Series
The Alabama Experience
Episode
No Excuses
Producing Organization
Alabama Public Television
University of Alabama. Center for Public Television and Radio
Contributing Organization
The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia (Athens, Georgia)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip-526-0k26970w95
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Description
Series Description
"The Alabama Experience is television's most complete and compelling look at Alabama. Twice each week this award winning documentary thoughtfully examines Alabama's fascinating people and remarkable history. ... No Excuses [presents] intimate portraits of three athletes with Alabama ties who participated in the Fourth [i.e. Tenth] Paralympic Games last summer in Atlanta. Featured: powerlifter Mitch Strickland; basketball player Ronda Jarvis; and [African-American] discus thrower Willard Brooks, Jr."--Alabama Experience WWW site. Includes footage of each athlete in training and in competition at the Paralympics; the athletes provide voiceover narration. Includes interviews with families, co-workers, coaches, and Paralympic officals, and excerpts of speeches by President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore. Also includes footage of Strickland and Jarvis at work; Strickland carrying the torch; Willard attending church and receiving an award; and portions of the opening ceremonies.
Broadcast Date
1996-11-21
Asset type
Episode
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
01:00:35.699
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Credits
Producing Organization: Alabama Public Television
Producing Organization: University of Alabama. Center for Public Television and Radio
AAPB Contributor Holdings
The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia
Identifier: cpb-aacip-e96d73a7811 (Filename)
Format: Betacam: SP
Duration: 0:58:09
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Citations
Chicago: “The Alabama Experience; No Excuses,” 1996-11-21, The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed June 26, 2022, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-526-0k26970w95.
MLA: “The Alabama Experience; No Excuses.” 1996-11-21. The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. June 26, 2022. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-526-0k26970w95>.
APA: The Alabama Experience; No Excuses. Boston, MA: The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-526-0k26970w95