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Program 427
Original Airdate: 5/22/1975

Subject Keywords
Afro-American motion picture producers and directors
Afro-Americans - Attitudes
Afro-Americans in motion pictures

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Baraka, Amiri (LeRoi Jones)
Braithwaite, Cecil
Diggs, Charles
Johnson, Henry
Moore, Doug
Sadaukai, Owusu
Shefton, Ethel
Shefton, Frank
Spellman, A.B.

Corporate Names
African Liberation Day Steering Committee - Boston - Massachusetts
African Liberation Day - Washington, DC (1972)

Program Description
Program examines the continued role of African Liberation Day in the lives of African Americans. Host Marita Rivero interviews African Liberation Day Steering Committee members Ethel and Frank Shefton to discuss both the 1972 African Liberation Day March and the upcoming one scheduled for 1975. Additionally, the program includes a section of Say Brother filmmaker Henry Johnson's film documenting the 1972 March, followed by an in-studio interview with Johnson. (Johnson made the film with the assistance of other Say Brother staffers for Say Brother. It features footage of Cecil Braithwaite, Doug Moore, Charles Diggs, Elaine Brown, Amiri Baraka, and Owusu Sadaukai). Additional segments include "The Word" (with professor and historian A.B. Spellman on the changing roles of African American men and women), the "Community Calendar," and "Commentary" by Producer Marita Rivero on resistance to social change. Original air date estimated.

Producer
Marita Rivero

Associate Producer
Barbara Barrow

Director
Conrad White

Writer
Dighton Spooner

Host
Marita Rivero

Guests
Henry Johnson
Ethel Shefton
Frank Shefton
A.B. Spellman

Others
Boston Art Ensemble (theme music)
June Cross (community coordinator)
Steve Farrier (community coordinator)
Vickie Jones (production assistant)
Rick Lawson (community coordinator)
Dighton Spooner (researcher)

Formats
Air Print 16mm film negative 01049A
Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-03386
Original footage 16mm film negative 00955A
Original footage 16mm film negative 00954A
Original footage 16mm film negative 01350A
Original recording 1/4" audio reel T2
Original recording 1/4" audio reel T3
Original recording 1/4" audio reel T4
Original recording 1/4" audio reel T5
Original recording 1/4" audio reel T6
Original recording 1/4" audio reel T7
Original recording 1/4" audio reel T8
Original recording 1/4" audio reel T9
Original recording 1/4" audio reel T1
Original recording 1/4" audio reel -1 (item number not yet assigned)
Original recording 1/4" audio reel -2 (item number not yet assigned)
Preservation master beta SP cassette AP-01427
Preservation master digital beta cassette AP-01427A



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