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Caring for Your Health
Program 810
Original Airdate: 12/2/1977

Subject Keywords
Alcoholism - Treatment
Artists, Black
Community health services
Health - Afro-Americans
Latino health
Public health - Boston - Massachusetts
Sickle cell anemia

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Carrillo, Dr. Emilio
Hughes, Howard (Director, Dimcock Community Health Center)
Kelly, Dr. Houston
Loco, El (artist)
Sullivan, Dr. Louis

Corporate Names
Boricua Health Organization - Boston - Massachusetts
Boston Sickle Cell Center - Boston - Massachusetts
Dimock Community Health Center - Roxbury - Massachusetts
Minority Council on Alcoholism - Boston - Massachusetts

Program Description
Program examines a number of health issues, with a focus on the needs of the Latino and Black community. Host Eduardo Diaz interviews Dr. Emilio Carrillo, cofounder of the Boricua Health Organization of Boston, to discuss problems related to healthcare delivery to Boston's Latino population. "Encore" segments include 1974 interviews conducted by former Say Brother writer/researcher Dighton Spooner with Dr. Houston Kelly (on hypertension and the diet of the African American community), Dr. Louis Sullivan of the Boston Sickle Cell Center (on the physical and political implications of sickle cell anemia), and Howard Hughes, Director of the Dimock Community Health Center's alcoholism program (on recognizing and treating alcohol problems). Program includes a brief narrated segment (also from 1974) on lead paint poisoning and a short interview segment with African artist El Loco conducted by Barbara Barrow, in which Loco explains the symbolism of his work. Dr. Sullivan went on to become Secretary of Heath and Human Services under President Carter.

Barbara Barrow

Associate Producer
Melvin Moore

David De Barger

Barbara Barrow
Eduardo Diaz

Dr. Emillio Carrillio
El Loco

Bruce Bordett (stage manager)
Ron Buccheri (switcher)
Topper Carew (producer - program segment)
Basil Chigas (stage manager)
Marvin Clark (intern)
Brian Clarke (assistant director)
Vern Coleman (audio)
Dennis Correia (videotape recordist)
Mary Cronin (audio)
June Cross (assistant director)
Leo Demers (videotape recordist)
Douglas Devitt (videotape recordist)
Keith Handyside (video)
Dick Holden (camera)
Danny Horne (intern)
Pat Kane (videotape recordist)
Ann La Billios (intern)
Frank Lane (camera)
John MacKnight (videotape recordist)
Richard McGonagle (lighting assistant)
Chas Norton (lighting director)
John Plausse (lighting assistant)
George Rivera (production assistant)
Kathy Smith (switcher)
Lee Smith (lighting assistant)
Lee Smith (camera)
Aubrey Stewart (video)
John L. Sullivan (lighting director)
Skip Wareham (camera)
Conrad White (director - program segment)
Conrad White (stage manager)
Bob Wilson (camera)
Eileen Yang (researcher)

Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-03362
Preservation master digital beta cassette AP-01459
Preservation master beta SP cassette AP-01459A
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette (item number not yet assigned)
Viewing copy VHS cassette (item number not yet assigned)

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