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1968 - 1978, Where Do We Go From Here ?
Program 910
Original Airdate: 12/22/1978

Subject Keywords
Afro-American journalists
Afro-American politicians
Afro-American women
Afro-Americans - Boston - Massachusetts
Afro-Americans - Employment
Afro-Americans - Housing
Afro-Americans in television broadcasting
Say Brother - Anniversaries
School integration - Boston - Massachusetts
Television in community development

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Cass, Melnea
Durant, Lenny
Farrakhan, Louis
Ives, David O.
King, Lloyd
King, Mel
Lewis, Elma
O'Bryant, John
Shaw, Sarah-Ann
Tillman, Russell

Corporate Names
Say Brother (television program)

Program Description
Say Brother celebrates its tenth anniversary with a look at Boston and its African American community over the past decade -- particularly changes in politics, social service agencies, employment rates, the educational system, and minority programming. Program features interviews with David O. Ives (President of WGBH) and Elma Lewis (Director of the National Center of Afro-American Artists) on why Say Brother was created, State Representative Mel King and Sarah-Ann Shaw, WBZ-TV reporter and former Anti-Poverty Program Coordinator, on changes in African American employment, Lloyd King (Executive Director of the Roxbury Action Program) on changes in housing, John O'Bryant (of the Boston School Committee) on changes resulting from Boston's desegregation plan, and Russell Tillman (former Say Brother staffer from 1968 to 1973) on why the show was shut down in 1970 (about program 63, "New Bedford"). Program dedicated to Ray Richardson (former Say Brother producer) and Melnea Cass (a Roxbury community advocate). Includes excerpts of previously aired programs.

Barbara Barrow-Murray

Associate Producer
Beth Deare
Melvin Moore

Brian Clarke
Eric Himes

Barbara Barrow-Murray

David O. Ives
Mel King
Lloyd King
Elma Lewis
John O'Bryant
Sarah-Ann Shaw
Russell Tillman

Susan Brennan (audio)
Kissette Bundy (camera)
Nancy Carey (intern)
Mary Lou Cronin (audio)
Leo Demers (videotape recordist)
Doug DeVitt (videotape recordist)
Bill Fairweather (video)
Randy Gray (lighting assistant)
Keith Handyside (video)
Rebecca Hill (fashion consultant)
Dave Huttom (videotape recordist)
Tiit Koppel (switcher)
Bronislaw Krol (audio)
Frank Lane (camera)
Webster Lewis (theme music)
Greg MacDonald (camera)
Gene Mackles (graphic designer)
John MacKnight (videotape recordist)
Fran Mahard (scenic design)
Wil Morton (audio)
John Plausse (lighting)
George Rivera (post-production supervisor)
George Rivera (production assistant)
Kathy Smith (switcher)
David St. Onge (videotape recordist)
Aubrey Stewart (video)
Skip Wareham (stage manager)
Christie Wenger (titlist)
Bob Wilson (camera)
Eileen Yang (researcher)

Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-06116
Original footage 2" videotape A0-00834
Original footage 2" videotape A0-00835
Original footage 2" videotape A0-00836
Original footage 2" videotape -1 (item number not yet assigned)
Original footage 1/2" reel-to-reel videotape -1 (item number not yet assigned)
Original footage 1/2" reel-to-reel videotape -2 (item number not yet assigned)
Original footage 1/2" reel-to-reel videotape -3 (item number not yet assigned)
Original footage 2" videotape -2 (item number not yet assigned)
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette (item number not yet assigned)
Viewing copy beta SP cassette 6116

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