Say Brother; Guinea Bissau
Part of Say Brother.
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- Say Brother
- Guinea Bissau
- Program Number
- 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
- Media Type
- Partido Africano da Independencia da Guine e Cabo Verde
- Guinea-Bissau--History--Revolution, 1963-1974
- Africa in motion pictures
- Cabral, Amilcar, 1921-1973
- Fernandes, Gil
- Blacks in motion pictures
- Race and Ethnicity
- Roy Campanella, Jr. Henry Johnson (Associate Producer)
- Tillman, Russell (Director)
- John Slade (Producer)
- Lawrence, Carol (Associate Producer)
- Smith, Kathy (Assistant Director)
- Davis, Silas (Production Assistant)
- Slade, John (Host)
- Lewis, Webster (Theme Music)
- Chicago: “Say Brother; Guinea Bissau,” 01/18/1972, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed July 13, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8FDCCF9BEF9F414FB41117534D67D643.
- MLA: “Say Brother; Guinea Bissau.” 01/18/1972. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. July 13, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8FDCCF9BEF9F414FB41117534D67D643>.
- APA: Say Brother; Guinea Bissau. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8FDCCF9BEF9F414FB41117534D67D643