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Praise to King Martin
Program 815
Original Airdate: 1/13/1978

Subject Keywords
Afro-American authors
Afro-American civil rights workers
Afro-Americans - Civil rights
Civil rights demonstrations
King, Jr., Martin Luther - Assassination
Television broadcasting of films

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
King, Dr. Martin Luther, Jr.
Lawson, Rev. Earl
Reddick, Dr. Lawrence D.
Wood, Dr. Virgil

Corporate Names
King: A Filmed Record, Montgomery to Memphis (motion picture)

Program Description
Program focuses on the philosophy and impact of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Host Melvin Moore and guests Dr. Lawrence D. Reddick (Professor of American History at Harvard University and author of "Crusade Without Violence"), Dr. Virgil Wood (from the Southern Christian Leadership Conference) and Rev. Earl Lawson (of the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Malden and with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference), all of whom knew King personally, discuss their relationships with King, their individual interpretations of King's philosophy, how King's philosophy related to the masses and other movements, and the impact of the Washington March. Program contains excerpts from Ely Landau's 1970 documentary film King: A Filmed Record, Montgomery to Memphis.

Producer
Barbara Barrow-Murray

Associate Producer
Melvin Moore

Director
Eric Himes

Host
Melvin Moore

Guests
Rev. Earl Lawson
Dr. Lawrence D. Reddick
Dr. Virgil Wood

Others
Ron Buccheri (switcher)
Marvin Clark (intern)
Brian Clarke (assistant director)
Mary Cronin (audio)
Rebecca Hill (fashion consultant)
Danny Horne (intern)
Nat Johnson (audio)
Pat Kane (videotape recordist)
Tiit Koppel (switcher)
Tiit Koppel (camera)
Ann LaBillois (intern)
Greg MacDonald (camera)
Gene Mackles (graphic designer)
John MacKnight (lighting assistant)
Fran Mahard (scenic design)
Richard McGonagle (assistant cameraman)
John Plausse (lighting director)
George Rivera (production assistant)
Lee Smith (camera)
David St. Onge (videotape recordist)
Aubrey Stewart (video)
Conrad White (stage manager)
Eileen Yang (researcher)

Formats
Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-03367
Preservation master digital beta cassette AP-01549A
Preservation master beta SP cassette AP-01552A
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette (item number not yet assigned)
Viewing copy VHS cassette (item number not yet assigned)



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