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Say Brother; Decision ‘96 The Race to the Senate


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Say Brother
Decision ‘96 The Race to the Senate
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Say Brother is WGBH's longest running public affairs television program by, for and about African Americans, and is now known as Basic Black. Since its inception in 1968, Say Brother has featured the voices of both locally and nationally known African American artists, athletes, performers, politicians, professionals, and writers including: Muhammad Ali, Maya Angelou, Thomas Atkins, Amiri Baraka, Doris Bunte, Julian Bond, Stokely Carmichael, Louis Farrakhan, Nikki Giovanni, Odetta Gordon, Henry Hampton, Benjamin Hooks, Jesse Jackson, Hubie Jones, Mel King, Eartha Kitt, Elma Lewis, Haki Madhubuti, Wallace D. Muhammad, Charles Ogletree, Babatunde Olatunji, Byron Rushing, Owusu Sadaukai, and Sonia Sanchez. Series release date: 7/15/1968

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In this second part of the examination of the '96 national election campaign, Say Brother looks at the US Senate race in Massachusetts between incumbent Senator John Kerry and challenger Governor William Weld. With political analysts, we analyze this race close to home, and how its outcome will serve Massachusetts citizens.



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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Decision ‘96 The Race to the Senate,” 04/17/1996, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed November 19, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1E782001B8044FAA9D720DB52EE8449E.
MLA: “Say Brother; Decision ‘96 The Race to the Senate.” 04/17/1996. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. November 19, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1E782001B8044FAA9D720DB52EE8449E>.
APA: Say Brother; Decision ‘96 The Race to the Senate. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1E782001B8044FAA9D720DB52EE8449E
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