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Say Brother; I Was Born A Chilean

06/07/1980


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Series
Say Brother
Program
I Was Born A Chilean
Program Number

1025

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

A biographical slide documentary on Orlando Letelier, former Chilean ambassador to the United Nations, by his son Jose. Letelier was assassinated by a car bomb in Washington, DC. The pressentation traces his life from his home in Chile, through his military experience, political career, and international stature in diplomatic circles. Letelier's widow Isabel who lives in Washington, DC is featured.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; I Was Born A Chilean,” 06/07/1980, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 28, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6C94093179CE40F6A489406D01A81BB7.
MLA: “Say Brother; I Was Born A Chilean.” 06/07/1980. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 28, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6C94093179CE40F6A489406D01A81BB7>.
APA: Say Brother; I Was Born A Chilean. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6C94093179CE40F6A489406D01A81BB7
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