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Say Brother; Montgomery to Memphis

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Dubbed from A2-03292. Original date 1/2/73.

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Say Brother
Montgomery to Memphis
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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

A Say Brother Special Film Presentation, program 312 is a public television airing of Ely Landau’s 1970 documentary film "Montgomery to Memphis." The film, which is about Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights movement, was originally issued by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Foundation and produced by Ely Landau with Richard Kaplan. It consists of archival newsreel and television footage assembled in chronological order. The film was nominated for an Oscar in 1970 for Best Documentary Film. In black and white.



Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type


Television broadcasting of films
King: A Filmed Record, Montgomery to Memphis (Motion picture)
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Civil rights movement
Civil rights--United States
African Americans--Civil rights
Civil rights
Race and Ethnicity
Eli Landau (Producer)
Carew, Topper (Producer)
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