Say Brother; Guilty Until Proven Innocent: An Inside Look at Greer Toney and Lawyer Johnson
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- Say Brother
- Guilty Until Proven Innocent: An Inside Look at Greer Toney and Lawyer Johnson
- 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
An investigative report on two well known Massachusetts murder cases. Barbara Barrow-Murray reports on Greer Toney, an inmate at MCI Framingham serving a life sentence for murder, who vigorously maintains her innocence. Then Lovell Dyett probes the case of Lawyer Johnson, a former Walpole inmate wrongly convicted of first degree murder who served ten years before he was found innocent and released.
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- Chicago: “Say Brother; Guilty Until Proven Innocent: An Inside Look at Greer Toney and Lawyer Johnson,” 03/17/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed February 21, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_50CC9E4662A0485ABF125FDFE49E4AE8.
- MLA: “Say Brother; Guilty Until Proven Innocent: An Inside Look at Greer Toney and Lawyer Johnson.” 03/17/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. February 21, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_50CC9E4662A0485ABF125FDFE49E4AE8>.
- APA: Say Brother; Guilty Until Proven Innocent: An Inside Look at Greer Toney and Lawyer Johnson. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_50CC9E4662A0485ABF125FDFE49E4AE8