OF BLACK AMERICA, NO. 4: BODY AND SOUL (TV)

Summary

Part four of a seven-part series on black America. This part consists of two essays, on black athletes and on black music. Includes clips of Jessie Owens, Joe Louis, Jackie Robinson, Althea Gibson, Arthur Ashe, Bill Russell, and Jesse Owens on black participation in the Olympics. Includes a clip of 1936 Olympics and 1968 tryouts. Singer Ray Charles discusses soul music in the second essay. Includes clips of Lester Young, Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Louis Armstrong, Nat "King" Cole, and Aretha Franklin. The program closes with Ray Charles singing "Yesterday." Sponsored by Xerox Corporation.

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: July 30, 1968 Tuesday 10:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:58:26
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T76:0094
  • GENRE: Public affairs/Documentaries
  • SUBJECT HEADING: African-American Collection - News/Talk
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV series, 1968
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CREDITS

    • Perry Wolff … Executive Producer
    • Martin Carr … Producer
    • Andy Rooney … Producer, Writer
    • Harry Reasoner … Reporter
    • John Mosedale … Interviewer
    • Arthur Ashe
    • Basie, William "Count"
    • Ray Charles
    • Nat King Cole
    • Duke Ellington
    • Aretha Franklin
    • Althea Gibson
    • Billie Holiday
    • Joe Louis
    • Jessie Owens
    • Jackie Robinson
    • Bill Russell
    • Lester Young