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Economic Development of the Chinese Community
Program 715
Original Airdate: 2/4/1977

Subject Keywords
Afro-Americans in television broadcasting
Chinese American businesspeople - Boston - Massachusetts
Europe - Civilization - African influences
Television broadcasting of news

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Chow, Joseph
Leong, William

Corporate Names
Chinese Economic Development Council - Boston - Massachusetts

Program Description
Program examines the financial resources, businesses and other economic goods necessary to Boston's Chinese community in the immediate future. Host Barbara Barrow speaks with guests William Leong, Executive Director of the Chinese Economic Development Council, and Joseph Chow, Director of Program Development for the Chinese Economic Development Council, about getting the Chinese community into mainstream American business, why the Chinese have "typically" opened restaurants and laundries, what the CEDC does to ensure adequate help in developing new business ventures, how to create a better and larger community in Boston, and why people come to the CEDC for training. Additional segments include the "Say Brother News" with reporters June Cross, Eric Sampedro, Justina Chu, and WNAC TV arts critic Tanya Hart, the "Third World Connection" (in which the relationship between Anglo-Saxons and Africans during the Middle Ages is discussed), and the "Community Calendar."

Barbara Barrow

Associate Producer
Melvin Moore

Conrad White

Barbara Barrow

Joe Chow
Bill Leong

Ron Buccheri (switcher)
Justina Chu (reporter)
Brian Clarke (assistant to the producer)
Vern Coleman (audio)
June Cross (reporter)
June Cross (production assistant)
Leo Demers (videotape assembly)
Bill Fairweather (videotape recordist)
Keith Handyside (video)
Rebecca Hill (fashion consultant)
Danny Horne (intern)
Harvey Hudson (audio editor)
Lenita Johnson (intern)
Nat Johnson (audio)
Tiit Koppel (assistant stage manager)
Dick Lane (camera)
Gene Mackles (graphic designer)
John MacKnight (videotape recordist)
Fran Mahard (scenic design)
Carolyn Marshall (production secretary)
Greg McDonald (camera)
Milan Merhar (videotape assembly)
Chas Norton (lighting)
Eric Sampedro (reporter)
Kathy Smith (switcher)
Lee Smith (lighting)
Lee Smith (stage manager)
Jahid Songai (intern)
Mario Valdes (researcher)
Skip Wareham (camera)
Bob Wilson (stage manager)
Eileen Yang (researcher)

Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-03337
Preservation master digital beta cassette (item number not yet assigned)
Protection master (WGBH program) beta SP cassette AB-01252
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette 1325
Viewing copy VHS cassette (item number not yet assigned)

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