American Experience; Goin' Back to T-Town
More material may be available from this program at the WGBH Archives. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email email@example.com.
This program has not been digitized yet or cannot be made available on Open Vault.
- American Experience
- Goin' Back to T-Town
- Program Number
- Series Description
Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988
- Program Description
This program explores the rise and decline of Greenwood, an extraordinary black community in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Greenwood had its heyday in the segregated era of the 1920s and 1930s, and by 1936, the neighborhood boasted the largest concentration of black businesses in the United States. However, it could not survive the progressive policies of integration and urban renewal of the 1960s. In a nostalgic celebration of old-fashioned neighborhood life, the black residents of T-Town relive their community's remarkable rise and ultimate decline. Ossie Davis narrates.
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Chicago: “American Experience; Goin' Back to T-Town,” 09/15/1992, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed January 18, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_31037950DA184FEAA8B41174A1E6A675.
- MLA: “American Experience; Goin' Back to T-Town.” 09/15/1992. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. January 18, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_31037950DA184FEAA8B41174A1E6A675>.
- APA: American Experience; Goin' Back to T-Town. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_31037950DA184FEAA8B41174A1E6A675