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|Genre/Form:||Documentaries and factual films and video
Sociological films and video (Nonfiction)
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Robert Markowitz; Jim Jensen; WCBS-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Peabody Collection. African-American History and Culture Programs.; Peabody Collection. Women's History and Culture Programs.
|Notes:||Title supplied from video. Credits and additional information supplied from video, soundtrack, and 1969 Peabody Digest.
Entry to the 1969 Peabody Awards, Public Service category.
Running time: 34:01.
Copyright: "(c)MCMLXIX Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc., all rights reserved"--end credit.
|Credits:||Film editor, Steve Seligman; photographer, Fred E. Gutman; additional photography, Doug Dupont ... [et al.]; soundman, Tony Girolami, Sr., Frank Pivalo; electricians, Jim Stamulis, Tom Stamulis, Dennis Coyne.|
|Performer(s):||Reporter, Jim Jensen; [with: Harold Sacks, businessman; Oliver Garfield, former teacher in Harlem School; Lawrence Rose, accountant; Mrs. Elaine Bass, VP of United Parent Teacher Council; David Goldman, high school student; Rabbi Jacob Rudin, Temple Bethel; Father Daniel Mooney, St. Aloysius Catholic Church; Frank Phillips, E.V. Cianciulli, board members.]|
|Description:||1 videoreel of 1 (Quad) (35 min.) : sd., col. ; 2 in. arch master. 1 videocassette of 1 (Beta-SP) (35 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. prsv master.|
|Responsibility:||[WCBS-TV] ; written & produced by Robert Markowitz.|
Includes pro-busing comments by many residents. The narrator explains that anti-busing leaders refused to be interviewed. Also includes footage of a mixed-race class of elementary school children learning about Frederick Douglass and discussing slavery. Includes footage of polling sites, where busing was voted down in a citizens' referendum, and of a meeting of the Great Neck School Board, where the proposal to bus students into the district passed by a 3-to-2 margin.