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ID Number TV_00020
Series Title Channel 2: The People
Episode Title Dempsey Travis
Program Type TV:Documentary:Social Issues
Network / Station WBBM-TV (Chicago, IL)
Running Time 0:30
Airdate 09-22-1978
Synopsis A biography of a leading black millionaire, featuring a discussion of his early days as a jazz musician and his struggles in the US Army. The program also deals with the NAACP in Chicago, Martin Luther King's open housing marches in the l960's, and Travis' reflections on his college days with Harold Washington.
People Porterfield, Harry
Travis, Dempsey
Washington, Harold
Subjects African-American History
Civil Rights
Jazz Music
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Racism
Search Terms TV:Documentary:Social Issues
Searchable Title (Creator) Channel 2: The People
Collection Television