Look into the Past, A
Original Airdate: 10/10/1973
Afro-Americans in television broadcasting
Television in community development
Public Affairs: Current Events
Boone, John O.
Chase, Leroy B.
DiGrazia, Robert J.
Pouissant, Dr. Alvin
Producer Topper Carew presents a number of segments originally aired in 1972 and 1973, as well as introduces recent interviews with former Say Brother staff and supporters to celebrate the accomplishments of the program. Previously aired interviews are with local officials John O. Boone (State Corrections Commissioner), Leroy B. Chase (Deputy Superintendent for the Boston Police Department), and Robert J. DiGrazia (Boston's Police Commissioner), Harvard professors and authors Dr. Alvin Pouissant and Christopher Jencks, and Superfly actor Ron O'Neal. New interviews conducted by Topper Carew are with with Elma Lewis, Mel King, Sarah-Ann Shaw, and Jim Boyd. Program contains excerpts from previously aired music and dance performances.
Henry Johnson (filmmaker)
Huntley Nicholas, Jr. (film sound)
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