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Say Brother; Vietnam Vet, The: Red, Yellow And Black and White

12/12/1981


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Vietnam Vet, The: Red, Yellow And Black and White
Program Number

1206

Series Description

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

Program Description

One decade after American withdrawal from Vietnam, veterans of that war are finally receiving their due. Discussion issues for the program include: reacclimation to society, psychological support from friends and family, and overcoming the stigma attached to this most unpopular of American wars. Host Beth Deare interviews former marine Ernie Washington and former Navy man Ron Armstead.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Vietnam Vet, The: Red, Yellow And Black and White,” 12/12/1981, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_236F621BDA0D440CB1AEB3C7E52C38E9.
MLA: “Say Brother; Vietnam Vet, The: Red, Yellow And Black and White.” 12/12/1981. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_236F621BDA0D440CB1AEB3C7E52C38E9>.
APA: Say Brother; Vietnam Vet, The: Red, Yellow And Black and White. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_236F621BDA0D440CB1AEB3C7E52C38E9
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