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Highland Park Free School

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Title:
Highland Park Free School
Description:
In this clip Jim Cooper, a teacher at the Highland Park Free School, talks about the concerted efforts by parents to reach their goals and define their own educational institution. Overall the program focuses on education as an "equalizer" in America. Through segments that discuss the educational needs of the African American community, desegregation in public schools, and job discrimination, Program 112, illustrates the problems African Americans have had obtaining a good education. Program includes interview footage with Jim Cooper, a teacher at the Highland Park Free School,"Commentary" by Sarah-Ann Shaw (in which she discusses Black thought in education), the "Historical Minute" with Georgia State Representative Julian Bond (consisting of readings of historical facts related to Black education), a "Political Note" on job satisfaction, job training, and workforce discrimination, an excerpt from the theater piece The Dozens, produced by WTTW TV, and segment interludes with Russell Tillman and Ric Mandrill (of the musical group Mandrill). Produced by Marita Rivero. Directed by Conrad White.
Creator:
Jones, Vickie
Director:
White, Conrad
Producer:
Rivero, Marita
Creator:
Barrow-Murray, Barbara
Contributor:
Wright, Sylvia
Engineer:
Spangler, Jennifer
Contributor:
Wright, Rodner
Contributor:
LeCain, Larry
Engineer:
Balhatchet, Tom
Contributor:
Cogell, Lloyd
Contributor:
Floyd, Michael
Contributor:
Lewis Septet, Webster
Contributor:
Kenner, Sharon
Engineer:
Correia, Dennis
Contributor:
Bagwell, Orlando
Contributor:
Bordett, Bruce
Contributor:
Dick, Michael
Contributor:
Rivero, Marita
Contributor:
Hutton, David
Contributor:
Silva, Candelaria
Contributor:
Henry, Arthur
Contributor:
Benson, Bill
Contributor:
Smith, Kathy
Contributor:
Kane, Pat
Contributor:
Fletcher, Leah
Contributor:
Wareham, Skip
Contributor:
Estus, Boyd
Contributor:
Charette, Bill
Contributor:
Nicholas , Huntley, Jr.
Contributor:
DeVitt, Douglas
Researcher:
Spooner, Dighton
Contributor:
Wilson, Bob
Contributor:
Izzi, Steve
Contributor:
Haydock, Roger
Contributor:
St. Onge, David
Engineer:
Fairweather, Bill
Contributor:
Plausse, John
Contributor:
Holden, Dick
Contributor:
Tarter, Margaret
Contributor:
Crane, David
Contributor:
Hadfield, Peter
Contributor:
Lane, Frank
Contributor:
Chigas, Basil
Contributor:
Simons, Fred
Contributor:
MacDonald, Greg
Contributor:
Speight, Alonzo R.
Contributor:
McGuire Nicholas, Sallie
Contributor:
Bravo Wing, Carla
Contributor:
Koppel, Tiit
Host:
Crippens, David
Contributor:
Buccheri, Ron
Contributor:
MacKnight, John
Contributor:
Smith, Lee
Engineer:
Handyside, Keith
Contributor:
Loerzel, David
Contributor:
Sullivan, John L.
Date:
December 31, 1975
Format:
Film/Video
Location:
WGBH
Collection (local):
WGBH Open Vault
Series:
Say Brother
Subjects:
Public schools
Cooper, Jim
Community schools
Race discrimination--United States
Shaw, Sarah-Ann
McGuire, Jean
Civil rights
Mandrill, Ric
Highland Park Free School
African Americans--Education
African Americans--Attitudes
WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
Bond, Julian
Segregation in education--United States
Segregation
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Publisher:
WGBH Educational Foundation
Identifier:
V_9F2E3C4A263F4CA8AA07A34EE0287D37