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Schiebl, Mark (Directo...
Schlessinger, Paul G. ...
Caffrey, Kevin (Direct...
Haight, James (Directo...
Korshak, Miriam (Produ...
March 27, 1984
1953 - 2011
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Legacy in sound - The struggle
This film discusses the musical legacy in African-American music as it has evolved from its African roots, to slave work songs, to spirituals, to jazz and blues and other modern forms.This film runs best...
Black american art
The film begins with a African American man taking measurements and studying pieces of art in a museum. Throughout the film there are numerous personnel examining and inspecting various pieces of Black...
Confrontation at Hidalgo
In March of 1978, a small group of American farmers launched a protest at the international bridge at Hidalgo. They were concerned about the impact of low-cost imported produce. This film discusses the...
A play named "Jazz Dance: An Original American Dance Form" that was to be aired on Channel 8.
Channelizing aggresion; The impact of personalities;
This film includes two episodes of the television series, "People are Taught to be Different". The first episode discusses the child development concept of channelized aggression, and how it is practiced...
The friday local: E.R.A/ I.W.Y
This film discusses the controversy surrounding the proposed Equal Rights Amendment and the International Women's Year Conference. As of the air date of this film 35 States had ratified the amendment,...
Who will stand with the 4th ward? part 1
This film follows filmmaker James Blue as he interviews residents of the 4th ward, Houston Downtown businessmen, and the Houston City Mayor Fred Hoffheinz about the factors that have led to the slow decline...
Black family portrait: Buiilding bridges for tomorrow
This film discusses the problems facing black families in the 1980s. It discusses factors that have led to a large number of women heads of household, factors such as unemployment, incarceration, murder...
Who will stand with the 4th ward? part 2
The second half of a series on the 4th Ward. The film follows efforts of the residents of Allan Parkway Village to keep the Housing Authority of Houston from tearing down and redeveloping a housing project...
Blowout: Special report
This film discusses a blowout of an offshore oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, one of eighteen wells run by Mexican Oil company Pemex. The well blowout turned out to be uncapable and it became the largest...
Concepts of death
This film discusses the social and cultural adjustments that man has created to deal with death and bereavement. The film compares death concepts and rituals between the Americans of the continental United...
The bilingual education controversy: A houston perspective
The film discusses bilingual education in Houston public education. Theme music: "Mexico Americano" Rumel Fuentes. This film runs best using Apple's QuickTime video software. If you do not have this application...
Jesse Jackson for president - 1984
Footage of Jessie Jackson at a speaking engagement as he describes the Rainbow Coalition. The Organization of Hispanics in Higher Education endorse Jessie Jackson in his 1984 bid for U. S. President. This...
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