On Being Black; Face in the Mirror
Incidental Music & Voice Over’s; (Lucy and Robert VO; Letter Reading)
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- On Being Black
- Face in the Mirror
- Series Description
Fifteen Hour-long original teleplays broadcast between January and September, 1969, and later played across the country on public television stations. The first television dramatic series ever produced that dealt with black experience in white America as seen by blacks. Eleven black writers contributed to the series, while the producer, story editor, production manager, stage designer, three productions assistants and 10 director trainees all were black.
Funded by the Ford Foundation.
See March and April 1969 Program Guide for cover stories. Series release date: 1969
- Program Description
by Conrad Bromberg Two friends meet the problem of alcoholism in very different ways.
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Race and Ethnicity
- James, Luther (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “On Being Black; Face in the Mirror,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 17, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_094B3743369F42BEA20230350FE0400D.
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