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Paige Academy: An Alternative Education
Program 727
Original Airdate: 5/20/1977

Subject Keywords
Afro-American women
Afro-Americans - Education - Boston - Massachusetts
Alternative education
Alternative schools
Kwanzaa
Public schools

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Cook, Angela Paige
Crayton, Mary Ann

Corporate Names
Paige Academy - Roxbury - Massachusetts

Program Description
Program focuses on the work of Paige Academy, a private school in Roxbury for children aged three months to seven years. Hosts Barbara Barrow and Melvin Moore speak with Paige Academy Founder and Director Angela Paige Cook and the Academy's Administrative Producer, Mary Ann Crayton, to discuss the school's origins and practices, such as teaching by the nguzo saba (the seven principles of Kwanza). Program includes slides of Academy students.

Producer
Barbara Barrow

Associate Producer
Melvin Moore

Director
Conrad White

Host
Barbara Barrow
Melvin Moore

Guests
Angela Paige Cook
Mary Ann Crayton

Others
Bruce Bordett (stage manager)
Brian Clarke (assistant to the producer)
June Cross (production assistant)
Danny Horne (intern)
Lenita Johnson (intern)
Pat Kane (videotape recordist)
Frank Lane (camera)
Gene Mackles (graphic designer)
Fran Mahard (scenic design)
Carolyn Marshall (production secretary)
Milan Merhar (videotape recordist)
Wil Morton (audio)
John Plausse (lighting director)
Kathy Smith (switcher)
Lee Smith (lighting assistant)
Jahid Songai (intern)
Aubrey Stewart (video)
John L. Sullivan (assistant stage manager)
Mario Valdes (researcher)
Bob Wilson (camera)
Eileen Yang (researcher)

Formats
Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-03349
Original footage 1/2" reel-to-reel videotape 2335-30
Preservation master digital beta cassette (item number not yet assigned)
Preservation master beta SP cassette AB-01266
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette (item number not yet assigned)
Viewing copy VHS cassette (item number not yet assigned)



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