgins, Chester, Jr.
Holley, Josephine
Lewis, Elma
Lewis, Rebecca
Mizell, Don
Roundtree, Imogene

Corporate Names
Black Woman (publication)

Program Description
Program consists of numerous segments illustrating the views of African American women on life, love and marriage, as well as how African American men perceive Black women. The longest segments features a conversation with photographer Chester Higgins, Jr. about his new book of photographs, Black Woman, and a discussion led by Associate Producer Vickie Jones on traditional marriage versus polygamy. Additional segments include performances by a female vocalist, a modern dancer, and a poetry reading by Sarah Fabio, a brief "Information" segment on prominent African AMericanwomen in Boston (Elma Lewis, Director of the National Center of Afro-American Artists, Doris Bunte, Massachusetts State Representative, and Josephine Holley, founder of La Parisienne Beauty Salon), two short film segments (one of Malcolm X talking about women), and interviews with Rebecca Lewis and Imogene Roundtree, both elderly African American women from Boston, who talk about education and employment when they were in their twenties.

Producer
John Slade

Associate Producer
Vickie Jones

Director
Russ Tillman

Cinematographer
Henry Johnson

Host
Vickie Jones
Bea Miller

Guests
Tony Davis
Leah Fletcher
Chester Higgins, Jr.
Don Mizell

Performers
Sarah Fabio (poetry reading)

Others
Tom Balhatchet (audio)
Barbara Barrow (production assistant)
Bruce Bordett (studio technician)
Ron Buccheri (switcher)
Tony Davis (assistant to the producer)
Donna Deans (assistant to the producer)
Dave DeBarger (floor manager)
Barbara Ellis (assistant to the producer)
Bill Fairweather (video)
Mike Floyd (floor manager)
Mike Floyd (cameraman)
Brian Freeman (assistant to the producer)
Pat Kane (videotape engineer)
Tiit Koppel (cameraman)
Webster Lewis (theme music)
Tom McSorley (videotape engineer)
Huntley Nicholas Jr. (sound)
Chas Norton (lighting director)
John Plausse (lighting director)
Steve Rogers (video)
Kathy Smith (switcher)
Lee Smith (studio technician)
Jennifer Spangler (audio)
David St. Onge (videotape engineer)
Bennett Stein (graphics)
Reed Stockton (floor manager)
Reed Stockton (studio technician)
Skip Wareham (cameraman)
Bob Wilson (cameraman)

Formats
Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-00809
Preservation master beta SP cassette AP-01421
Preservation master digital beta cassette AP-01421A
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette (item number not yet assigned)
Viewing copy VHS cassette (item number not yet assigned)



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