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Basic Black; Legacy Of August Wilson, The

02/08/2006

CAPTIONED MASTER Season 38 The Legacy of August Wilson Show#3706 Taped: 02/08/06 Producer: Valerie Linson Length: 26:46 Broadcast date: 5/11/06


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Series
Basic Black
Program
Legacy Of August Wilson, The
Program Number

3706

Series Description

THe series was formerly known as Say Brother. Series title change as of 1/8/1998. This series is black produced and is one of public television's longest-running series that is rooted in and reflects the culture, concerns, achievements and history of people of African descent. Also includes controversial issues, African American artists, and events of special interest to the African American community.

Series release date: 1/8/1998

Program Description

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson explored black life and history through drama. Each of his ten plays chronicled a different decade of the African American experience, eventually covering 100 years of history. Many of those plays were workshopped in Boston before moving on to Broadway. Basic Black’s Robin Chandler leads members of Boston’s theater community in a conversation on August Wilson’s legacy.

Duration

00:26:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Social Issues
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Basic Black; Legacy Of August Wilson, The,” 02/08/2006, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AA24BC1F6EE74A4296B7FCC2802BD54A.
MLA: “Basic Black; Legacy Of August Wilson, The.” 02/08/2006. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AA24BC1F6EE74A4296B7FCC2802BD54A>.
APA: Basic Black; Legacy Of August Wilson, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AA24BC1F6EE74A4296B7FCC2802BD54A
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