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Say Brother; Press Conference

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11/14/1974

Excerpt from the press conference with newly elected State Senator Bill Owens. Participating media representatives are: Luix Overbea (Christian Science Monitor), Al Williams (WILD Radio), Sarah-Ann Shaw (WBZ TV), Russell Tillman (WSBK-TV), Alan Raymond (WGBH-FM), Greg Pilkington (WGBH-TV), Bruce Cole (Harvard Crimson), and Maurice Lewis (Black News). Owens stalks about public financing of campaigns and the importance of targetting the primary and seconday elite. Overall the program consists of a press conference with newly elected State Senator Bill Owens to discuss Owen's plans for the Senate. Participating media representatives are: Luix Overbea (Christian Science Monitor), Al Williams (WILD Radio), Sarah-Ann Shaw (WBZ TV), Russell Tillman (WSBK-TV), Alan Raymond (WGBH-FM), Greg Pilkington (WGBH-TV), Bruce Cole (Harvard Crimson), and Maurice Lewis (Black News). Conference moderated by professor and historian A.B. Spellman. Additional segments include "Access" with Hubie Jones, Chairman of the Children's Campaign (who discusses the misuse of psychotropic drugs in schoolchildren), the "Community Calendar," and "Commentary" by Producer Marita Rivero on politics. Directed by Conrad White.


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Press Conference
Program Number

406

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

Program consists of a press conference with newly elected State Senator Bill Owens to discuss Owen's plans for the Senate. Participating media representatives are: Luix Overbea (Christian Science Monitor), Al Williams (WILD Radio), Sarah-Ann Shaw (WBZ TV), Russell Tillman (WSBK-TV), Alan Raymond (WGBH-FM), Greg Pilkington (WGBH-TV), Bruce Cole (Harvard Crimson), and Maurice Lewis (Black News). Conference moderated by professor and historian A.B.Spellman. Aditional segments include "Access" with Hubie Jones, Chairman of the Children's Campaign (who discusses the misuse of psychotropic drugs in schoolchildren), the "Community Calendar," and "Commentary" by Producer Marita Rivero on politics.

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Media Type

Video

Subjects
Pilkington, Greg
Tillman, Russell
Spellman, A.B.
Raymond, Alan
Children's Campaign (Boston, Mass.)
Jones, Hubie
Lewis, Maurice
Owens, Bill
Shaw, Sarah-Ann
Williams, Al
Cole, Bruce
Overbea, Luix V. (Luix Virgil)
African American politicians--Massachusetts
Press conferences
Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Creators
White, Conrad (Director)
Rivero, Marita (Producer)
Barrow-Murray, Barbara (Associate Producer)
Contributors
Boston Art Ensemble (Theme Music)
Spooner, Dighton (Researcher)
Cogell, Lloyd (Still Photography)
McGuire Nicholas, Sallie (Production Assistant)
Cross, June (Community Coordinator)
Spellman, A. B. (Host)
Farrier, Stephen (Community Coordinator)
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Press Conference,” 11/14/1974, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4C28DE8E2F5D4B57BC21EE48EB1B7954.
MLA: “Say Brother; Press Conference.” 11/14/1974. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4C28DE8E2F5D4B57BC21EE48EB1B7954>.
APA: Say Brother; Press Conference. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4C28DE8E2F5D4B57BC21EE48EB1B7954
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