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Documentaries and factual films and video
|Named Person:||Warith Deen Muhammad; Muhammad Ali; Elijah Muhammad; Malcolm X|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Sharon Sopher; Tom Snyder; WNBC-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 supplied from video and soundtrack. Broadcast dates from entry form.
Entry to the 1976 Peabody Awards, News category.
Running time: 01:22:55.
Originally broadcast November 21-December 1, 1976.
|Credits:||[Filming, Mario Martinez, Bob Gonzalez, Willy Loman, Jr.; editing, Kathy Field, Ken Shea, Peter O'Grady.].|
|Performer(s):||[Anchor and narrator, Tom Snyder; interviewers, Sara Sopher, Phillipe Luciano; interviews with Wallace D. Muhammad; Muhammad Burnham, Prime Minister of Guyana; Eugene Le Fevre, superintendent of Clinton Prison; inmates from Clinton Prison; Rasulala family of New York; Khalilah Ali, ex-wife of Muhammad Ali; Muhammad Ali.].|
|Description:||2 videocassettes of 2 (U-matic) (83 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 3/4 in. arch master. 2 videocassettes of 2 (Beta-SP) (83 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in. prsv master.|
|Other Titles:||WNBC-TV news (New York, N.Y.).
Nation in transition
|Responsibility:||[WNBC-TV] ; produced by Sharon Sopher, [Jim Malloy].|
Tom Snyder introduces and narrates each segment. Using photographs, archival footage, and interviews, this series looks at specific aspects of the Nation of Islam in the wake of the death of Elijah Muhhamad in 1975. Examines the history of the Nation and the transition in leadership to Wallace D. Muhammad, son of Elijah Muhammad. The changing rights of women in the Nation and the admission of whites into the church are explored. The lives of Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali are also profiled.