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The HistoryMakers video oral history with George White.

Author: George White; Paul Brock; Scott Stearns; HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection),
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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Journalist George White was born on December 3, 1953 in Detroit, Michigan. He received a scholarship to attend Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, where he graduated with honors and his B.S. degree in journalism and history in 1975. He went on to obtain his M.A. degree in African history in 1981, also from Michigan State University. He worked for a variety of media outlets, including the Minneapolis  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Internet videos
Interviews
Named Person: George White
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: George White; Paul Brock; Scott Stearns; HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection),
OCLC Number: 1003150409
Credits: Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Performer(s): Paul Brock, interviewer.
Event notes: Recorded
Los Angeles, California
2006 March 28.
Recorded
Los Angeles, California
2006 April 1.
Description: 1 online resource (9 video files (4 hr., 2 min., 13 sec.)) : sound, color.
Other Titles: History Makers video oral history with George White
George White

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Journalist George White was born on December 3, 1953 in Detroit, Michigan. He received a scholarship to attend Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, where he graduated with honors and his B.S. degree in journalism and history in 1975. He went on to obtain his M.A. degree in African history in 1981, also from Michigan State University. He worked for a variety of media outlets, including the Minneapolis Tribune, the Detroit Bureau of U.S. News & World Report and the Detroit Free Press, until 1988, when White worked as a reporter at the Los Angeles Times, where he would remain until 1999. While at the Los Angeles Times, White received numerous accolades, including two Pulitzers, for his work covering the L.A. riots, the Northridge, California Earthquake, and sweatshop slavery in El Monte, California. White was assistant director of the Center for Communications and Community.

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