Description: TV SHOW, BLACK JOURNAL, WITH HOST LOU HOUSE, COVERAGE OF ISSUES CONCERNING BLACK AUDIENCE, 1968 Initial Broadcast Date: July 28, 1969 60 minutes – Color This program will be devoted to outstanding segments on black culture from the series’ first year. Probable segments are: -- From Program #2: Black theater. It contains interviews with actor William Marshall and playwright Ed Bullins and a portion of Bullins’ play “A Son Came Home.” Also, songs by Bobby Short satirizing the Negro’s traditionally stereotyped role in theater and in films. -- From Program #5: A historical view of Afro-American art and dance, as influenced by African forms. -- From Program #6: A study of the murals of Earl Sweeting, which trace stages of ancient African history. -- From Program #6: A profile of the Afro-influenced Eleo Pomare Dance Company. -- From Program #9: A fashion showing of Afro-style clothing, noting the derivations of the “Afro look” from ancient Egypt, the Sudan, and South West Africa. -- From Program #11: Black culture in the South. Artist-professor John Biggers cites the work of his Texas Southern students in painting and sculpture. Classical and jazz composer Roger Dickerson and jazz musician Professor Longhair are interviewed in New Orleans. There are also performances by a modern dance group at North Carolina College and the Dashiki Theater in New Orleans. “Black Journal #14” is an NET production Executive producer: William Greaves Managing Editor-Producer: Tony Batten Hosts: Lou House and William Greaves
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