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Say Brother; Perspectives in Politics with Royal Bolling and Mel King; Andrew Young discusses local political involvement in the community

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12/06/1973

In this clip Representative Andrew Young (Atlanta, GA) talks to Topper Carew about the lack of African American support for local African American political candidates in Massachusetts, and the need for local politicians continual involvement in community affairs. Overall the program focuses on African American political representation in the Boston area. Host Topper Carew speaks with local Black Republican Representatives (Nathaniel Stevens, Lym Riley and Jack E. Robinson), members of the Massachusetts Black Caucus (Royal Bolling, Sr., and Mel King) and several nationally known African American politicians to examine in-depth where the Black politician has been, and is going. On-site interviews for the program were conducted with Shirley Chisholm (US Congresswoman, Brooklyn, NY), Representative Andrew Young (Atlanta, GA), Mayor-elect Maynard Jackson (Atlanta, GA), and US Senator Edward Brooke. Produced by Topper Carew. Directed by Conrad White.


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Perspectives in Politics with Royal Bolling and Mel King
Program Number

308

Title

Andrew Young discusses local political involvement in the 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 focuses on African American political representation in the Boston area. Host Topper Carew speaks with local Black Republican Representatives (Nathaniel Stevens, Lym Riley and Jack E. Robinson), members of the Massachusetts Black Caucus (Royal Bolling, Sr., and Mel King) and several nationally known African American politicians to examine in-depth where the Black politician has been, and is going. On-site interviews for the program were conducted with Shirley Chisholm (US Congresswoman, Brooklyn, NY), Representative Andrew Young (Atlanta, GA), Mayor-elect Maynard Jackson (Atlanta, GA), and US Senator Edward Brooke.

Asset Type

Clip

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Robinson, Jack E.
African Americans--Political activity
Young, Andrew, 1932-
Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005
King, Mel
Riley, Lym
African American politicians
Bolling, Royal, Sr.
Stevens, Nathaniel
Civil rights
Massachusetts Black Legislative Caucus
Brooke, Edward
Segregation
Jackson, Maynard
African Americans--Politics and government
Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Creators
Barrow-Murray, Barbara (Associate Producer)
White, Conrad (Director)
Jones, Vickie (Associate Producer)
Carew, Topper (Producer)
Contributors
Nicholas , Huntley, Jr. (Film Sound)
Johnson, Henry (Filmmaker)
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Perspectives in Politics with Royal Bolling and Mel King; Andrew Young discusses local political involvement in the community,” 12/06/1973, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A18AA6D3FFBB4736B129E702BD9EB57A.
MLA: “Say Brother; Perspectives in Politics with Royal Bolling and Mel King; Andrew Young discusses local political involvement in the community.” 12/06/1973. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A18AA6D3FFBB4736B129E702BD9EB57A>.
APA: Say Brother; Perspectives in Politics with Royal Bolling and Mel King; Andrew Young discusses local political involvement in the community. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A18AA6D3FFBB4736B129E702BD9EB57A
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