Program
Southern Dials-- Soulful Styles
Producing Organization
WTVI (Television station : Charlotte, N.C.)
Contributing Organization
The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia (Athens, Georgia)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip-526-736m03zx0c
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Description
Program Description
"Black Radio provided a beacon of hope from its early days of entertainment through the Civil Rights Movement. Being a proven moneymaker, this format gave a powerful voice to those who would have been otherwise shut out. "SOUTHERN DIALS'SOUTHERN STYLES traces this style radio from its early days to its place in mainstream America. "B.B. King, Shirley Caesar, Jack Gibson, Tom Joyner, and others discuss how a risky radio format turned into a vehicle that would ultimately empower the masses."--1999 Peabody Awards entry form. Host Steve Crump discusses the history behind Black radio, speaking with many important figures who played a major role in the progression of Black radio or are currently involved with the preservation of such history. The program covers the formation of Black radio, Black radio in politics, the different genres Black radio went through, and modern day Black radio.
Broadcast Date
1999-02-21
Asset type
Program
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
01:02:08.170
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Credits
Producing Organization: WTVI (Television station : Charlotte, N.C.)
AAPB Contributor Holdings
The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia
Identifier: cpb-aacip-3ac59fa5f7f (Filename)
Format: Betacam: SP
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Citations
Chicago: “Southern Dials-- Soulful Styles,” 1999-02-21, 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 28, 2022, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-526-736m03zx0c.
MLA: “Southern Dials-- Soulful Styles.” 1999-02-21. 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 28, 2022. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-526-736m03zx0c>.
APA: Southern Dials-- Soulful Styles. 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-526-736m03zx0c