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Say Brother; What Every Woman Should Know About PMS


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Say Brother
What Every Woman Should Know About PMS
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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

A live call-in discussion with the author of the book “What Every Woman Should Know About PMS.” Author Reni Witt, along with psychiatrist Dr. Alvin Poussaint and gynecologist Dr. Vilma Ruddock, answer questions from viewers on the subject of premenstrual syndrome.



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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; What Every Woman Should Know About PMS,” 10/20/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 21, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F1609683AAEC40758DB664F1BD8C61AC.
MLA: “Say Brother; What Every Woman Should Know About PMS.” 10/20/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 21, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F1609683AAEC40758DB664F1BD8C61AC>.
APA: Say Brother; What Every Woman Should Know About PMS. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F1609683AAEC40758DB664F1BD8C61AC
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