Series
Chicago Tonight
Episode Number
No. 6105
Episode
Ethnic Politics
Producing Organization
WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
Contributing Organization
The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia (Athens, Georgia)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip-526-x34mk66j9v
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Description
Episode Description
This episode features four panelists: professor of sociology William Sampson, attorney and columnist George Munoz, sociologist and author Father Andrew Greeley, and news correspondent Bruce Dumont. Led by John Calloway, this discussion centers around race in politics as Chicago is amid a gubernatorial election.
Series Description
"For many Chicagoans, 'Chicago Tonight' with John Callaway is the second half of the news. It's where they turn, four nights a week, to learn the whole story or to find what the city's leaders and thinkers, and the people involved with the story, think about the issues and events in the news. "Since the election of Harold Washington, Chicago has been struggling with questions about race relations. As the questions have been debated they have expanded from black/white relations to relations between the races. "The service 'Chicago Tonight' gives the city is exemplified by these three programs which address different aspects of race in Chicago. The first program is a general discussion of racial politics in Chicago. The second is a look at a fight between leaders of the Vietnamese community which provides a rare look into that world. Callaway uses his forum to examine and perhaps defuse a rift between Blacks and Arabs on Chicago's West Side in the third program."--1989 Peabody Number entry form.
Broadcast Date
1989
Asset type
Episode
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
00:27:42.328
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Credits
Producing Organization: WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
AAPB Contributor Holdings
The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia
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Citations
Chicago: “Chicago Tonight; No. 6105; Ethnic Politics,” 1989, 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-x34mk66j9v.
MLA: “Chicago Tonight; No. 6105; Ethnic Politics.” 1989. 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-x34mk66j9v>.
APA: Chicago Tonight; No. 6105; Ethnic Politics. 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-x34mk66j9v