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It's been beautiful : Soul! and black power television

Author: Gayle Wald; Chester Higgins
Publisher: Durham ; London : Duke University Press, 2015. ©2015
Series: Console-ing passions book series., Spin offs.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In It's Been Beautiful, Gayle Wald examines Soul!, the first African American black variety television show on public television, which between 1968 and 1973 was instrumental in expressing the diversity of black popular culture, thought and politics, as well as helping to create the notion of black community.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wald, Gayle, 1965-
It's been beautiful.
Durham ; London : Duke University Press, 2015
(DLC) 2014043821
(OCoLC)881661473
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gayle Wald; Chester Higgins
ISBN: 9780822375807 082237580X
OCLC Number: 903448301
Description: 1 online resource (x, 278 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: A vision of Soul! / by Chester Higgins --
"It's been beautiful" --
Soul! and the 1960s --
The black community and the affective compact --
More meaningful than a three-hour lecture?: music on Soul! --
Freaks like us: black misfit performance on Soul! --
The racial state and the "disappearance" of Soul! --
Soul! at the center.
Series Title: Console-ing passions book series., Spin offs.
Responsibility: Gayle Wald ; with photographs by Chester Higgins.

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"It's Been Beautiful successfully brings attention, with both dignity and respect, to a neglected but influential and deserving part of African American cultural history." -- Rob Bowman * Read more...

 
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