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Say Brother; Guinea Bissau; Guinea Bissau Conflict

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02/01/1972

This clip features an interview with Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC) representative Gil Fernandes, who discusses his work, background, and the state of the war in Guinea Bissau. Overall the program examines the guerilla warfare underway in the African country of Guinea-Bissau as part of the campaign for independence being waged in that country. Program is divided into two segments: the first consisting of an on-location British film about Guinea-Bissau guerrilla troop B-30 as it proceeds to an attack site, the second of an interview with Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC) representative Gil Fernandes, who discusses his work, background, and the state of the war. Film contains commentary by PAIGC founder Amilcar Cabral. Produced by John Slade. Directed by Russell Tillman.


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Guinea Bissau
Program Number

220

Title

Guinea Bissau Conflict

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

Original air date assumed to be in February of 1972. Program examines the guerilla warfare underway in the African country of Guinea Bissau as part of a campaign for self-determination. Program is divided into two segments: the first consisting of an on-location British film about one of the guerilla troops (B-30) as it proceeds to an attack site; the second consists of an interview with Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC) representative Gil Fernandes, who discusses his work, background, and the state of the war. Film contains commentary by PAIGC founder Amilcar Cabral.

Asset Type

Clip

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Cabral, Amilcar, 1921-1973
Guinea-Bissau--History--Revolution, 1963-1974
Partido Africano da Independencia da Guine e Cabo Verde
Fernandes, Gil
Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Creators
Roy Campanella, Jr. Henry Johnson (Associate Producer)
Tillman, Russell (Director)
Slade, John (Producer)
Lawrence, Carol (Associate Producer)
Contributors
Slade, John (Host)
Lewis, Webster (Theme Music)
Davis, Silas (Production Assistant)
Smith, Kathy (Assistant Director)
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Guinea Bissau; Guinea Bissau Conflict,” 02/01/1972, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5F502B6C4A8B4F75A0375CF894BEEB41.
MLA: “Say Brother; Guinea Bissau; Guinea Bissau Conflict.” 02/01/1972. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5F502B6C4A8B4F75A0375CF894BEEB41>.
APA: Say Brother; Guinea Bissau; Guinea Bissau Conflict. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5F502B6C4A8B4F75A0375CF894BEEB41
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