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Radical Americans, The; Angry Negro, The

Approximate date: 1966


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Series
Radical Americans, The
Program
Angry Negro, The
Program Number

105

Series Description

(The Radical Americans series) ” takes a deep and serious look at the state of radicalism in America today (1966). Individual programs are devoted to studies of radicalism as it affects churches, schools, and civil rights movement. Radicalism in politics, past and present, is discussed as well as the anticipated effect of radicalism on politics in the future. The John Birch Society’s takeover of a city in Missouri is canvassed, and cameras probe to discover what’s new in the new left.

In coming weeks, The radical Americans will look at the new left, visit campuses where extremism is taught, and examine the role of the militant “angry negro” movements.

The series is a production of N.E.T. and WGBH, Boston’s educational television station. Donald Fouser of WGBH is the producer, writer and reporter. Thomas Bywaters of WGBH is the associate producer.” Series release date: 1966

Program Description

This program examines the current state of black radicalism in America. Program begins with a brief examination of efforts of Malcolm X; examines fundamental differences between Northern and Southern radicals; and follows with the thoughts, ideals, and goals of several voices from the Civil Rights Movement including: Elijiah Muhammed; Daniel Watts, Editor of "The Liberator" magazine in New York City; Jimmy Garrett, SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee), CORE (Congress on Racial Equality), cited as a typical example (young, black, intelligent) of a frontline member of the movement; Julian Bond, SNCC ; Fannie Lou Hamer; John Lewis, Co-founder of SNCC ; Andrew Young, Southern Christian Leadership Conference. RT: 28:25.

Series description: (The Radical Americans series) ” takes a deep and serious look at the state of radicalism in America today (1966). Individual programs are devoted to studies of radicalism as it affects churches, schools, and civil rights movement. Radicalism in politics, past and present, is discussed as well as the anticipated effect of radicalism on politics in the future. The John Birch Society’s takeover of a city in Missouri is canvassed, and cameras probe to discover what’s new in the new left.

In coming weeks, The radical Americans will look at the new left, visit campuses where extremism is taught, and examine the role of the militant “angry negro” movements.

The series is a production of N.E.T. and WGBH, Boston’s educational television station. Donald Fouser of WGBH is the producer, writer and reporter. Thomas Bywaters of WGBH is the associate producer.” Series C. 1966.

Duration

00:28:25

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Social Issues
Creators
Fouser, Donald (Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Radical Americans, The; Angry Negro, The,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_32AA5DD063F441ED83B3D16C8FD827DA.
MLA: “Radical Americans, The; Angry Negro, The.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_32AA5DD063F441ED83B3D16C8FD827DA>.
APA: Radical Americans, The; Angry Negro, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_32AA5DD063F441ED83B3D16C8FD827DA
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