Series
News Day
Segment
Dallas Minorities
Producing Organization
KERA
Contributing Organization
The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia (Athens, Georgia)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip-526-v69862cp5g
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Description
Episode Description
"The reports shown in this entry, 'Dallas Minorities,' all aired on KERA's 'News Day' program, each deal with an aspect of how minorities deal with and have been dealt with by the Dallas 'establishment.' "Report #1 ? 'Elsie Faye' ? Length: 7:22, aired on 9/12/80'A profile of the most controversial council member in recent Dallas history. "Report #2 ? 'Trinity River' ? Length: 9:07, aired 8/27/80'A report explaining why residents of the poorest part of Dallas vocally oppose a development plan that promises more jobs and flood relief. "Report #3 ? 'Peak's Branch' ? Length: 6:59, aired 8/27/80'A report on the efforts of residents of a predominately black section of town to get relief from flooding caused by storm drainage from more affluent parts of town. "Report #4 ? 'Handicapped Transit' ? Length: 10:18, aired 10/31/80'A report on the utter failure of the city of Dallas to provide adequate public transportation for the handicapped. "Report #5 ? 'Minority Council Members' ? Length: 11:22, aired 12/11/80'A live interview with 2 minority city council members who have concluded that efforts to work within the system are futile."--1980 Peabody Awards entry form. In the first segment, [Travis Rhodes] and reporter Roberta Hammond speak with and about politician Elsie Faye Higgins, Dallas city council member Ricardo Medrano, mayor of Dallas Robert Folsom, South Dallas resident Gloria Hogue, and Dallas city council member Fred Blair. In the second segment, reporter Sylvia Komatsu interviews John Fullinwider of the Bois D'Arc Patriots, city planning director Jack Schoop, and South Dallas activist Bill Stoner. In the third segment, reporter Roberta Hammond features Willie Mae Beasley of the Lower Peaks Branch Association, service station owner Billy Ray Yelldell, John Stewart of the Lower Peaks Branch Association, and Steve Bartlett on the Dallas City Council. In the fourth segment, reporter Roberta Hammond talks to watch repairman Ernie Ward, Milton Frankel of the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission, James Weiseheugel of the Dallas Transit System, Hal Hinckley of Transportation Service, Inc. or Care Car, and Sylvia Ward, mother of a woman with cerebral palsy that has been affected by Dallas's lack of quality transportation for people with disabilities. In the fifth segment, host Tom Grimes and reporter Roberta Hammond interview Fred Blair and Ricardo Medrano.
Broadcast Date
1980
Asset type
Episode
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
00:51:37.662
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Credits
Producing Organization: KERA
AAPB Contributor Holdings
The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia
Identifier: cpb-aacip-996a64428c1 (Filename)
Format: U-matic
Duration: 0:51:16
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Chicago: “News Day; Dallas Minorities,” 1980, 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-v69862cp5g.
MLA: “News Day; Dallas Minorities.” 1980. 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-v69862cp5g>.
APA: News Day; Dallas Minorities. 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-v69862cp5g