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Basic Black; Conversation with Patricia Williams


CAPTIONED MASTER Season 38 A Conversation with Patricia Williams Show #3710 Taped: 10/25/05 Producer: Valerie Linson Length: 26:46 Broadcast date: June 15, 2006

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Basic Black
Conversation with Patricia Williams
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Series Description

THe series was formerly known as Say Brother. Series title change as of 1/8/1998. This series is black produced and is one of public television's longest-running series that is rooted in and reflects the culture, concerns, achievements and history of people of African descent. Also includes controversial issues, African American artists, and events of special interest to the African American community.

Series release date: 1/8/1998

Program Description

Patricia Williams, a Columbia University law professor, is a MacArthur "genius" grant recipient and regular columnist for The Nation. Williams talks about what drives her work and the current political landscape.



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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
Social Issues
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