Evening with Melvin Van Peebles and Dick Gregory
Original Airdate: 5/23/1974
Afro-American motion picture producers and directors
Afro-Americans - Attitudes
Music - Performance
Public Affairs: Current Events
Van Peebles, Melvin
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."
Melvin Van Peebles
Ron Blau (cameraman)
June Cross (production assistant)
Henry Johnson (cameraman)
Huntley Nicholas Jr. (audio)
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