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Hour with Marcia Ann Gillespie, An
Program 1012
Original Airdate: 12/14/1979

Subject Keywords
Afro-American women
Women - Attitudes

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Gillespie, Marcia Ann

Corporate Names
Essence (publication)

Program Description
Program consists of a one-hour interview conducted by Barbara Barrow-Murray with Marcia Ann Gillespie, Editor-in-Chief of Essence magazine. Topics include Gillespie's work at Essence, her editorials, her family life, her reasons for not marrying, child rearing and preparing female children for adulthood, and affirmative action. Program includes questions from a studio audience of professional women in Boston preselected by Murray: Sara Ting (WMBR FM radio producer), Mary Rose Ezpeleta (President of Mary Rose Products, Inc.), Frida Rodriguez (Director of the Hispanic-Portugese Program at the Massachusetts Department of Welfare), Mona Boyd (Director of Recruitment and Selection with the Department of Correction), Gwenn Crockett (Boston Public Library), Cynthia Lewis (Unit Manager, WGBH TV), Consuelo Gonzalez-Thornell (Project Director, RTP, Women's Employment Division), and Libby Chiu (District Coordinator for Bilingual Education, Boston Public Schools).

Producer
Barbara Barrow-Murray

Associate Producer
Beth Deare

Director
Brian Clarke

Host
Barbara Barrow-Murray

Guests
Marcia Ann Gillespie

Others
Marc Beres (assistant cameraman)
Susan Brennan (audio)
Nancy Carey
Bill Fairweather (video)
Rich Harrison (videotape recordist)
Renee Harriston (intern)
Rebecca Hill (fashion consultant)
Tiit Koppel (switcher)
Frank Lane (lighting assistant)
Webster Lewis (theme music)
Gene Mackles (graphic designer)
Gene Mackles (theme music)
Fran Mahard (scenic design)
Jim McKenna (stage manager)
Carmen Morales (production secretary)
Lee Smith (camera)
John L. Sullivan (lighting director)
Skip Wareham (camera)
Evelyn Wong (production assistant)

Formats
Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-06117
Preservation master digital beta cassette AP-01527
Preservation master beta SP cassette AP-01527A
Viewing copy 1/2" reel-to-reel videotape (item number not yet assigned)
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette 3521-60
Viewing copy VHS cassette (item number not yet assigned)



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