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Evening with Melvin Van Peebles and Dick Gregory
Program 326
Original Airdate: 5/23/1974

Subject Keywords
Afro-American comedians
Afro-American motion picture producers and directors
Afro-American musicians
Afro-Americans - Attitudes
Music - Performance
Nutrition

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Gregory, Dick
Van Peebles, Melvin

Program Description
Program consists of two interviews: one with filmmaker, playwright, and musician Melvin Van Peebles, the second with comedian, nutritionist, civil rights activist, and author Dick Gregory, at Boston University. Program includes excerpts from Van Peebles's appearance at "Estelle's" nightclub in Boston, where he performed his songs "There," "Birth Certificate," and "Eyes of a Rabbit."

Producer
Topper Carew

Associate Producer
Barbara Barrow

Director
Conrad White

Editor
Henry Johnson

Writer
Dighton Spooner

Host
Topper Carew

Guests
Dick Gregory
Melvin Van Peebles

Others
Ron Blau (cameraman)
June Cross (production assistant)
Henry Johnson (cameraman)
Huntley Nicholas Jr. (audio)

Formats
Air Print 16mm film negative (item number not yet assigned)
Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-00837
Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-01329
Original recording 1/4" audio reel (item number not yet assigned)
Preservation master beta SP cassette AP-00445A
Preservation master D3 cassette AD3-00531A
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette (item number not yet assigned)
Viewing copy 16mm film print 01379B



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