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Senior Citizens
Program 323
Original Airdate: 4/25/1974

Subject Keywords
Afro-American aged
Afro-American musicians
Afro-American poets
Afro-American singers
Afro-American women
Aged - Philosophy
Aged - Services for
Aged - Services for - Boston - Massachusetts
Music - Performance
Oral interpretation of poetry

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Banks, Ralph J.
Boston, Lometor
Cass, Melnea
Curtin, Bishop St. Clair
Moore, Charles
Williams, Rowena

Program Description
Program focuses on the contributions made by, and services for, the elderly of Boston. Host Topper Carew interviews three prominent African American senior citizens: Melnea Cass (lifelong Boston community advocate and volunteer), Lometor Boston (volunteer), and Ralph J. Banks, and talks with them about programs available to seniors, their advice for young people, the cutting of federal programs, and their hopes for the elderly community. Program also contains a poetry reading by Bishop Curtain and a musical performance by Rowena Williams.

Topper Carew

Associate Producer
Topper Carew

Ralph J. Banks
Lometor Boston
Melnea Cass

Bishop Curtain (poetry reading)
Rowena Williams (musician)

Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-00829
Preservation master digital beta cassette AP-01563
Preservation master beta SP cassette AP-01563A
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette (item number not yet assigned)
Viewing copy VHS cassette (item number not yet assigned)

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