CBS NEWS RELIGIOUS SPECIAL: A GROUND OF FAITH (TV)

Summary

A profile of U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Andrew Young, that pays particular attention to his religious background and beliefs. His childhood and adolescence are described, as well as his entry into the ministry in the United Church of Christ. Highlights of his career include: a speech at an Atlanta church while serving as U.S. ambassador; his years at Hartford Seminary; his position as a preacher in Thomasville, Georgia; his work for the National Council of Churches, and appearance on the television series "Look Up and Live"; and involvement with the civil rights movement. Dr. Philip Potter, Gen. Sec. of the World Council of Churches, describes black Christian tradition. (Umbrella title = "CBS News Religious Special.")

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: September 3, 1978 Sunday 10:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:59:05
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T79:0046
  • GENRE: Public affairs/Documentaries; Religious
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Biography; U S - Officials - Talk/Interviews; United Nations
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV, 1978
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CREDITS

  • Pamela Ilott … Executive Producer
  • Bernard Seabrooks … Producer
  • Al Cox … Writer
  • Ted Holmes … Narrator
  • Philip Potter … Guest
  • Andrew Young
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