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What's Happening Mr. Silver; Magazine Show


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What's Happening Mr. Silver
Magazine Show
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This series experiments with new form and new ways of handling its subject matter by incorporating a youthful style and sense of concern. Series release date: 1967

Program Description

David Silver and Russ Connor anchor an irreverent news magazine style show that includes an interview with Bill Cosby regarding Eartha Kitt’s recent anti Vietnam war sentiments; anti Vietnam war commentary by Howard Zinn; remote interviews featuring vintage clothing store owner “Harry the Greek”; a visit to a Boston head shop; art and film reviews; and a countdown of the five worst pop songs of the week. 1/17/1968.



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Barzyk, Fred (Series Producer)
Chicago: “What's Happening Mr. Silver; Magazine Show,” 01/17/1968, GBH Archives, accessed December 4, 2023,
MLA: “What's Happening Mr. Silver; Magazine Show.” 01/17/1968. GBH Archives. Web. December 4, 2023. <>.
APA: What's Happening Mr. Silver; Magazine Show. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from
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