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Say Brother; Economic Development of the Chinese Community; Diversifying the job base in the Chinese American community

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02/04/1977

In this clip Barbara Barrow speaks with guests William Leong, Executive Director of the Chinese Economic Development Council, and Joseph Chow, Director of Program Development for the Chinese Economic Development Council, about getting the Chinese community into mainstream American business. Overall the program examines the financial resources, businesses and other economic goods necessary to Boston's Chinese community in the immediate future. Host Barbara Barrow speaks with guests William Leong, Executive Director of the Chinese Economic Development Council, and Joseph Chow, Director of Program Development for the Chinese Economic Development Council, about getting the Chinese community into mainstream American business, why the Chinese have "typically" opened restaurants and laundries, what the CEDC does to ensure adequate help in developing new business ventures, how to create a better and larger community in Boston, and why people come to the CEDC for training. Additional segments include the "Say Brother News" with reporters June Cross, Eric Sampedro, Justina Chu, and WNAC TV arts critic Tanya Hart, the "Third World Connection" (in which the relationship between Anglo-Saxons and Africans during the Middle Ages is discussed), and the "Community Calendar." Produced by Barbara Barrow. Directed by Conrad White.


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Economic Development of the Chinese Community
Program Number

715

Title

Diversifying the job base in the Chinese American community

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 examines the financial resources, businesses and other economic goods necessary to Boston's Chinese community in the immediate future. Host Barbara Barrow speaks with guests William Leong, Executive Director of the Chinese Economic Development Council, and Joseph Chow, Director of Program Development for the Chinese Economic Development Council, about getting the Chinese community into mainstream American business, why the Chinese have "typically" opened restaurants and laundries, what the CEDC does to ensure adequate help in developing new business ventures, how to create a better and larger community in Boston, and why people come to the CEDC for training. Additional segments include the "Say Brother News" with reporters June Cross, Eric Sampedro, Justina Chu, and WNAC TV arts critic Tanya Hart, the "Third World Connection" (in which the relationship between Anglo-Saxons and Africans during the Middle Ages is discussed), and the "Community Calendar."

Asset Type

Clip

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Chow, Joseph
Civil rights
Chinese Economic Development Council
Segregation
Leong, William
Chinese American businesspeople
Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Creators
Barrow-Murray, Barbara (Producer)
Moore, Melvin (Associate Producer)
White, Conrad (Director)
Contributors
Sampedro, Eric (Reporter)
Coleman, Vern (Audio)
Koppel, Tiit (Assistant Stage Manager)
MacKnight, John (Videotape Recordist)
Songai, Jahid (Intern)
Horne, Danny (Intern)
Norton, Chas (Lighting)
Fairweather, Bill (Videotape Recordist)
Wilson, Bob (Stage Manager)
Valdes, Mario (Researcher)
Demers, Leo (Videotape Assembly)
Mahard, Fran (Scenic Design)
Clarke, Brian (Assistant To The Producer)
MacDonald, Greg (Camera)
Mackles, Gene (Graphic Designer)
Cross, June (Production Assistant)
Chu, Justina (Reporter)
Smith, Lee (Lighting)
Hudson, Harvey (Audio Editor)
Marshall, Carolyn (Production Secretary)
Smith, Kathy (Switcher)
Wareham, Skip (Camera)
Johnson, Nat (Audio)
Yang, Eileen (Researcher)
Merhar, Milan (Videotape Assembly)
Barrow-Murray, Barbara (Host)
Buccheri, Ron (Switcher)
Lane, Dick (Camera)
Handyside, Keith (Video)
Johnson, Lenita (Intern)
Hill, Rebecca (Fashion Consultant)
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Economic Development of the Chinese Community; Diversifying the job base in the Chinese American community,” 02/04/1977, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8D7412FB2FF14942A74AD6E60254BEE6.
MLA: “Say Brother; Economic Development of the Chinese Community; Diversifying the job base in the Chinese American community.” 02/04/1977. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8D7412FB2FF14942A74AD6E60254BEE6>.
APA: Say Brother; Economic Development of the Chinese Community; Diversifying the job base in the Chinese American community. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8D7412FB2FF14942A74AD6E60254BEE6
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