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Program 619
Original Airdate: 7/2/1976

Subject Keywords
Afro-American business enterprises
Afro-American businesspeople - Boston - Massachusetts
Afro-American women

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Bishop, Elbert
Calvey, Charles
Jackson, Bunny

Corporate Names
Southwest Corridor Project - Boston - Massachusetts

Program Description
Program focusses on African American-owned businesses in the Boston area. Host Thomas Hardy speaks with Elbert Bishop, Director of the South West Corridor Land Development Coalition, and Charles Calvey, owner of Calvey's Jewelers and President of the Dudley Terminal Merchants Association, about what is good about the Roxbury-Dudley -Dudley Terminal and Dorchester business community and economy, what will be happening in terms of the positive impact of the economy in those areas, what ways are there for African American-owned businesses to move into and participate in the local community, how much money is coming into the Dudley area for the Southwest Corridor Project, how the push for capitalist endeavors affecta the African American community, and what kind of governmental supports there are for African American businesses. Additional segments include a "Black Women in Business" interview with Bunny Jackson, conducted by Producer Marita Rivero. (Jackson, of Atlanta, Georgia, recently started her own business with three other women called "First Class, Inc.," a public relations agency offering local tours and itinerary planning.) Program includes the "Community Calendar."

Marita Muhammad Rivero

Associate Producer
Barbara Barrow

Conrad White

Dighton Spooner

Thomas Hardy
Marita Muhammad Rivero

Elbert Bishop
Charles Calvey
Bunny Jackson

Lydia Allen (intern)
Wendell Bourne (intern)
Kissette Bundy (intern)
Bill Charette (assistant cameraman)
Basil Chigas (stage manager)
Brian Clarke (intern)
David Crane (videotape editor)
June Cross (production assistant)
David Hutton (videotape editor)
Pat Kane (videotape recordist)
Tiit Koppel (lighting assistant)
Sharon Kramer (graphic designer)
Frank Lane (camera)
Fran Mahard (scenic design)
Will Morton (audio)
Kathy Smith (switcher)
Dighton Spooner (researcher)
Aubrey Stewart (video)
John Sullivan (lighting)
Bob Wilson (camera)

Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-03315
Preservation master digital beta cassette AB-01240
Preservation master beta SP cassette AB-01240A
Viewing copy 16mm film print (item number not yet assigned)
Viewing copy 1/2" reel-to-reel videotape 2472
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette -1 (item number not yet assigned)
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette -2 (item number not yet assigned)
Viewing copy VHS cassette (item number not yet assigned)

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