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Guess who's coming to Great Neck

Author: 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.
Publisher: [New York, NY : WCBS-TV] : Columbia Broadcasting System, ©1969.
Edition/Format:   Video : Beta : Videocassette   Visual material : English
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"This documentary examined what happened to an affluent American suburb with an outstanding liberal tradition when it was confronted with a civil rights controversy in its very midst. The issue which polarized the community was whether 45 to 60 Black children should be bussed in from nearby Queens."--1969 Peabody Digest. Examines efforts of pro- and anti-busing citizens' groups to win support for their cause.
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Genre/Form: Documentaries and factual films and video
Sociological films and video (Nonfiction)
Television
Material Type: Videorecording
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.
OCLC Number: 42466672
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.

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"This documentary examined what happened to an affluent American suburb with an outstanding liberal tradition when it was confronted with a civil rights controversy in its very midst. The issue which polarized the community was whether 45 to 60 Black children should be bussed in from nearby Queens."--1969 Peabody Digest. Examines efforts of pro- and anti-busing citizens' groups to win support for their cause. Includes footage of daily life in Great Neck; organizational meetings, door-to-door canvassing by pro-busing residents, and a pro-busing march led by high school students.

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.

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