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Islands, Pt. 2
Program 622
Original Airdate: 7/23/1976

Subject Keywords
Voodooism - West Indies
West Indies - Description and travel

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Garvey, Marcus
Loftman, Kenneth A.
Martin, Dr. Tony
Minuty, Franz
Peltier, Joseph

Program Description
Second program of two focusing on the political, cultural, educational, religious, and economic aspects of the Caribbean Islands. Hosts Barbara Barrow and Dighton Spooner speak with Dr. Tony Martin (author of Race First, from Greenwood Press), Joseph Peltier (member of a movement for a new Dominica), Franz Minuty (a lecturer on Haitian culture), and Kenneth A. Loftman (a former educator in the West Indies and businessman in Boston), about voodoo religion and what part it plays in Caribbean culture, voodoo as a way for Caribbean communities to use their own culture for spiritual development rather than the religion of white colonizing forces, Black awareness and Marcus Garvey (Martin's book Race First is about Garvey), the ideological conflicts between W.E.B. DuBois (of the NAACP) and Garvey, and Garvey's impact in the Caribbean. Program includes the "Community Calendar."

Producer
Marita Muhammad Rivero

Associate Producer
Barbara Barrow

Director
Conrad White

Cinematographer
Henry Johnson

Writer
Dighton Spooner

Host
Barbara Barrow
Dighton Spooner

Guests
Kenneth A. Loftman
Dr. Tony Martin
Franz Minuty
Joseph Peltier

Others
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)
Mike Floyd (switcher)
Dick Holden (camera)
David Hutton (videotape editor)
Pat Kane (videotape recordist)
Tiit Koppel (lighting assistant)
Sharon Kramer (graphic designer)
Fran Mahard (scenic design)
Huntley Nicholas Jr. (film sound)
John Plausse (lighting)
Lee Smith (camera)
Jennifer Spangler (audio)
Dighton Spooner (researcher)
Don White (video)

Formats
Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-03318
Preservation master digital beta cassette AB-01259A
Preservation master beta SP cassette AB-01259
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette 3086-30



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