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The HistoryMakers video oral history with Malvyn Johnson.

Author: Mal Johnson; 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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Media consultant, television and radio correspondent Malvyn Johnson was born on July 4, 1924 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She earned her B.A. degree at Temple University. After graduation, she worked as a teacher. She attended Springfield University in Massachusetts where she received her M.A. degree in intergroup relations and community dynamics. When her husband passed away in the early 1960s, Johnson became  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Internet videos
Interviews
Named Person: Mal Johnson; Mal Johnson
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mal Johnson; Paul Brock; Scott Stearns; HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection),
OCLC Number: 1000518907
Credits: Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Performer(s): Paul Brock, interviewer.
Event notes: Recorded
Alexandria, Virginia
2005 September 20.
Recorded
Alexandria, Virginia
2006 January 31.
Description: 1 online resource (8 video files (3 hr., 37 min., 7 sec.)) : sound, color.
Other Titles: History Makers video oral history with Malvyn Johnson
Malvyn Johnson

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Media consultant, television and radio correspondent Malvyn Johnson was born on July 4, 1924 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She earned her B.A. degree at Temple University. After graduation, she worked as a teacher. She attended Springfield University in Massachusetts where she received her M.A. degree in intergroup relations and community dynamics. When her husband passed away in the early 1960s, Johnson became involved in the Civil Rights Movement. In 1964, Johnson became director of community affairs for WKBS-TV. In 1969, Johnson began working at Cox Radio and Television News Bureau in Washington, D.C. where she stayed for twenty-seven years. She was the first female White House correspondent, covering five United States presidents, Capitol Hill, and the State Department. In 2000, she left Cox to create her own media consulting firm, Medialinx International. Johnson passed away on November 7, 2007 at age 83.

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