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Say Brother; Cab 75

09/30/1983


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Cab 75
Program Number

1412

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

Nuffie Calloway and family invited Extended Family Productions to document the 75th birthday celebration for her husband, entertainer Cab Calloway. Boston television personality Tanya Hart interviewed Cab, Nuffie, and various family members at the Calloway home in Westchester, New York. The result is an intimate portrait of a fascinating man, capped by one of his own impromptu performances. The program also incorporates original footage from Calloway's many film appearances. Special guests like Roy Ayers join in the fun as well.

Duration

00:29:03

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Cab 75,” 09/30/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C6F3918C36D843ECB190D9CF5EAE3DE0.
MLA: “Say Brother; Cab 75.” 09/30/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C6F3918C36D843ECB190D9CF5EAE3DE0>.
APA: Say Brother; Cab 75. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C6F3918C36D843ECB190D9CF5EAE3DE0
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