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Say Brother; Point of View, A

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03/20/1974


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Point of View, A
Program Number

319

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 focuses on three blues musicians: Buddy Guy (guitar), Junior Wells (harmonica and vocals) and Howlin Wolf (vocals), all credited with producing music that captures the "everyday" experience of Black Americans. Program jumps back and forth between concert footage, host Topper Carew's interviews with Guy and Wells, commentary by Carew on the musicians songs, and "psychedelic-style" video pieces that serve as visual backdrops for the songs of featured musicians.

Duration

00:60:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Music--Performance
Wells, Junior, 1934-1998
Wolf, Howlin', 1910-1976
Guy, Buddy
African American musicians
Blues musicians
Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Creators
White, Conrad (Director)
Barrow-Murray, Barbara (Associate Producer)
Topper Carew (Producer)
Contributors
Mack, Bobby (Synthesis Musician)
Nicholas , Huntley, Jr. (Film Sound)
Davis, Tony (Assistant To The Producer)
Milton, Ron (Synthesis Musician)
Letman, Will (Synthesis Musician)
Willy, Rockin (Synthesis Musician)
Neloms, Bob (Synthesis Musician)
Carew, Topper (Synthesis)
Allen, Mark (Synthesis)
Eldridge, Bobby (Synthesis Musician)
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Point of View, A,” 03/20/1974, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7BD990BB800A438489619689C5A94B8A.
MLA: “Say Brother; Point of View, A.” 03/20/1974. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7BD990BB800A438489619689C5A94B8A>.
APA: Say Brother; Point of View, A. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7BD990BB800A438489619689C5A94B8A
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