City Makers; Robert Coles
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- City Makers
- Robert Coles
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- Series Description
An 8-part series on contemporary American urban problems. Hosted by Kenneth Clark, the program featured guests whose ideas and policies influenced the future of urban America.
The nation's "citymakers" struggling to free their fellowman from the tangle of urban dilemmas, lay the problems on the line in a new series on Channel 2. Joining psychologist Dr. Kenneth Clark will be big-city Mayors, among them Richard Hatcher of Gary, Indiana and Samuel Yorty of Los Angeles: urban experts, city councilmen, and welfare administrators.
Each of the eight programs is being produced on the campus of Brandeis University by WGBH's executive producer Henry Morgenthau for National Educational Television (NET). Director Mark Stevens. Nancy Hafkin, associate producer.
See February 1969 Program guide for cover story. Series release date: 1969
- Program Description
Dr. Kenneth Clark interviews Dr. Robert Coles, Research Psychiatrist, Harvard University, about his work studying poor white people. Topics discussed include: parallels between poor whites and blacks, in general, who feel equally disenfranchised; brief mention of school desegregation in Boston; health issues faced by poor whites; and the importance of, and legacies of, Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy, both of whom had been assassinated the prior year. Directed by Mark Stevens. NETRC copyright bug at end.
Series Description: An 8-part series on contemporary American urban problems. Hosted by Kenneth Clark, the program featured guests whose ideas and policies influenced the future of urban America.
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- Talk Show
- Social Issues
- Morgenthau III, Henry (Series Producer)
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