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Series
Black Journal
Episode Number
1
Episode
Series Premiere
Contributing Organization
Thirteen WNET (New York, New York)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/62-5m6251fv96
WNET
72896b27-804f-4cef-ad16-765c171a3e6d
Description
The premiere episode of NET?s monthly magazine, Black Journal, the first of a series devoted to the interests and concerns of black America. Segments include a satire by Godfrey Cambridge, an address by Coretta Scott King, a report on the Poor People?s Campaign, and a study of the African American political reaction to the [Robert] Kennedy assassination. The first segment consists of taped highlights of an address given on June 12 at Harvard University by Coretta Scott King, the first woman ever to present the Class Day address at Harvard. ?It?s In to Be Black,? a skit written, staged, and performed by Cambridge with members of Chicago?s Second City troupe, examines the quest for representation in the mass media. The progress of the Poor People?s Campaign is analyzed by Earl Caldwell, daily columnist from Resurrection City for the New York Times. Other stories concern the attitudes of graduating black seniors at Harvard University and at Atlanta?s Morehouse and Spelman colleges toward war, the draft, Black Po
Broadcast
1968-06-12
Asset type
Episode
Genres
News
Magazine
Topics
News
Race and Ethnicity
Creator
Perlmutter, Alvin H., Executive Producer
Publisher
Educational Broadcasting Corporation, Copyright Holder
Rights
Copyright 1968, National Educational Television and Radio Center
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
00:58:00
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Citation
Chicago: “Black Journal; 1; Series Premiere,” 1968-06-12, Thirteen WNET, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed April 19, 2018, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_62-5m6251fv96.
MLA: “Black Journal; 1; Series Premiere.” 1968-06-12. Thirteen WNET, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. April 19, 2018. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_62-5m6251fv96>.
APA: Black Journal; 1; Series Premiere. Boston, MA: Thirteen WNET, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_62-5m6251fv96