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Basic Black; Capturing Black Life: A Conversation With Photo Historian Deborah Willis

01/15/2009

CC Master Capturing Black Life: A Conversation with Photo Historian Deborah Willis Show #4007 Broadcast Date: 1/15/09 Producer Valerie Linson Length: 26:46


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Series
Basic Black
Program
Capturing Black Life: A Conversation With Photo Historian Deborah Willis
Program Number

4007

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

Photographer and photo historian Deborah Willis has been capturing the African American image for more than 30 years. Recipient of a MacArthur "genius grant" in 2000 and current chair of the Photography & Imaging Department at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, Willis discusses her most recent work, Obama: The Historic Campaign in Photographs.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Social Issues
Citation
Chicago: “Basic Black; Capturing Black Life: A Conversation With Photo Historian Deborah Willis,” 01/15/2009, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CCF71ABFCB9749AAA2627593ED93352B.
MLA: “Basic Black; Capturing Black Life: A Conversation With Photo Historian Deborah Willis.” 01/15/2009. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CCF71ABFCB9749AAA2627593ED93352B>.
APA: Basic Black; Capturing Black Life: A Conversation With Photo Historian Deborah Willis. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CCF71ABFCB9749AAA2627593ED93352B
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