Say Brother National Edition; Vietnam
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- Say Brother National Edition
- Program Number
- Series Description
In 1975 the purpose of Say Brother National Edition was to introduce and demonstrate to people the vitality of Black Americans and their community life. Under producer Marita Rivero and executive producer Topper Carew a series of 13 half-hour programs for the national audience was produced from existing programs.
In weekly half-hours, Say Brother National Edition presented the many dimensions of black American life as seen from one city’s vantage-point. It was in a magazine format, each segment representing a different perspective: music, history, dance, culture, drama, language, old folks, young people, families, issues, person-on-the street, and others. Series release date: 1975
- Program Description
Program looks at the African American soldier in United States history, with an emphasis on Vietnam War veterans via interviews, commentary, and performance. Host David Crippens introduces the following segments: the "Historical Minute" with Georgia State Representative Julian Bond, an interview with Vietnam veteran Al Gasden (who talks about racism in the United States Army), "Bookbeat," a "Spotlight" excerpt from PBS's production Willie Lobo, Manchild, "Political Note" with Tennessee Representative Harold E. Ford, "Information" on self-help agencies for veterans, a "Conversation" between two Vietnam veterans (one of which is Gasden), and "Commentary" by professor and historian A.B. Spellman on the CIA and FBI.
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- Media Type
- Gasden, Al
- Bond, Julian
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975--African Americans
- Ford, Harold, 1945-
- Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975
- African American politicians
- African Americans--Attitudes
- Civil rights
- Spellman, A. B., 1935-
- African American veterans
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975
- Race and Ethnicity
- Carew, Topper (Executive Producer)
- White, Conrad (Director)
- Rivero, Marita (Producer)
- Topper Carew (Executive Producer)
- Barrow-Murray, Barbara (Associate Producer)
- Jones, Vickie (Assistant Producer)
- Johnson, Henry (Cameraman)
- Burnett, Hayes (Music Coordinator)
- Benson, Bill (Unit Manager)
- Spooner, Dighton (Researcher)
- Crippens, David (Host)
- McGuire Nicholas, Sallie (Production Assistant)
- Loerzel, David (Assistant Cameraman)
- Nicholas , Huntley, Jr. (Sound)
- Lewis, Webster (Music Coordinator)
- Bagwell, Orlando (Assistant Editor)
- Cogell, Lloyd (Still Photography)
- Chicago: “Say Brother National Edition; Vietnam,” 10/15/1975, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 24, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_53E0B45793BF4ADD80F178D42C576C73.
- MLA: “Say Brother National Edition; Vietnam.” 10/15/1975. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 24, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_53E0B45793BF4ADD80F178D42C576C73>.
- APA: Say Brother National Edition; Vietnam. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_53E0B45793BF4ADD80F178D42C576C73