Perspectives in Politics
Original Airdate: 12/6/1973
Afro-Americans - Political activity
Afro-Americans - Politics and government
Public Affairs: Current Events
Bolling, Royal, Sr.
Robinson, Jack E.
Massachusetts Black Caucus
Program focuses on African American political representation in the Boston area. Host Topper Carew speaks with local Black Republican Representatives (Nathaniel Stevens, Lym Riley and Jack E. Robinson), members of the Massachusetts Black Caucus (Royal Bolling, Sr., and Mel King) and several nationally known African American politicians to examine in-depth where the Black politician has been, and is going. On-site interviews for the program were conducted with Shirley Chisholm (US Congresswoman, Brooklyn, NY), Representative Andrew Young (Atlanta, GA), Mayor-elect Maynard Jackson (Atlanta, GA), and US Senator Edward Brooke.
Rep. Royal Bolling, Sr.
Rep. Mel King
Rep. Lym Riley
Rep. Jack E. Robinson
Rep. Nathaniel Stevens
Henry Johnson (filmmaker)
Huntley Nicholas Jr. (film sound)
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