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What's Happening Mr. Silver; Magazine Show


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What's Happening Mr. Silver
Magazine Show
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Series Description

This series experiments with new form and new ways of handling its subject matter by incorporating a youthful style and sense of concern. Series release date: 1967

Program Description

David Silver and Russ Connor anchor an irreverent news magazine style show that includes an interview with Bill Cosby regarding Eartha Kitt’s recent anti Vietnam war sentiments; anti Vietnam war commentary by Howard Zinn; remote interviews featuring vintage clothing store owner “Harry the Greek”; a visit to a Boston head shop; art and film reviews; and a countdown of the five worst pop songs of the week. 1/17/1968.



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Barzyk, Fred (Series Producer)
Chicago: “What's Happening Mr. Silver; Magazine Show,” 01/17/1968, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 25, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A83EAD167525459D9EBD3655430526C6.
MLA: “What's Happening Mr. Silver; Magazine Show.” 01/17/1968. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 25, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A83EAD167525459D9EBD3655430526C6>.
APA: What's Happening Mr. Silver; Magazine Show. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A83EAD167525459D9EBD3655430526C6
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