Collection Number: 04929

Collection Title: WTVD Moving Images Collection, 1963-1992 and undated

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Size About 1000 items (1.0 linear feet)
Abstract This collection is comprised primarily of moving images generated by television station WTVD in Durham, N.C.. The bulk of the collection consists of broadcast master videotapes from WTVD produced shows, such as Reflections, Reel Perspectives, Primetime, Primetime Saturday, and Primetime Sunday. The collection also contains 16mm motion picture films of interviews and b-roll footage related to WTVD programming, including footage of local businesses, organizations, and events. Both the videotapes and motion picture films treat a wide variety of subjects, many of which focus on community-related issues and African American life in North Carolina. WTVD programs found in the collection feature personalities of local and national significance, including African American journalists Ervin Hester, Cathy Stowe, Gail Paschall, and Miriam Thomas. Also included are production and background materials relating to some of the programs and a small number of transcripts, only one of which corresponds to a videotape in the collection.
Creator WTVD (Television station : Durham, N.C.).
Curatorial Unit University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.
Language English.
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Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the WTVD Moving Images Collection, #4929, Southern Historical Collection of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the African American Resources Collection of North Carolina Central University.
Provenance
Received from, and held jointly with, the African American Resources Collection, North Carolina Central University, April 1998 (Acc. 98080).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Television station WTVD began broadcasting in Durham, N.C., on 2 September 1954. According to local newspaper accounts, the station was founded by Floyd Fletcher and Harmon Duncan, two local radio station owners. With the financial backing of about 60 local investors, the two men established Durham Broadcasting Enterprises. The station was later purchased by Capital Cities Communications, Inc., and became an ABC affiliate in 1985, after previous affiliations with NBC and CBS.

The station moved to its downtown Durham location in 1978 and donated a portion of its property to Durham County as the site of the public library. One of the oldest television stations serving the Raleigh-Durham area, WTVD broadcasts regional news and community service programming, including the locally produced shows Reflections, Reel Perspectives, Primetime, Primetime Saturday, and Primetime Sunday.

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This collection is comprised primarily of moving images generated by television station WTVD in Durham, N.C. The bulk of the collection consists of broadcast master videotapes from WTVD produced shows, such as Reflections, Reel Perspectives, Primetime, Primetime Saturday, and Primetime Sunday. The collection also contains 16mm motion picture films of interviews and b-roll footage related to WTVD programming, including footage of local businesses, organizations, and events. Both the videotapes and motion picture films treat a wide variety of subjects, many of which focus on community-related issues and African American life in North Carolina. WTVD programs found in the collection feature personalities of local and national significance, including African American journalists Ervin Hester, Cathy Stowe, Gail Paschall, and Miriam Thomas. Also included are production and background materials relating to some of the programs and a small number of transcripts, only one of which corresponds to a videotape in the collection.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated.

About 540 items.

Arrangement: numerical.

Processing information: Processing archivists compiled titles for videotapes from original videotape containers or cases. Videotape descriptions and topics for VT-4929/1 through VT-4929/534 were compiled from a videotape inventory, titled "WTVD Tape Summaries", found in the WTVD Moving Images Collection control file. It is unclear at this time who originally created these descriptions and assigned topics. In January 2022, processing archivists edited these videotape descriptions to align with Wilson Special Collections Technical Services' style guide and conscious editing initiatives. Processing archivists added this updated videotape description to the finding aid, while keeping previously assigned topics as-is: agriculture, arts, business, crafts, culture, education, environment, government, health, history, hobbies, government, individuals, media, music, religion, societal issues, and sports.

Videotapes produced by television station WTVD for the locally produced programs Reflections, Reel Perspectives, Primetime, Primetime Saturday, and Primetime Sunday. Topics include a wide variety of community-related issues. Shows feature personalities of local and national significance, including African American journalists Ervin Hester, Cathy Stowe, Gail Paschall, and Miriam Thomas.

Videotape VT-4929/1

Black Colleges: the New Idea, 12 March 1979 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/1

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Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews deans of North Carolina's historically Black colleges about the HEW guidelines passed in the late 1970s.

topics: education

Videotape VT-4929/2

Carolina Pirates #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/2

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews players and administrators of the team. The topics discussed include community and media support, the need for a semi-professional football team in the area, and the function the team provides for the players.

topics: sports

Videotape VT-4929/3

Acupuncture #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/3

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Likely a Primetime segment. Dr. Yoshito Kusumi is interviewed about his innovative treatments for various diseases and treatments for people who smoke. He speaks of how his pain management programs and neural psychiatry effectively treat snack cravings, TMJ, or nicotine addiction.

topics: health

Videotape VT-4929/4

Chimney Sweep #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/4

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Ervin Hester conducts this segment about Sammy Clark. Clark's jobs of chimney sweep and officer at the Federal Correctional Institution in Butner, N.C. are examined.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/5

Ma Brown, 20 December 1984? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/5

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Likely a Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester looks at the success enjoyed by Ma Brown's bakery and how she managed to succeed as a Black-run business with the aid of the Durham Business and Professional Chain.

topics: business

Videotape VT-4929/6

Soul City; Pins; Garry Dornburg, 27 August 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/6

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester reports on a new housing project for the elderly in Soul City and the potential for industrial growth in the community [See also VT-4929/183; VT-4929/259; VT-4929/260; VT-4929/392; VT-4929/521]. He interviews Edward D. Roberts, a North Carolina State University (NCSU) student creating pins depicting celebrities [Repeat VT-4929/178]. In the final segment, Katherine Walters talks to sports radio personality Garry Dornburg about his 150-pound weight loss and his regimen of diet and exercise.

topics: societal issues; arts; individuals; health

Videotape VT-4929/7

Health Manpower #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/7

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Likely a Reel Perspectives segment. The North Carolina Health Manpower Development Program encourages people of color to enter the healthcare profession. Ervin Hester discusses the program and need for workers with Dr. Lavonia Allison.

topics: health; education

Videotape VT-4929/8

Car Restoration #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/8

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Ervin Hester discusses the University Printery and letterpress printing with Lawrence Campbell. He then discusses vintage car restoration (a 1930 Chevrolet Sports Roadster) and the Central Carolina Antique Automobile Club with Charlton Campbell and his wife Ruth.

topics: history; hobbies

Videotape VT-4929/9

Look-alikes #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/9

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Ervin Hester interviews Loviet Peterson [?] and Maggie Therington [?] about what it means to be a lookalike. Peterson looks like Diana Ross and Therington like Aretha Franklin.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/10

Contact #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/10

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews administrators and volunteers at Contact about the need for and commitment to the helpline. Hester also discusses with David and Martha McDowell-Fleming their boat-building project.

topics: individuals; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/11

Teen Pregnancy #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/11

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Likely a Primetime segment. This segment looks at two programs and how they help young single mothers. These programs are the Cooperative Education Program and the Abundant Life Home for Life.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/12

Potter, 28 October 1980? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/12

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Likely a Reel Perspectives segment. Sid Oakley discusses the nature of his pottery and how he re-discovered a zinc crystal glaze that had been used in China.

topics: arts; crafts

Videotape VT-4929/13

Dr. Charles Drew, 1983? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/13

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Likely a Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester investigates the myth surrounding Dr. Charles Drew's death in Alamance County. He interviews hospital personnel and friends about the hospital care Dr. Drew received following a car accident and how the myth stems from the segregation and racism in the South that often prevented Blacks from receiving care at white hospitals. [footage Repeated in later report VT-4929/456; See also VT-4929/467]

topics: history; societal issues; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/14

John Baker #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/14

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Likely a Reel Perspectives segment. Interviews with John Baker, his family, and his workmates. Includes a brief retrospective of his life as a football player and as the first Black sheriff of Raleigh, N.C. [See also VT-4929/64].

topics: individuals; history

Videotape VT-4929/15

Edwards, 9 November 1983? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/15

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester speaks with Pastor Edwards of the First Baptist church in Fayetteville, N.C. Edwards speaks of the need for community involvement.

topics: individuals; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/16

The Sensational Nightingales, 7 May 1981? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/16

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Likely a Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews the gospel group the Nightingales about how they began and what has made them successful. He also speaks with Lynn Wilson about why he set up his recording studio in North Carolina. [See also VT-4929/128 and 4929/266]

topics: music

Videotape VT-4929/17

Black Radio, 13 August 1983 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/17

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Reflections segment. Cathy Thompson traces the development of Black radio from the early 1940s to 1983. She interviews Jack Gibson, one of the first Black deejays, as well as other prominent media professionals like Ervin Hester, who started in radio.

topics: history; media

Videotape VT-4929/18

Adoption, 12 March 1983 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/18

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Reflections segment. Cathy Thompson Stowe speaks with adoptive and foster parents about the need for homes for children of color. She reports on efforts to dispel myths about adoption and the difficulties in placing children with disabilities. She also looks at the aid given this endeavor by the organization Friends of Black Children.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/19

Dark Nights in March #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/19

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Cathy Thompson interviews two women, Janie Cameron Riley and Betty Hayes, about what it was like to grow up on tenant farms at Stagville, a state historic site that includes the remnants of the one of the largest plantations in North Carolina.

topics: history; agriculture

Videotape VT-4929/20

Worker Owned (B-Roll) #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/20

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With the layoffs that occurred in the 1980s, there was a trend towards developing worker-owned businesses. Interviews were conducted with people who had started their own businesses. [See also VT-4929/213 and VT-4929/301]

topics: business; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/21

Vote (B-Roll) #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/21

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Most likely B-Roll for Reflections segment. This tape consists of unedited clips intended for a show on voting rights. These clips include SCLC marches and some archival footage about the civil rights movement. [See also VT-4929/23]

topics: history; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/22

Housing Combo #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/22

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Reflections segment. Topics discussed include federal cutbacks, historical preservation, and housing for low-income and under-resourced communities. The development of Hayti and its demolition for urban renewal were also examined. [See also VT-4929/207, VT-4929/330, and VT-4929/331]

topics: societal issues; history

Videotape VT-4929/23

Vote (A-Roll) #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/23

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Most likely A-Roll for Reflections segment. This tape consists of unedited clips intended for a show on voting rights. These clips include SCLC marches and discusses voting rights under the Reagan administration. [See also VT-4929/21]

topics: societal issues; history

Videotape VT-4929/24

Shaw Conference: The Black Male: Endangered or Endeared, 23 March 1985 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/24

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Reflections segment. Hosted by Cathy Stowe, this show coincides with a Shaw Conference on Black men in America. Guests talk about Dr. James McGee's report on the gauntlet of cultural obstacles that Black men endure in America. Topics include the high rates of unemployment, arrest, incarceration, suicide and death. Education, poverty, discrimination, and inaccurate portrayals by the media are also discussed.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/25

Cosmetics, 23 August 1985 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/25

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe talks with a dermatologist and cosmologists about several aspects of skincare, haircare, and hairstyling for Black women and men. The show also discusses the rise in popularity of acrylic nails, including nail jewelry, french manicures and painted designs.

topics: culture

Videotape VT-4929/26

Black Farmers Edit #2 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/26

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Most likely Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe interviews Black farmers about the difficulties of maintaining a financially stable small farm. The FHA's racist policies are also discussed. [See also VT-4929/27 and 4929/34]

topics: agriculture; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/27

Black Farming 1 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/27

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe reports on the limited resources available for Black farmers and the lack of information about financial and technical opportunities. [See also VT-4929/26 and 4929/34]

topics: agriculture; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/28

Jazz '85, 28 September 1985 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/28

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe interviews contemporary jazz musicians about jazz as the classical American music. Musicians discuss the history of jazz as Black means of expression, its influence on other music, and the need for current players to study the achievements of past musicians.

topics: music

Videotape VT-4929/29

Black Music #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/29

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Cathy Thompson Stowe discusses the development of blues, jazz, and swing. There was also some information about gospel music. The Black Music Association was briefly mentioned.

topics: music; history

Videotape VT-4929/30

Open Vote C-Roll (The Final Pilgrimage) #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/30

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Reflections segment. This segment by Cathy Thompson was named "The Final Pilgrimage" on tape. It contains promo spots for the show. [See also VT-4929/2l and VT-4929/23]

topics: history; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/31

Edgemont Community Center #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/31

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The focus of Cathy Stowe's show is the ECC Juvenile Outreach Program. The program provides educational activities for kids during summer vacation.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/32

Beauty, 6 November 1982 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/32

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe discusses the development of lines of African American make-up. The need for exercise and the opportunities available in modeling are also discussed. Briefly mentions Madame C. J. Walker and DeShazor's Beauty College.

topics: health; culture

Videotape VT-4929/33

Contemporary Christian Music #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/33

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Reflections segment. Keith Whitney interviews a band member from Crew Devastation, a rap group that uses Christian themes. He also talks with the parents of one of the band members.

topics: music

Videotape VT-4929/34

Black Farmers Edit 1 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/34

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Most likely edit of Reflections segment. More footage about Black farmers, especially small farmers. The topic of land speculation is also discussed. [See also VT-4929/26 and VT-4929/27]

topics: agriculture; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/35

Communicating Black Part II #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/35

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Reflections segment. Cathy Thompson examines stereotypes used in early radio and television shows like Amos n Andy. She also looks at the presence of Blacks in the media. [See also VT-4929/154]

topics: societal issues; media; history

Videotape VT-4929/36

Hayti Development, 5 October 1985 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/36

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe interviews Nat White, Jr. and Betty Mosley about their revitalization project in the historic Black economic district of Hayti. The Hayti Development Corporation's program seeks to establish commercial developments, like the Heritage Square Shopping Center, offering quality goods and services. They also discuss a cooperative business opportunity for the community, buying membership shares in a TruValue store.

topics: business; history

Videotape VT-4929/37

Circus #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/37

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe discusses the history of the circus. The presence of Black performers is examined and how they perceive their acceptance in the circus community.

topics: media; history

Videotape VT-4929/38

Spotlight on Education #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/38

Betacam

Unedited interviews by Cathy Stowe that examine the needs and goals of the education community in North Carolina. All angles are covered - from what the administration perceives as the right path, to what teachers perceive their students as needing, and up to what the university community sees as challenges for incoming students.

topics: education

Videotape VT-4929/39

Christmas Decorations, 15 December 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/39

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Reflections segment. Hosted by Cathy Stowe, Nnenna Freelon and Thyis Thomas display ideas for homemade holiday decorations and gifts. The demonstrated examples include Christmas cards, scrapbooks, ornaments, jewelry, mats, coffee mugs, wreaths, and photo collages.

topics: crafts

Videotape VT-4929/40

College Athletics #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/40

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews coaches and administrators about the North Carolina State University (NCSU) basketball and football programs. The topics discussed include the lack of Black coaches at area colleges, the exploitation of college athletes, and university affirmative action policies regarding the hiring of coaches.

topics: sports; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/41

Rich is Better, Part II #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/41

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Reflections segment. Examines successful Black enterprises and how they tapped into the consumer market.

topics: business

Videotape VT-4929/42

A Time for Roses, 15 January 1983 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/42

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe introduces this show, which was co-produced by Shaw University and WTVD. It is a tribute to the American family and the place of older persons in the family.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/43

Somerset Place, 1986 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/43

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe conducts a discussion with Dorothy Redford and Bametta White. Among the topics discussed were the Somerset Reunion, which would reunite descendants of enslaved people held on Somerset Plantation, and how to trace the genealogy of enslaved ancestors.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/44

Jessie Watkins; Marty Revelett, 8 October 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/44

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester interviews two men with physical disabilities in this show. Jessie Watkins is a former big band singer who lost both legs to diabetes and works as parking lot attendant [Repeat VT-4929/126]. Marty Revelett was born without arms and has a owner-operated lawn care business. He discusses how other people treat him and how he uses determination and faith to overcome the challenges of being a person with a disability [Repeat VT-4929/175].

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/45

College Athletics: The Big Time, 2 August 1986? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/45

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe discusses the pressures faced by college athletes with Bill Chamberlain and Tommy Amaker.

topics: sports; education

Videotape VT-4929/46

Habitat for Humanity, 4 August 1988 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/46

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Reflections segment. Gail Paschall discusses the lack of affordable housing with Jaki Shelton-Green, Sharon Peterson, and Jerry Postema. They represent agencies endeavoring to help with the problem.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/47

Peoples #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/47

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews Colonel Peoples of Pope Air Force Base. Federal cutbacks to the military, the role of the 317th Tactical Airlift Wing, and racism are topics that were addressed.

topics: individuals; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/48

DeShazor's Beauty College #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/48

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Madame DeShazor is interviewed about the founding of DeShazor's Beauty College. She talks about the difficulties of starting up the college and what conditions were like throughout the history of the institution.

topics: history; business

Videotape VT-4929/49

Phobias, 6 May 1984? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/49

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews healthcare workers and patients about the treatment of phobias.

topics: health

Videotape VT-4929/50

Gene Banks, Part II #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/50

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Reflections segment. Stan Saunders interviews professional basketball player, Gene Banks, who talks about his love of basketball, the role his father played in cultivating that love, and why he chose Duke.

topics: sports; education

Videotape VT-4929/51

Tab Thacker #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/51

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Ervin Hester talks to All-American wrestler Tab Thacker about his new movie career and dashed Olympic hopes. He also talks about his future intentions for finishing college and why he chose wrestling over football.

topics: sports; media; education

Videotape VT-4929/52

Teen Pregnancy, 7 September 1985 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/52

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe interviews health professionals and adolescent mothers about the rise in teen pregnancy and abortions in North Carolina. They discuss the problems of peer pressure, the pervasiveness of sex in society, the teen's desire for a baby, and the high dropout rate among young mothers. The show also covers the need for sex education, birth control, and other prevention programs.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/53

Alfred Forney Morris #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/53

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Ervin Hester interviews Forney Morris about the difficulties of day-to-day life living with a disability. Morris addresses the normalcy of his life versus public perceptions of difficulties and talks about the problems with finding his first job.

topics: individuals; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/54

Hunger #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/54

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Ervin Hester examines the needs of the rural people whose incomes are below the federal poverty threshold. Mary Williams is interviewed about her volunteer efforts with the low-income communities of Wake County and the daily problems she encounters. Food banks and other programs are also discussed.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/55

Small World #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/55

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Ervin Hester talks to Franklin Suggs and Janice Harris about locating lost kin. Suggs and Harris worked together for months before discovering that Suggs' lost sister was Harris's mother. Hester also talks to representatives of Concern United Birth Parents and the Child Welfare Division about the emotional difficulties faced by birth parents who give their children up for adoption.

topics: societal issues; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/56

Dixie Hummingbirds #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/56

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Ervin Hester talks to members of the Black gospel group the Dixie Hummingbirds about the history of the group and what difficulties they have encountered.

topics: music; history

Videotape VT-4929/57

Airplane #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/57

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with Wayne Parish and Bob Wainscott about the thrills of building an airplane. Both men are members of the Experimental Airplane Association, which brings together enthusiasts who build and, sometimes, design their own aircraft.

topics: sports; hobbies

Videotape VT-4929/58

Sikh #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/58

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester talks with prominent members of the Sikh community in North Carolina about the first gurdwara built in North Carolina and about what it means to be a Sikh, especially in America.

topics: culture; religion

Videotape VT-4929/59

Ernie Barnes #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/59

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews Ernie Barnes about his artwork. Barnes used to play pro football but gave it up to pursue his art career. He is now one of the foremost African American artists. He grew up in Durham, N.C. and uses his childhood memories for inspiration. [See also VT-4929/139 and 4929/502]

topics: individual; arts

Videotape VT-4929/60

North Carolina Women's Prison, 9 December 1980? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/60

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews the warden at the Women's Prison in Raleigh, N.C. as well as women at the facility affected by the justice system. Topics addressed include rehabilitation versus punishment, mental harassment versus physical violence, and the mixing of people together at one facility.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/61

Record Bar; Goodwill; Customized Vans, 13 May 1979 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/61

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with the Bergman family about their growing record business and how their family business has grown into the 3rd largest retail record store company. In the second segment, he visits Goodwill Industries during the national week honoring achievements of people with disabilities and talks with worker of the year Mary Canady. In the final segment, Collin McNeil reports of the increased number of vans on the road and how people are customizing them like a modem day hotrod.

topics: business; societal issues; culture

Videotape VT-4929/62

Riding, 21 March 1987? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/62

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Most likely Primetime segment. The founder of and the volunteers at the Therapeutic Riding Center discuss how it began, is managed, and why they do what they do for children with disabilities. A mother and her daughter, a participant in the program, are also interviewed.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/63

School Education, 28 January 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/63

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe discusses the myths and realities surrounding predominantly Black school systems. Two superintendents talk with her about the typical image problems and what can be done to educate parents and the public, especially realtors, about the quality of education and level of violence at these schools.

topics: societal issues; education

Videotape VT-4929/64

John Baker #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/64

Betacam

This is raw footage shot of a meeting between John Baker and Y. A. Tittle. They were reminiscing about the 1964 game between the Steelers and the Giants in which Baker tackled Tittle and essentially ended his career. [See also VT-4929/14]

topics: history; sports

Videotape VT-4929/65

Deaf #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/65

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews staff of the Fortune's Hearing Aid Center in the E. K. Powe School. The staff serves the deaf students of the region. Topics discussed include TDDs, residual hearing, auditory oral communication versus total communication methods, and the controversy over decoders.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/66

Music Machines, 14 February 1980? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/66

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with Doyle Lane about his collection of music boxes and other self-playing instruments that has resulted in the Antique Music and Wheels Machines Museum in Hillsborough, N.C. His collection even contains one of the few self-playing banjos ever made.

topics: music; history

Videotape VT-4929/67

Popular Media Personalities, 14 December 1985? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/67

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Most likely Primetime Saturday segment. This show contains two segments. The first segment looks at the game show, Wheel of Fortune, and talks with creator, hosts, and guests about what the show is all about. The second segment interviews the Zink, a popular basketball announcer for the Sixers.

topics: media; history

Videotape VT-4929/68

Milton Jordan, 17 October 1983? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/68

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews Milton Jordan about his career and his views on Black newspapers. Jordan is in charge of the Carolina Times. He is also a self-taught writer.

topics: media; history

Videotape VT-4929/69

Carolina Power and Light #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/69

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester examines the history of the 75 year-old company, Carolina Power and Light. He talks with employees past and present about where the company came from and where it is heading in the future.

topics: business; history

Videotape VT-4929/70

Agoraphobia #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/70

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with two women who have had agoraphobia and overcome its grip on their lives. They discuss the need of the medical community to acknowledge the existence of the disorder and where people can go for help with their condition.

topics: health

Videotape VT-4929/71

Wanda Jones, Police Officer #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/71

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews Wanda Jones about her job as a police officer and how gender affects the work. Also, discusses her role as vocalist for the Spiritual Lights.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/72

Greensboro Trial, 13 July 1985 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/72

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe interviews Marty Nathan and Nelson Johnson about their feelings over having won the wrongful death suit brought against the city. Also discussed were the mix of groups (Nazis, KKK, Communist Worker's Party, and police) that led to the shooting and deaths of 5 individuals on 3 November 1979.

topics: societal issues; history

Videotape VT-4929/73

Martin Luther King, Sr., 12 April 1980? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/73

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Reflections segment. Reflections taped and aired the sermon given by Reverend Martin Luther King, Sr. at Duke University. King discussed his son's childhood and how he had always shown the ability to question and stand up for what was right. He also discussed how it only takes one person to stand up and mobilize everyone towards what needs fighting for in society.

topics: individuals; history

Videotape VT-4929/74

Affirmative Action #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/74

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Reflections segment. Matt Sinclair interviews Walter Jackson, Affirmative Action Administrator for the city of Durham, N.C., about what issues need to be addressed by his office.

topics: societal issues; history

Videotape VT-4929/75

Eric Vernon - Whistler #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/75

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews Eric Vernon about his whistling abilities and how he achieved the rank of National Whistling Champion. Friends are also interviewed about the pleasures and pains of having a friend who can whistle as loudly and tunefully as Vernon.

topics: individuals; hobbies

Videotape VT-4929/76

Shaw University Second Annual Heritage Festival #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/76

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Reflections segment. Ervin Hester speaks with the president of Shaw University and with other prominent African American professionals about the perceptions and richness of African American culture, as well as the importance of Black universities in preserving and handing on that heritage.

topics: societal issues; media; history

Videotape VT-4929/77

Beach Music #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/77

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with members of various beach music bands. He also talks to people attending the Beach Music Convention at Indian Ridge Park.

topics: music

Videotape VT-4929/78

Maria Parham Hospital #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/78

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with people protesting the lack of Black, low-income, and women representation on the Board of Trustees for Maria Parham Hospital in Henderson County. He also briefly speaks with Sam Lyddel[?], a member of the board.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/79

Orange/Durham CETA #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/79

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester speaks with officials of the employment office about what services are offered, the type of qualifications for the program, and the safeguards against abuse of the system. He also speaks with employers of program participants.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/80

Sports and Pastimes, 13 August 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/80

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Reel Perspectives segment. In the first segment, Ervin Hester speaks to Anders Lundy about the history and manufacture of whirligigs. The second segment focuses on tai chi chuan, a martial art practiced by Chapel Hill residents Lisa Hayward and Jay Dunbar. Chris Washburn is the subject of the third segment. His attendance at Laurinberg School and choice of North Carolina State University (NCSU) are discussed.

topics: crafts; sports; culture; education

Videotape VT-4929/81

Breaking Challenges on Land, Sea, and Air: A Black physician, woman parachutist, early submersible, 2 August 1985? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/81

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Reel Perspectives segment. The first segment focuses on Dr. William A. Cleland and his service to his community. His role in the integration of Black medical personnel with white personnel in the armed forces is also discussed. The second segment deals with Terry Bennett and her role as a member of the Golden Knights Parachutes Team. She recovered from a fall from 8,000 feet when her parachutes tangled and remains one of the top 5 women in the sport. The third segment deals with one of the first submersibles available to scientists and used to explore Caribbean sea life

topics: individuals; health; sports; science

Videotape VT-4929/82

North Carolina Symphony #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/82

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Most likely Primetime segment. Hester speaks with Arthur Banks Tally and Gerhardt Zimmermann about the finances and direction of the symphony. They also discuss the difficulty of finding Black instrumentalists for the symphony and how they are attempting to compensate. [See also VT-4929/451 report on the ongoing lack of Black players]

topics: music; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/83

Cellular; Shaw Foods, 12 August 1990 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/83

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester reports on the growing cell phone industry, visits with local cell phone companies and explains how the phones are installed. The future advances in digital technology and increased availability are also discussed [Repeat VT-4929/174]. Hester then interviews the Shaws who run a Black owned food service business about their work for the military and Black colleges and their difficulty in getting large university contracts [See also VT-4929/123].

topics: business; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/84

Women's Prison; Photo Essay, 15 August 1987 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/84

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Primetime Saturday segment. Ervin Hester reports on the case of Barbara Williams, a mother of nine who is serving a sentence for food stamp fraud. He interviews the Clerk of the Court, a probation officer, a judge and lawyers about the misdirection of her child support checks, trial, and imprisonment despite a law permitting convicted non-violent pregnant women to stay out of prison until after childbirth. The final segment is a photo essay by Ed Boyd on the way things used to be in North Carolina, picturing old farms.

topics: societal issues; history

Videotape VT-4929/85

Muriel Allison #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/85

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews Muriel Allison, a teacher at Ligon High School, and friends about what makes her an exceptional teacher.

topics: individuals; education

Videotape VT-4929/86

Illiteracy #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/86

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews students in adult education programs, as well as teachers of the classes.

topics: education

Videotape VT-4929/87

TOPPS #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/87

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Ervin Hester talks with single mothers about the difficulties of raising their children. He also looks at a program attempting to help young men realize their responsibilities to these children.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/88

Turkey #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/88

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester examines the turkey industry, using Tarheel Hatchery as an example.

topics: agriculture

Videotape VT-4929/89

Mr. Did #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/89

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Ervin Hester interviews Mr. Did (Clyde Wyatt) about his numerous activities, including his role in Durham's clean community system.

topics: individuals; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/90

Ben Ruffin #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/90

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews the special assistant to the Governor, Ben Ruffin, about his role in minority affairs.

topics: individuals; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/91

Pork Skins #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/91

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Ervin Hester and C. T. Williams discuss his creation and marketing of Uncle Will's Fried Porkskins.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/92

Money: how to make it, what to do with it, and the consequences of not having it, 29 April 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/92

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Reel Perspectives segment. A three-segment show by Ervin Hester which looks at the Chapel Hill/Carrboro PT A Thrift Shop, Morrisville's attempt to pass a bond referendum for water and sewage, and homelessness in the area. [Segments 1 and 2 repeat VT-4929/514]

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/93

North Carolina Symphony Financial Woes #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/93

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester reports on the early close of the North Carolina Symphony season due to financial problems and the orchestra's need of community support.

topics: music

Videotape VT-4929/94

Sheltered Workshop #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/94

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks to Milton Bass about the Cumberland Sheltered Workshop that trains and employs people with disabilities in a variety of jobs, primarily producing sports related products. [See also VT-4929/114 and VT-4929/435]

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/95

Jake Sells #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/95

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Ervin Hester speaks with Jake about how he started in the automobile salvage business and what types of difficulties are now present in the business.

topics: individuals; business

Videotape VT-4929/96

Durham Striders Track Club #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/96

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews a variety of people associated with the Striders. The discussion topics included he amount of volunteer effort needed and the academic status of the student participants.

topics: sports; education

Videotape VT-4929/97

Ski, the 7-11 Clown #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/97

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Hester interviews Ski, a local clown, showing his makeup routine, act and love of this specialized public relation skill.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/98

Family Farmer; Laurel Mill; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 16 May 1987 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/98

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Primetime Saturday segment. Ervin Hester talks with the Barker family about the difficulties they face as Black farmers. Philip Barker lost half of his dairy herd to anaplasmosis and could not get any financial aid from the government to help him through the crisis. Hester interviews the Holmes, a retired couple who have restored a historic water powered grist mill in Franklin County. Finally, Hester reports on the conservation and exhibition of Joseph H. Hirshhorn's bequest of modern art to Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.

topics: agriculture; societal issues; history; arts

Videotape VT-4929/99

Peanut Lab #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/99

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester visits the Dr. Young's North Carolina State University (NCSU) lab to learn how peanuts are being tested to weed out off-flavored nuts. The lab's professional tasters are also interviewed. [See also VT-4929/446]

topics: agriculture

Videotape VT-4929/100

A Countdown to Shame, 22 December 1978 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/100

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Hester talks with a variety of individuals about the importance of and financial difficulties facing the North Carolina Museum of Life and Sciences in 1978. The curator, staff, and volunteers at the museum were interviewed about why they thought the museum was important and about the financial difficulties the museum was experiencing. School children were interviewed about why they liked the museum.

topics: science; education; government

Videotape VT-4929/101

Fayetteville Horses; Astrology; Pipes; Cameron Ind. Stadium, 29 January 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/101

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester reports on Fayetteville County's addition of mounted police and the advantages the horse give officers in patrolling and crowd control. Gail Paschall interviews Nancy Crow, an astrologer who prepares charts to forewarn future events. Hester talks with Bennie Baker, an assistant principal at West Apex High School, about his hobby of making pipes [Repeat VT-4929/218]. Dwayne Ballen reports on the student basketball fans at Duke University's Cameron Indoor Stadium.

topics: government; individuals; hobbies; sports

Videotape VT-4929/102

George Frazier I, 6 May 1985? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/102

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Cathy Stowe and George Frazier discuss the Public Safety Officer System in Durham. Key in the discussion was the promotion of only PS Officers to high rank over officers who had focused on being only part of the police or of the fire department.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/109

George Frazier II, 6 May 1985? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/109

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[Tape inventory lists title of VT-4929/109 as "Pluria" (Pluria Marshall, Jr.)]

Videotape VT-4929/103

Buck Leonard, 4 July 1982? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/103

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Reel Perspectives segment. Hester interviews Buck Leonard, Joe Black, and Monte Irvin about their roles in the National Negro Baseball League and about the difficulties about breaking down the racial barrier keeping them out of the Hall of Fame.

topics: sports; history

Videotape VT-4929/104

Henry Bibby #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/104

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Stan Saunders talks with the parents of Henry and Jim Bibby about their sons and their opportunities in the athletic field.

topics: sports; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/105

David Rose #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/105

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester talks with David Rose and his wife Anna Rose about his woodcarvings. Hester and David Rose discuss how he got started carving, the nature of various woods, where to seek advice, and how long a carving can take.

topics: arts; crafts

Videotape VT-4929/106

Donnie Simpson, 24 June 1987? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/106

Betacam

Donnie Simpson is interviewed about the success of Black music and musicians. Also discussed are his picks for the best current artists and who to watch and why.

topics: music

Videotape VT-4929/107

Oprah Winfrey Interview I; Pluria #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/107

Betacam

Reflections segment. Talk show host, producer, and actor Oprah Winfrey discusses her sense of identity, the need for spiritual grounding, and Black stereotypes with Denise James.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/108

Oprah Winfrey Interview II with promo; Pluria #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/108

Betacam

Reflections segment. Denise James continues her interview with Oprah Winfrey who talks about the letters she gets from people telling how her show has changed their lives. Oprah also discusses the role acting plays in her life.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/111

Beating the Odds: [Asian American businesses], Edmondia Edmead, and flood victims in Warren and Pitt, 23 July 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/111

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Primetime Sunday segment. A three segment show that looks at Cary's China Town, Edmondia D. Edmead, and flooding in Warren and Pitt counties. The segment on China Town looks at a grocery, seafood wholesaler, and a fashion designer [Repeat VT-4929/448]. Segment features Mei-Whei Hsu, a building owner, Marylin Hsu, a seafood market owner, and Tiong Tan, a designer. The segment on Edmondia Edmead talks briefly about the Mary E. Shaw School and then shows Ms. Edmead reciting "The Progress of Man". The final segment has Keith Whitley interviewing residents and officials in Warren and Pitt counties about the rapid flooding that occurred.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/112

Electric Sunshine Man, 5 May 1980? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/112

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Cathy Stowe examines the achievements of the children at the Governor Morehead School for the Blind. The students presented the musical about Thomas Edison, "The Electric Sunshine Man."

topics: education; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/113

Cedar Creek Pottery Contest #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/113

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Sid and Pat Oakley host a competition between Michael Sherrill and Mark Hewitt. The contest is to see who can make the tallest thrown clay pot.

topics: crafts

Videotape VT-4929/114

Durham Exchange Club #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/114

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Most likely Primetime segment. Formerly known as the Shelter Workshop, the Durham Exchange Club provides training and work for many people with disabilities in the area. [See also VT-4929/94 and 4929/435]

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/115

Lions Club #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/115

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester visits the Lions Club an institution that provides training and work for people with disabilities.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/116

Martin Luther King, Jr. Salute, 14 January 1990 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/116

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester talks with a variety of people who knew Martin Luther King, Jr. and who participated in the civil rights movement.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/117

Rae McNamara; Crime Watch Prevention; Antiques, 11 March 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/117

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester hosts a three segment show that talks with Rae McNamara, the first woman director of the North Carolina Prison System, examines the trend towards neighborhood watches for crime prevention, and looks at Jim Melvin's antiques business.

topics: individuals; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/118

Augusta Turner; Project Phoenix; Mambazo, 11 March 1990 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/118

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester interviews Augusta Turner about her community efforts and establishment of Hope Haven. In segment two, Ed Crump reports on Project Phoenix, a program where Raleigh police patrol public housing to create a safer environment. The last segment is on Ladysmith Black Mambazo, a South African musical group. They can be heard doing vocals on some of Paul Simon's music.

topics: individuals; societal issues; music

Videotape VT-4929/119

Costs of prison inmates; American Dance Festival; Cane Creek Baptist Church, 2 July 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/119

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Primetime segment. In the first segment, Ervin Hester looks at the cost to taxpayers of the prison system and various work programs for people in prisons. In segment two, he examines the American Dance Festival and the international and national choreographers present [See also VT-4929/209 and 4929/313]. The final segment, Ed Crump looks at the anniversary celebration for Cane Creek and at the presentation of a monument to early church members who were enslaved.

topics: societal issues; arts; history

Videotape VT-4929/120

Jazz Music; Kenny Lewis; Cattle Research, 28 January 1990 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/120

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Primetime Sunday segment. Three segments hosted by Ervin Hester. The initial segment looks at early jazz musicians and talks with Frank Motley, Brother Yusef Salim, and Gus Brown. Motley discusses the development of his dual trumpeting. The second segment looks at native Durham artist Kenny Lewis, who is primarily self-taught. He paints historic buildings in the area. The final segment looks at research being done at the Beef Cattle Research Center at North Carolina State University (NCSU). The project examines various breeds of cattle and monitors their food intake in the hopes of understanding the influence food has on the bovine reproductive cycle [Repeat VT-4929/125].

topics: music; arts; individuals; science

Videotape VT-4929/121

Children with AIDS; Housing Inspections; Regina Belle, 11 February 1990 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/121

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester interviews medical staff and adoptive parents of children (primarily infants) with AIDS. The second segment deals with lobbying state government for better protective measures or more stringent requirements for the construction of houses. In the final segment Hester talks with Regina Belle about her musical career.

topics: societal issues; individuals; music

Videotape VT-4929/122

Boys' Club; MADD; Football; Christmas Music Video, 31 December 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/122

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Primetime Sunday segment. First segment looks at the John Avery's Boys and Girls Club and Julius Lott taking over as director from Lee Smith [See also VT-4929/459]. The second segment discusses drunk drivers and the establishment of the North Carolina chapter of MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving). The head of the chapter, Becky Bowman, is interviewed about her role in MADD and the death of her daughter. Tony Debo narrates the football segment consisting of clips from the 1989 season. The final segment is images of Christmas decorations with seasonal music playing.

topics: societal issues; individuals; sports

Videotape VT-4929/123

Shaw Food; Emergency Issue; Paul Robeson, 25 February 1990 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/123

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Primetime Sunday segment. The first segment looks at Shaw Food, a Black owned business which provides services like running dining halls or cafeterias [See also VT-4929/83]. The second segment looks at environmental issues that are having affects globally. Speakers at the 1990 North Carolina State University (NCSU) environmental conference included Senator Al Gore and Carl Sagan. The final segment looked at the career of Paul Robeson and the struggles he had as a Black actor and singer [See also VT-4929/514].

topics: business; science; arts; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/124

Angolans; Teen Pregnancy, 22 October 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/124

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester examines the ties between North Carolina, especially the Triangle, with the government and businesses of Angola. The second segment looks at teen pregnancy.

topics: business; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/125

Bobbie Lee Weaver; Cattle Research; Russia, 12 November 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/125

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Primetime Sunday segment. The first segment looks at the day-to-day trials faced by Bobbie Lee Weaver, a person living with quadriplegia, and looks at his reasons for pursuing an MBA at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) [Repeat VT-4929/478]. The second segment looks at research being done at the Beef Cattle Research Center at North Carolina State University (NCSU). The project examines various breeds of cattle and monitors their food intake in the hopes of understanding the influence food has on the bovine reproductive cycle [Repeat VT-4929/120]. The third segment examines the Black market for American goods in Russia and shows the transactions between Elizabeth Hurley and a Russian person.

topics: individuals; science; business

Videotape VT-4929/126

Wilkins; Candles; Jessie Watkins, 7 January 1990 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/126

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Primetime Sunday segment. The first segment in an interview with Kenneth Wilkins about his job as Register of Deeds. The second segment looks at the manufacture of candles by Old Colony Candles and how they retail candles [Repeat VT-4929/176 and 4929/528]. The final segment talks with Jessie Watkins, a vocalist with a variety of groups during the Big Bands era. [Repeat VT-4929/44]

topics: individuals; business; music

Videotape VT-4929/127

Europa #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/127

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Deborah Long examines the construction of and the influences upon the design of the Hotel Europa in Chapel Hill. N.C. The hotel uses art from North Carolina artists to decorate the lobby and rooms.

topics: business; arts

Videotape VT-4929/128

Nightingales #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/128

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Raw clips of the music group performing a variety of songs. [See also VT-4929/16 and VT-4929/266]

topics: music

Videotape VT-4929/129

P.I.C.; Work; Campus Crime, 5 February 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/129

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester reports on the vocational education provided by the Private Industry Council (PIC) Job Training Center and how students are improving their job qualifications for employment. He also looks at the Employment Security Commission's efforts to provide job interview training, referrals, placements and help with retention. Hester interviews participants in the Durham County Community Work Experience Program (CWEP) for people who receive welfare. Kelley McHenry's reports on University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's (UNC-CH) rape prevention program and local efforts to stem the rise in crime on campuses.

topics: business; government; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/130

George H. Lee; Bakatsias; Teacher's Protest, 5 March 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/130

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester interviews George Henry Lee, who runs a southern country store and kitchen in Brooklyn, N.Y., selling produce and products from North Carolina [Repeat VT-4929/464]. Hester then reports on the Bakatsias Seafood Restaurant, one of several owned by the Bakatsias family. Artist John Wade painted marine murals for the restaurant whose atmosphere also includes a 60 foot boat in the dining room. Dave Boliek covers the North Carolina teachers' march on the Capitol protesting the freeze on public school teachers' pay raises and Gov. Jim Martin's response to their complaints.

topics: individuals; business; education; government

Videotape VT-4929/131

Housing #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/131

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks to officials in charge of public housing, as well as people in public housing. Bureaucratic difficulties, building materials, and building maintenance issues are all examined.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/132

José Pereya #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/132

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester speaks with José Pereya about his photography studio and his native Argentina. They also discuss free enterprise.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/133

Tinnitus #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/133

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews doctors and patients about the treatment for and effects of tinnitus.

topics: health

Videotape VT-4929/134

Apex #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/134

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Ervin Hester takes a brief look at the history and growth of Apex, a town in Wake County, N.C..

topics: history

Videotape VT-4929/135

Teen Pregnancy II, 14 September 1985 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/135

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe talks with community leaders about the issues surrounding and programs for dealing with teen pregnancy.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/136

Dr. Samuel Katz; The WIND; Healthwise Eating, 4 March 1990 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/136

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester talks with Dr. Samuel Katz, pediatrician at Duke, and his colleagues about the contributions Katz has made towards the hospital and the field. Hester also talks with the director and staff of the contemporary jazz station, WNND. Katherine Walters examines the eating habits of children and how parents can help them eat a healthy diet.

topics: individuals; health; music

Videotape VT-4929/137

Pilot [referencing pilot episode] #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/137

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Primetime segments. Ervin Hester interviews Bill Via, a former faculty member at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) School of Dentistry, about his retirement pastime, sail planes. Hester then examines local jazz musicians and discusses vocal accompaniment techniques. Segment features Billy Taylor and Eve Cornelious. Next, Hester visits Cedar Creek Pottery and the rural community of Bonlee, N.C. Finally, Hester interviews the former mayor of Fayetteville, N.C. Other segments also included.

topics: sports; music; crafts; government

Videotape VT-4929/138

Blacks and the Legal System #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/138

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Most likely Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe examines the relationship of poverty to crime and the lack of legal services available to low-income and under-resourced Black communities.

topics: societal issues; government

Videotape VT-4929/139

Ernie Barnes; Deaf; Essay, 5 November 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/139

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester talks with Ernie Barnes, his wife, and friends about his life, motivations, and art [See also VT-4929/59 and VT-4929/502]. In the next segment he examines the football team of the Eastern North Carolina School of the Deaf. The final segment is a photo essay of areas in and around the Triangle.

topics: individuals; sports; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/140

Cedar Creek Pottery; Kyokushnkai Karate; Women Workers; Smithsonian #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/140

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester's initial segment on Cedar Creek Pottery discusses Sid and Pat Oakley's establishment of a working craft shop where potters can learn and sell their products [Repeat VT- 4929/137]. In the second segment, he looks at a Japanese style of karate, Kyokushnkai and talks with Sensei Okbar and others about competitions, karate's need for concentration, and its ability to challenge the person. Then he examines gradual breakdown of gender barriers in the workforce as more women join career oriented professions [Repeat VT-4929/423]. The final report is on the Smithsonian's American Entertainment Collection, explaining how the memorabilia represents an important element of society and American cultural heritage.

topics: arts; sports; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/141

DMV Enforcement; Record Promotion; Chimney Sweep, 29 October 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/141

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester interviews Gwendolyn Cowan, the only Black female officer of the DMV Enforcement. The second segment is on record promotions in the music industry and how promoters work to make sure their artists are played on the radio. It includes footage of contemporary videos from Motown records and Warner Brothers [Repeat VT-4929/341]. In the final segment Don Ross interviews John Jamnick about the profession and tasks of a chimney sweep.

topics: individuals; business

Videotape VT-4929/142

Bazemore; Diabetes; Snowbirds, 26 November 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/142

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester reports on the 18 year long court case to get back pay for agricultural extension agents who were racially discriminated against in the workforce. Some of the defendants have died, but others are still pushing for a settlement that would have been cheaper for the state than the legal fees that have resulted. Katherine Walters then discusses diabetes, both juvenile diabetes and adult onset diabetes. Finally, Dave Boliek talked with boaters who migrate from the north to the warmer southern climates in winter.

topics: societal issues; health; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/143

Martina Kendricks #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/143

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester talks with Martina Kendricks about what it is like being a manager in a bank. He also talks with her mother about what she was like growing up and what types of activities she participated in during her adolescence.

topics: individuals; business

Videotape VT-4929/144

Kennedy #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/144

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester talks with various members and friends of the Kennedy family about their involvement with North Carolina Mutual. There is a brief discussion of the history of North Carolina Mutual.

topics: individuals; business; history

Videotape VT-4929/145

UNCF #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/145

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester looks at the need for financial support of UNCF (United Negro College Fund) so that traditionally Black universities like Shaw and Howard can continue to offer aid to students who would not normally be able to attend college.

topics: societal issue

Videotape VT-4929/146

Tobacco Tins #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/146

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester talks with C. J. Simpson about his collection of tobacco tins.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/147

Carpenter Family #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/147

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews members of the Carpenter family of Harnett County about life and opinions on religion and books.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/148

Drum Corps #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/148

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with Darryl Spellman about drum corps, when they practice, what a drum corps consists of, how they're funded, and their national and international scope. [See also VT-4929/180]

topics: individuals; music

Videotape VT-4929/149

ORFF; Xiao-Lu-Li; Facial Prosthetics; Old Drivers, 4 December 1988 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/149

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester visits Sarah Williams class where she uses the ORFF-Schulwerk method of musical learning to instruct young children [Repeat VT-4929/412]. Hester interviews violinist Xiao Lu-Li, North Carolina State University (NCSU) musician-in-residence about the need for performing arts at a more scientific and technical university [Repeat VT-4929/457]. Hester then talks with Jane Bahor, who creates cosmetic facial prosthetics often used on skin cancer patients [Repeat VT-4929/454]. George Mallet reports on impairments affecting older drivers, that laws do not limit the age of drivers, and the personal freedom driving affords the elderly.

topics: education; music; individuals; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/150

Visionquest #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/150

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester talks to a counselor and participant in the Visionquest program. The program takes youths who are in trouble with the legal system on a wagontrain trip. The purposes of the program are to provide a rite of passage and to teach the benefits of hard work.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/151

Greg Washington #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/151

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Washington is interviewed about racism and how it impacts student organizations. He also discussed the similarities of the beliefs of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/152

McKissick #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/152

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Primetime segment. Ervin Hester talks briefly with Floyd McKissick about the interdependence of civil rights and economic rights. Information was also provided about McKissick's time with CORE and his founding of Soul City, N.C. [See also VT-4929/306]

topics: individuals; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/153

Ad Man and Donut Man #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/153

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Reflections segment. Raw footage for a segment Cathy Stowe was putting together about the variety of jobs available. Includes footage of a man who puts the advertising on billboards and of a man who works in a Dunkin Donuts.

topics: business

Videotape VT-4929/154

Communicating Black, 7 November 1981 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/154

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Reflections segment. Cathy Thompson (Stowe) talked with Thalmus Rasulala, Joyce Clayton, and Marla Gibbs about the portrayal of Black people in film and television. The Birth of a Nation, film stereotypes of African Americans, Amos n Andy and The Jeffersons were also discussed. [See also VT-4929/35]

topics: societal issues; media; history

Videotape VT-4929/155

The Changing Face of Politics, 12 November 1989? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/155

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Reflections segment. Gail Paschall talks with Black politicians who won election in North Carolina. Segment includes a panel with Horace Johnson, mayor elect of Hillsborough, N.C., and Chester Jenkins, mayor elect of Durham, N.C., as well as a panel with Edward Faison, Jr., city council elect, Clinton, N.C., and Dr. Joseph Aicher, chairman of the Political Science Department at North Carolina Central University (NCCU). Paschall talks with one candidate who had to sue the county to have the district lines changed. Supporters of the candidates were allowed to speak from the audience.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/156

Burning Controversy, 21 January 1989? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/156

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Reflections segment. Gail Paschall discusses a piece by ABC Nightline correspondent Russ Murphy on "Mississippi Burning" with two of her guests. Segment includes interview with Kenneth Fairley, president of NAACP Forrest County, Miss. In the next segment, Gail examines the case of J. D. Quintichette, a Black woman who was fired from her job after staying home to celebrate Martin Luther King Day. Politician Dan Blue and Michael Okun, a labor attorney, are featured in the segment.

topics: individuals; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/157

False Hopes or New Games, 1 April 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/157

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Reflections segment. Gail Paschall talks with athletic directors from local colleges about the pros and cons of Propositions 48 and 42, which affect what high school athletes are accepted into college athletic programs. They also discuss the faults with the SAT.

topics: societal issues; sports

see Series 2, folder 3, for transcript

Videotape VT-4929/158

Chavis A-Roll #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/158

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Cathy Stowe talks with Elizabeth Chavis about her son's trial, imprisonment, and exoneration. Her son is Ben Chavis, one of the Wilmington Ten. [See also VT-4929/405; VT-4929/242; VT-4929/295]

topics: societal issues; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/159

Racial and Religious Violence, 18 February 1989? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/159

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Reflections segment. Gail Paschall talks with Rob Sikorski and Alice Eley Jones about the rise of and documentation of racially motivated hate crimes. They discuss how society propagates the racially divisive attitudes and what needs to be done in the education system to overcome the hatred.

topics: societal issues

see Series 2, folder 3, for transcript

Videotape VT-4929/160

Fayetteville Street Blues, 15 May 1982 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/160

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe interviews owners and workers of businesses on Fayetteville Street. She discusses their reoccurring problems as business owners and the lack of effective police intervention related to their properties and places of work.

topics: societal issues

see Series 2, folder 3, for transcript

Videotape VT-4929/161

Campus Unrest, 4 March 1988 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/161

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Reflections segment. Miriam Thomas interviews students and administrators about the difficulties facing Black students at predominantly white institutions, including the small number of Black faculty members, recruitment methods for faculty and students, and programs designed to aid Black students.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/162

Nursing: Changing Trends, 11 March 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/162

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Reflections segment. Gail Paschall interviews nursing instructors, doctors, and representatives from nursing chapters. They discuss the shortage of nurses in general and the lack of Black representation in the field. They also discuss the variety of programs available for training and the terminology applied to different professional levels in the nursing field.

topics: health; education

Videotape VT-4929/163

Duke Confusion? ... And Unions, 4 March 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/163

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Reflections segment. Gail Paschall talks with lawyers, members of Union 030489, and Servicemaster about the recent allegations of union busting at Duke University. According to housekeeping staff, the company contracted to manage the housekeeping at Duke is not in compliance with union contracts. According to Servicemaster, the union has not sought new contracts with them, and union members have attempted to negotiate their salaries independent of union agreements.

topics: societal issues; business

Videotape VT-4929/164

Adoption, 19 February 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/164

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Reflections segment. Miriam Thomas interviews members of the North Carolina Association of Friends of Black Children about the reasons behind its founding and what types of programs have been implemented in recent years. Thomas also talks with a mother and her adopted child.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/165

Hoof and Horn #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/165

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester talks with past and present members of Duke University's student theatrical group Hoof & Horn about what makes the club special.

topics: arts

Videotape VT-4929/166

Shirley Caesar #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/166

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Shirley Caesar is interviewed about her childhood and the importance of family, religion, and music in her life. [See also VT-4929/333]

topics: individuals; music

Videotape VT-4929/167

Freeman Beard #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/167

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester talks with Freeman Beard about his early artistic influences, the differences between commercial design and personal artistic expression, and working in the field of art.

topics: arts; business

Videotape VT-4929/168

CARS #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/168

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester talks with members of the Street Rod Association of Durham County about how to rebuild cars, why they do it, and why they travel to show them off.

topics: culture

Videotape VT-4929/169

Barbara Turner #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/169

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester speaks with Barbara Turner about her knack for healing animals. He also talks with her about why she takes in wounded wildlife and discarded pets.

topics: individual

Videotape VT-4929/170

War and Poverty; Jazzym Wright; Troy Williams; K&S Cafeteria, 3 September 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/170

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester talks with community action groups that fight poverty. Next, he interviews Jazzym Wright, an immigrant from the Philippines who sells cleaning products. Hester then talks to Troy Williams, the founder and counselor for Advantage, which works to establish friendlier relations between police and residents of high drug-trafficking areas. The final segment is about K&S Cafeteria's expansion into a chain operation and how to run a successful cafeteria [Repeat VT-4929/178].

topics: societal issues; individuals; business

Videotape VT-4929/171

Thomas Jefferson Awards; Performance, Inc.; Durham Scholarships; Biltmore Hotel, 27 June 1987 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/171

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Primetime Saturday segment. Ervin Hester talks with Howard Jones about receiving the National Thomas Jefferson Award and why he was the recipient. The next segment examines the growth of bicycle manufacturers Performance, Inc., whose average bike costs $1,200. The third segment looks at how the Durham County School System raises the money for its Scholarship Foundation and why it is felt to be necessary. The last segment is on the Biltmore Hotel which was located in the Hayti district.

topics: societal issues; business; history

Videotape VT-4929/172

Jim Creech; Police Artist, 10 September 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/172

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester interviews Jim Creech about his experiences during WWII. They discuss where he was in relation to the Maginot Line, what existence was like as a prisoner of war, and patriotism [Repeat VT-4929/394]. Then Hester interviews George Buchanan, a classically trained artist who has turned his skill towards creating composite sketches of suspects for police.

topics: individuals; history; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/173

Willie Walker; Salvation Army; Christmas Video, 24 December 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/173

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester interviews one family about finding family connections. In the next segment, Hester talks with George Price about the goals and plans of the local Salvation Army. The final segment is sights of the Christmas season set to "Silent Night".

topics: individuals; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/174

Cellular Phones; Migrants; Cab Calloway, 10 December 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/174

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Primetime Sunday segment. In the first segment Ervin Hester discusses Centel Cellular, Cellular One, and Vanguard Cellular with its founders, how the cellular phone industry has grown and explains cell phone installation [Repeat VT-4929/83]. Ed Crump looks at drug use among migrant workers and whether or not it is more advantageous for farmers to hire migrant workers on their own instead of through a middleman in the second segment. The final segment by Brett Chambers is an interview with Cab Calloway about his life and career [Repeat VT-4929/516].

topics: business; societal issues; individuals; music

Videotape VT-4929/175

Marty Revellett; Horse Doctor, 25 June 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/175

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester talks with Marty Revellett about his disability and his day to day existence [See also VT-4929/44]. The second segment of the show features William Cochran, a veterinarian who specializes in horses.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/176

Mansion; Candles; Agape, 9 April 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/176

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Primetime segment. Ervin Hester and Gail Paschall host segments in this episode of Primetime. In the first segment, Hester talks with Thee Dixon and Francis Dixon about their painting business. They also discuss the difficulties facing Black and women run businesses [Repeat VT-4929/527]. The second segment looks at the manufacture of candles by Old Colony Candles and how they retail those candles [Repeat VT-4929/126 and 4929/528]. The final segment is on Agape Comer, which serves as a home for those in need, whether teenagers with family problems or single parents and their children.

topics: individuals; business; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/177

Agriculture; Thad Eure; Autumn Essay, 20 November 1988 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/177

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester and Don Ross host segments discussing the roles of agriculture extension agents and 4-H programs to Thad Eure's yearly pilgrimage home to vote.

topics: individuals; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/178

Cemetery; Pins; K&S Cafeteria; Tom Usry, 16 April 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/178

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester and Tony Debo host segments on the Geer Cemetery, jewelry, K&S Cafeteria, and Tom Usry. The segment on Geer Cemetery (also known as City Cemetery, Old City Cemetery, East Durham Cemetery, and Mason Cemetery) discusses the controversy over who is responsible to maintain the cemetery, the first for African Americans in Durham, N.C. The jewelry segment examines the work of North Carolina State University (NCSU) art student Edward D. Roberts. His work takes images of early Hollywood stars and recreates them as pins [Repeat VT-4929/6]. The next segment is about K&S Cafeteria's expansion into a chain operation and interviews Harry Smith about how to run a successful cafeteria [Repeat VT-4929/170]. Tony Debo reports on Tom Usry's recovery from a car racing accident.

topics: individuals; societal issues; arts; business

Videotape VT-4929/179

J. Thompson B-roll #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/179

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with John Thompson about his job as principal in the Durham City School System. They discussed the necessity of changing the school's image and of how to combat drugs on school grounds.

topics: individuals; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/180

Drum Corps, 15 July 1985? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/180

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with Darryl Spellman about his experiences in drum corps, what a drum corp is, how it functions, what its expenses are, and what instruments make up a drum corp. Note the interview footage is raw. [See also 4929/148]

topics: music; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/181

Illiteracy, October 1986? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/181

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Officials of the Kemp, Wendell Division are interviewed about their programs to help employees learn to read and write.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/182

1985 Mother of the Year; Custom Molders, Inc.; Herbalists, 3 March 1985 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/182

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with Alma Jenkins, who won the 1985 Mother of the Year Award from American Mothers, Inc. The second segment was on Custom Molders, Inc. Hester discusses with them what their products are, how their plant is set up, and what company policies are. The final segment discusses herbs and their use as medicines.

topics: individuals; business; health

Videotape VT-4929/183

Soul City; Medical Care; Illiteracy, 22 April 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/183

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester examines Soul City and talks with Floyd B. McKissick about the project and why it was abandoned by the federal government [Repeat VT-4929/392]. The second segment of the show looks at medical care and the cost of high tech medical treatments. The final segment looks at illiteracy, how parental attitudes and values have an impact on education, and Durham County programs to improve the education level of parents so that they can better help their children [Repeat VT-4929/511].

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/184

Rainbow Harbor; Carillons; Video Astronomy, 20 May 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/184

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with the personnel of Rainbow Harbor, a halfway house. They discuss the need for these institutions and what served as the genesis for Rainbow Harbor. The second segment looks at Duke University's Carillons and talks with the music librarian, Sam Hammond, about the carillons and his job [Repeat VT-4929/392]. The third segment is on video astronomy and discusses the eyes sensitivity to color. There is a brief discussion about the use of color in video astronomy to help make things more detectable for scientists.

topics: societal issues; music; science

Videotape VT-4929/185

Termite Sniffer; Julian's; Norfleet Whitted; 19th Century Black Artists, 24 February 1985 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/185

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Reel Perspectives segment. The first segment looks at using beagles to locate termite infestations. The second segment looks at a local club for teenagers that provides a no profanity/no drugs environment. The third segment looks at the career of Norfleet Whitted and at Black deejays [Repeat VT-4929/437]. The final segment looks at the works of several 19th century Black artists (Henry Osela Tanner, Edward Mitchell Bannister, and Edmonia Lewis).

topics: science; societal issues; music; arts

Videotape VT-4929/186

Beach Music; MacCallum More, 19 July 1985 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/186

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester looks at the nostalgia of beach music and attends the Raleigh Fest Beach Blast. He talks with members of various groups like The Drifters. The second segment is on MacCallum Moore in Chase City, Va. Hester tours the garden, interviews Bill Hudgins about its history and talks about the origin of several key artistic and structural pieces.

topics: music; arts

Videotape VT-4929/187

Refurbishing old homes; Union Insurance and Realty; Smithsonian; Davy Poplar, 30 August 1985 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/187

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin talks with Alan Bondy in his first segment about why he chose to start refurbishing old homes and how to go about doing so. The second segment is on Union Insurance & Realty and the Michaux's, who helped to start and continue to work for the company. The third segment goes inside of the Smithsonian's model shop and shows workers creating dinosaurs and spacesuits. The final segment in the program is on the Davy Poplar on the campus of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The history of the tree is discussed as well as how it is maintained.

topics: business; arts; history

Videotape VT-4929/188

Hot Nuts, 1 May 1979? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/188

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with Doug and John Clark. The brothers began the music group Hot Nuts to play at high school and college parties.

topics: music

Videotape VT-4929/189

911 Emergency System #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/189

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Show looks at the planning and establishment of the 911 emergency system in Wake County, N.C.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/190

Artist Robert Ragan #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/190

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews Robert Ragan and his wife Clarene about Robert's artwork and how to market it.

topics: individuals; arts

Videotape VT-4929/191

Princeville #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/191

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with members of the Princeville community about the history of the town and where it is heading in the future [See also VT-4929/350].

topics: history; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/192

North Carolina Museum of Art, 26 April 1979? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/192

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. A look at an exhibit from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond that is part of a reciprocal arrangement with the NCMA. The exhibit included such items as Chinese knives, Buddhas, lacquerware, and a Faberge egg.

topics: arts

Videotape VT-4929/193

Betty Tant, Sanitation Supervisor, 20 June 1979? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/193

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with Betty Tant about her job as Sanitation Supervisor and what it is like to be the first woman hired for the position.

topics: individuals; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/194

Robert B. House, 11 July 1979? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/194

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews Robert House who discusses the varied positions he has held at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH). Hester is also treated to an example of House's harmonica playing.

topics: individuals; history

Videotape VT-4929/195

Herbert Richardson, 22 August 1979? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/195

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with Herbert Richardson and his wife, Pat, about what it is like to be appointed a judge at the age of 27 years. They discuss whether the appointment was due to political reasons or whether due to qualifications.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/196

Mothers in Prison, 29 March 1986 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/196

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe talks with Tina Hedinger and Delores Glenn about the needs of women in prison and how society can help these women. Hedinger was associated with LAMP (Legal Assistance for Mothers in Prison) and Glenn directs Gethsemane Rainbow Partnership, which serves as an exit house for women leaving prison.

topics: individuals; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/197

Ron Claiborne, 4 April 1992 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/197

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Reflections segment. Gail Paschall interviews Ron Claiborne about his experiences as an ABC News national correspondent. They discuss the ethics involved in journalism and how the reporter can bring certain perspectives to the viewer. They also talk about being a Black journalist in a white dominated field. [Note: the sound drops out of the video approximately 10 to 15 minutes into it.]

topics: individuals; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/198

Meharry Medical College; Federal Census, 5 April 1980 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/198

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Ervin Hester hosts this episode of Reflections and examines the irresponsible use of a survey by the magazine Private Practice that describes Meharry Medical College as one of the worst medical schools in the nation. The second segment is on the federal census and why Black people and other people of color need to respond and return census forms to the government because federal funding of programs is affected by census statistics.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/199

Shaw University: Financial Crossroads #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/199

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe (Thompson) interviews John Lucas, a trustee at Shaw University, about the current financial difficulties of Shaw. Lucas and Stowe appeal to the public for contributions to the historically Black university.

topics: education

Videotape VT-4929/200

Competency Testing, 28 October 1978? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/200

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Most likely Reflections segment. Ervin Hester interviews various education officials, community members and students about the implementation of a new competency test high school juniors are required to pass before graduation in order to receive a diploma. Controversy about the test centered around the racial and gender bias of standardized testing and the issue caused protests by students and groups including the Coalition for Quality Education and NAACP.

topics: education; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/201

North Carolina the War Within, 10 November 1985 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/201

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Reflections segment. Paul Bures introduces this collection of interviews with North Carolina inhabitants. These North Carolinians discuss how the Civil War has impacted their lives through how history is portrayed and through family histories passed down through the generations.

topics: history; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/202

NCSU Vet School #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/202

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Ervin Hester narrates this segment on the establishment of the Veterinary Science School at North Carolina State University. The emphasis of the segment was on the need for the school and on the balance needed between research and education.

topics: science

Videotape VT-4929/203

Eleania B. Ward, 27 June 1982? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/203

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Hester talks with Eleania Ward and some of her coworkers about teaching music at the college level. Hester and Ward also discuss her supervision of such groups as the New Horizons and the Howard University Choir.

topics: music

Videotape VT-4929/204

Duke Diet #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/204

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The Dietary Rehabilitation Clinic at Duke University is examined for its benefits to the fast food generation.

topics: health

Videotape VT-4929/205

A. Smith #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/205

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Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews Annie Smith about working at the F. W. Woolworth Company lunch counter for 40 years, including the time of the Civil Rights sit-ins.

topics: history; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/206

Soup Kitchen #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/206

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Ervin Hester talks with volunteers about their efforts in providing food and aid to the soup kitchen at St. Philip's Episcopal Church.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/207

Housing II, 4 February 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/207

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe talks with Reddick Alexander, Frank Allison, and others about the difficulties faced by Black families trying to find and buy affordable housing. The issues of inner city revitalization, historic preservation and the availability of loans are also discussed. [See also VT-4929/22]

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/208

Twins, parts I and II #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/208

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe talks with doctors and families about the joys and difficulties of having twins. The high risk nature of the pregnancy is discussed as well as the differences between dizygotic, conjoined, and identical twins. Pre-eclampsia and eclampsia are also discussed due to the degree to which these diseases occur in multiple fetus pregnancies.

topics: health

Videotape VT-4929/209

Dance; Baby Marlin; Marlon Fishing; Boxing, 26 June 1988 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/209

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester interviews choreographer Molissa Fenley about her involvement with the American Dance Festival, teaching, and modem dance [See also VT-4929/119 and VT-4929/313]. Russ Murphy talks with Ira and Ashley Marlin about their 18 month old daughter Aseylnn[?] who has multiple health problems that require 24 hour care and the financial burdens they are experiencing. A photo essay by Bart Smith covers the Ocean Star's participation in the Big Rock Blue Marlon fishing tournament. In the final segment, Hester talks with local boxers about the legendary boxer Joe Lewis, the Brown Bomber, who is considered the greatest fighter ever.

topics: arts; individuals; sports

Videotape VT-4929/210

Aaron Mills #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/210

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Raw footage of an interview with Aaron Mills about the type of music his group sings. He discusses the writing process and how audience preference is not a factor in the writing.

topics: music

Videotape VT-4929/211

Black Designers #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/211

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Cathy Stowe talks with students and teachers at North Carolina Central University's (NCCU) fashion design program. Students are taught how to test and identify fabric and fibers, as well as how to create a flat patterns and how to adjust the drape of fabrics.

topics: education; arts

Videotape VT-4929/212

Jazz: A Universal Language #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/212

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Ervin Hester reports on jazz in the Triangle area, interviewing several local musicians, including Elmer Gibson, Numa S. Moore, Yusuf Salim, Al Doctor, Hugh Petersen, Chip Crawford, and Rachim Ausar-Sahu. Jazz music's struggle for the commercial success and the financial difficulties faced by jazz musicians are discussed. [See also VT-4929/252]

topics: music

Videotape VT-4929/213

Worker Owned, 26 March 1983 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/213

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe talks with a variety of workers participating in worker-owned factories and businesses about how they view their work and company. She also talks with community leaders working on aiding businesses like these to grow and become stable parts of the community [See also VT-4929/20, VT-4929/301, and VT-4929/318].

topics: business; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/214

Carmen, 15 June 1985 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/214

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe talks with Hilda Harris, a mezzo-soprano with the Metropolitan Opera about her early influences and the path she took to stardom. They also discussed the street opera of Carmen presented by the Durham Arts Council in which Harris was to play Carmen.

topics: arts; individuals; sports

Videotape VT-4929/215

Periodontal Disease, 17 August 1985 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/215

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe talks with local dentists about the early stages of periodontitis and how plaque and gingivitis cause the more serious stages of the disease later. The dentists also demonstrate proper flossing techniques.

topics: health

Videotape VT-4929/216

Companions, 30 November 1985 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/216

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe talks with volunteers at the Companions Program of the Department of Youths Services. They discuss the need for one-on-one interaction between at-risk youths and a caring adult.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/217

Black Nurses, 20 April 1985 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/217

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe discusses with several nursing professionals the prevalent attitudes expressed by patients and coworkers about the standards of achievement and professionalism that Black healthcare workers are faced with on a day-to-day basis.

topics: health

Videotape VT-4929/218

Inspire Productions; Glory Days; Pipes, 4 June 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/218

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester visits Inspire Production Studio in Durham and hears a recording session of the local group Image [Repeat VT-4929/428]. He then reports on what graduates 1960s Triangle area high schools are doing today. Finally, Hester interviews Benny Baker, an assistant principal who makes pipes as a hobby and exhibits them at craft shows [Repeat VT-4929/101].

topics: music; individuals; crafts

Videotape VT-4929/219

Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture, 8 October 1983 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/219

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester reports on the dedication of the Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture at Duke University. Using footage from September 1980 and December 1979, he discusses her career as a jazz artist, work as an educator and faith. [See also VT-4929/244]

topics: music; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/220

Hillsborough #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/220

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester talks with Hillsborough residents about the expansion of 1-40 through their community, traffic congestion, water supply problems, and efforts to balance historic preservation with the growing business and residential developments.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/221

Maggie Alston #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/221

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with Maggie Alston of Littleton about her perspective on life. They also discuss her friendship with Joe Pat, a boarder in her home.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/222

Clay Hamner; Tommy Lynch; Lemurs, 21 May 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/222

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester reports on the controversy surrounding Clay Hamner's development Erwin Square Phase II, including the role of the Durham County Commissioners in zoning the property and opposition from the Peoples Alliance. Hester then interviews Tommy Lynch, a person recovering from a substance use disorder, about chemical dependency and discusses his involvement with the Phoenix Motorcycle Club, a club for people recovering from substance use disorders. The final segment is on the endangered species of lemurs at the Duke University Primate Center and their efforts to breed them in captivity for future release into protected habitats[2nd and 3rd segment Repeat VT-4929/527].

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/223

Glassblower, 2 October 1980? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/223

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Thomas Henson of Duke University is interviewed about the process and skill required for blowing glass. Some of his artwork is shown, but focus is primarily on how to blow Pyrex glass into materials needed by the science departments on campus.

topics: individuals; science

Videotape VT-4929/224

Sirchie #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/224

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with John Carrington, the owner of Sirchie Finger Print Laboratories at Umstead Industrial Park. The entire operation is examined from the types of materials manufactured to who their primary market is and what tools the company uses in production.

topics: business

Videotape VT-4929/225

YMCA #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/225

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with Norman Day, who is in charge of the new YMCA building in Raleigh. They talk about the original building on Bloodworth Street that became the Black YMCA, and they also discuss the ten years of fundraising it took to get the new building to completion.

topics: history

Videotape VT-4929/226

Mama Dip; Seatbelts; Cardboard King, 19 February 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/226

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews Mildred "Dip" Council about her Chapel Hill country kitchen and southern cooking [Repeat VT-4929/384]. Then, Hester discusses the safety benefits of seatbelt use and asks people on the street whether there should be a law requiring people use seatbelts. Finally, Hester talks with the King of Cardboard Carlson Tanner, Sr. and his family about the manner of man he is and about his post retirement job of collecting and selling cardboard.

topics: individuals; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/227

African American Artists: North Carolina USA #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/227

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks briefly with Willie Nash about the opportunity he and other artists had to exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of Art. There were a total of 42 artists in the exhibit with media ranging from painting to sculpture. Some of the artists included were Melvin Johnson, Alfred Worthy, Minnie Evans, Romare Bearden, and Glenda Watson.

topics: arts

Videotape VT-4929/228

Hope Haven, 2 November 1980? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/228

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester and Augusta Turner discuss Project Hope and how it helps youths in the area. Turner also has other projects in the area to help a variety of people in need.

topics: individuals; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/229

Triangle Cardinals #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/229

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Ervin Hester talks with the owner and players of the Triangle Cardinals. The Cardinals are a semiprofessional football team that was proceeded in the area by the now defunct Carolina Pirates. The topics under discussion include community and media support, the financial problems with managing a team, and the commitment needed from players.

topics: sports

Videotape VT-4929/230

Garrett - Sullivan #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/230

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DeWitt Sullivan and Nathan Garrett discuss their accounting firm and the commitment they feel any business should have to give back to its community with Ervin Hester.

topics: business

Videotape VT-4929/231

McDonald Essay; Autism; Hunger Task, 19 March 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/231

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester interviews two local winners of McDonald's national essay contest of future Black history makers, Sadarryle Hill and Dasha M. Jackson. Ed Crump visits a group home for adults with autism run by the Autism Society of North Carolina and discusses how the movie Rain Man has helped educate the public about autism. Kelley McHenry reports on the Durham Hunger Taskforce investigations of the growing number of people living below the federal poverty threshold in Durham and the need to raise public awareness.

topics: individuals; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/232

The Quiet Fuss at City Hall, 28 June 1977 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/232

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Ervin Hester discusses Durham City's lack of affirmative action guidelines with a variety of city government and civic leaders. Salaries were compared across racial and occupation criteria for the Durham City government.

topics: societal issues; government

Videotape VT-4929/233

Solar House #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/233

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. C. Rosenbaum[?] talks with Steven and Diana, a white couple who are building their own solar heated home from scavenged building materials and Popular Science magazine.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/234

Carl Hodges, March 1981? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/234

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with the head of the Durham County Extension Service about the need for the service and for 4-H to adapt to communities, as well as the types of services that are provided. In addition, they discuss the issues of race that affect the working environment.

topics: individuals; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/235

Dolls; Cherry Hill; Banner Towing, 2 October 1988 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/235

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester interviews Beatrice Wright Brewington about her career as a doll maker, including her creation of the first mass-produced Black doll that is now considered a collectors item [Repeat VT-4929/468]. Hester reports on Cherry Hill, an old family home in Warren County full of original furniture, decorative arts, and drapery now used to hold concerts. Note: The tape abruptly stops before showing the previewed segment on banner advertising.

topics: individuals; history

Videotape VT-4929/236

Mary Bohanon #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/236

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Raw footage of an unidentified female reporter interviewing Mary Bohanon, retired head of the North Carolina Central University (NCCU) drama department. She discusses her work as a writer, poetry, short stories, and former students. Note: stops abruptly.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/237

Fred Carnage #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/237

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester speaks with Fred and Mary Carnage about the impact Fred has had as a member of the Wake County school board and as an attorney.

topics: individuals; history

Videotape VT-4929/238

NCCU Law School, 10 April 1981? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/238

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with faculty and students at North Carolina Central University's Albert L. Turner Law School. At issue was the North Carolina bar exam and how difficult it was for Black students to pass the exam. The chief question was whether it was the quality of instruction or was it the bias of the exam that was causing the problem. A side issue was the lack of tenured Black professors and how that might be impacting the bar exam issue.

topics: societal issues; education

Videotape VT-4929/239

James City, 14 January 1981? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/239

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with James Delmar and William Spivey about the difficulties James City was experiencing with land rights. The community had been founded during the Civil War when the Federal army held New Bern, N.C. Enslaved people from the surrounding area swarmed to safety behind the federal lines and established a refugee camp that became James City.

topics: history

Videotape VT-4929/240

Marcus Ingram #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/240

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester speaks with Marcus and Rosetta Ingram about his roles as pastor and professor at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) School of Business and how he handles everything while not being able to see.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/241

J .J. "Babe" Henderson #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/241

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester speaks with Babe and Julia Henderson about his life, career, and civic activities.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/242

Ben Chavis, 5 July 1979? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/242

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. A report on Ben Chavis showing clips of him preaching, with references to the Wilmington Ten. Shauna Singletary also covers his study at Duke University Divinity School on a work release program and Gov. Jim Hunt's comments on the case [See also VT-4929/158, VT-4929/295, and VT-4929/405].

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/243

Town Crier, 19 July 1979? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/243

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews Oscar William Matthews, Jr. about his religious preaching and his problems as a veteran with disabilities.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/244

Mary Lou Williams #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/244

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Reflections segment. Ervin Hester talks with Mary Lou Williams about her career as a jazz musician, composer, and educator [See also VT-4929/219].

topics: individuals; music

Videotape VT-4929/245

Jazz #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/245

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Shauna Singletary interviews Yusef and Friends about their views of jazz music and civic responsibility.

topics: individuals; music

Videotape VT-4929/246

Black College Improvements #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/246

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with Cleon Thompson about the quality of higher education at traditionally Black universities and the improvements made at various area universities.

topics: individuals; music

Videotape VT-4929/247

Zaire #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/247

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester looks at issues surrounding the current strife in Zaire and its relationship with the U.S.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/248

Lumbee Stores #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/248

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with Ward Clark, a member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. Clark started out as a teacher at an Indian school near Lake Waccamaw and then decided to go into the grocery business instead.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/249

Judy Perry #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/249

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Shauna Singletary talks with Judy Perry about her receiving an Air Force scholarship to attend University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH).

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/250

Durham College Financial Difficulties #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/250

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks over the difficulties that Durham College was having with J. W. Hill. The college was facing a financial crisis.

topics: education

Videotape VT-4929/251

George Daniels #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/251

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester speaks with George Daniels about his trial and imprisonment by the armed services for stating to fellow marines that he did not think the United States should be involved in Vietnam. They also discuss his marathon running. [Note: Daniels now goes by Ahmad Shabazz]

topics: individuals; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/252

Elmer Gibson #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/252

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with Gibson about his work at the Carolinian Newspaper. Gibson was trained as an interior designer but felt that he was not giving enough back to his community. Also, Gibson helped found the Jazz Preservation Company which brings awareness of what jazz is about to the general public [See also VT-4929/212].

topics: individuals; music

Videotape VT-4929/253

Mayo the Handyman #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/253

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with man identified only as Mayo. Mayo is responsible for keeping the streets of Hillsborough clean. He demonstrates his unique method of sweeping, called the "Mayo Shuffle," in which he uses two brooms to sweep debris off of the street.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/254

WCPE: a handmade radio station #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/254

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Deborah Long reports on WCPE, a radio station started by a group of North Carolina State University (NCSU) students who built the equipment by hand. They began the station because there was no public radio station at the time.

topics: media

Videotape VT-4929/255

Human Relations in Durham, Some Different Perspectives, 28 February 1979? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/255

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Beverly Burke interviews a variety of individuals about how well people and community institutions are interacting to achieve what is best for the public good.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/256

Operation Breakthrough: A Weapon Against Poverty, 7 December 1976? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/256

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Beverly Burke interviews a variety of individuals about how well people and community institutions are interacting to achieve what is best for the public good.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/257

South Africa: Divest Now?, 22 November 1986? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/257

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Reflections segment. Denise James reports on student leaders call for university action regarding apartheid in South Africa at Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH). Some groups wanted the endowments boards at the universities to immediately pull investments that had been placed with companies that were doing business in South Africa, other groups had called for a gradual removal, and some groups wanted the investments to remain. All groups wanted to exert pressure on the government in South Africa to change its apartheid policies.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/258

Carolina Biological #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/258

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with Mr. Powell about his company and how and why it took off when it did. With the launch of Sputnik I, science education became very important and Carolina Biological supplies a wide variety of materials to classrooms across the nation.

topics: business; education

Videotape VT-4929/259

Soul City #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/259

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Deborah Long talks with Floyd B. McKissick, Kimp Talley, and members of the community about Soul City, N.C. and its potential foreclosure by HUD based on political and racial motivations. They also discuss its economic development [See also VT-4929/6, VT-4929/183, VT-4929/260, VT-4929/392, and VT-4929/521].

topics: societal issues; business

Videotape VT-4929/260

Soul City, 5 July 1979? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/260

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Ervin Hester talks with a variety of individuals associated with Soul City, N.C. about the allegations of nepotism, the cutoff of funding to the project, where the project was in its development and how much more time was needed for the community to develop into what was originally envisioned. [See also VT-4929/6, VT-4929/183, VT-4929/259, VT-4929/392, and VT-4929/521].

topics: societal issues; business

Videotape VT-4929/261

Dogs #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/261

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with the owners and trainers at Security Division of Durham. The breeds of dogs used in security work are discussed, as well as what traits make them most useful for specific types of work.

topics: business

Videotape VT-4929/262

Old Milton; Blacksmith; Balloons, 23 October 1983 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/262

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with the owners and trainers at Security Division of Durham. The breeds of dogs used in security work are discussed, as well as what traits make them most useful for specific types of work.

topics: business

Videotape VT-4929/263

Katherine Everett #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/263

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews Katherine Everett, the first woman to practice before the North Carolina State Supreme Court. She discusses her experiences as the only woman in her University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) Law School class, as a member of the Durham City council and how the law has changed over the years.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/264

Train Man #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/264

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Ervin Hester interviews Thomas Edwards, Jr. of Rocky Mount about his collection of model trains and about his career with the railroads.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/265

John Cook #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/265

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Ervin Hester interviews John Cook about his role in the community as a Black businessman and as an owner of Chrysler Plymouth dealership.

topics: individuals; business

Videotape VT-4929/266

Nightingales #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/266

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with members of the gospel group, the Nightingales at their recording sessions [See also VT-4929/16 and 4929/128].

topics: music; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/267

Ted Mann #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/267

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Ervin Hester interviews Glenn E. Mann, also known as Ted. Ted worked a great deal with the Duke Blue Devils and was a key person in numerous sports affiliated organizations.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/268

Ginseng #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/268

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Ervin Hester discusses the cultivation of ginseng and its health benefits with Cyrus Green, a former extension agent.

topics: individuals; health

Videotape VT-4929/269

Story Lady: Jackie Torrence #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/269

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews Jackie Torrence about her career as a professional storyteller. There are also clips showing her telling Brer Rabbit stories.

topics: individuals; arts

Videotape VT-4929/270

Littleton / Lakeland Cultural Arts, 23 July 1980? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/270

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews Mark Taylor about why he founded his arts center in Littleton, N.C. Several of the workers there are also interviewed about the opportunities that the center has provided for them.

topics: arts; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/271

Helen Edmonds #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/271

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Ervin Hester interviews Helen Edmonds about her career teaching history and international relations to college students. Edmonds has done several works on the history of the American Black woman.

topics: history; societal issues; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/272

Helena Kyle #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/272

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Ervin Hester interviews Kyle about her work as a Nursing Supervisor at North Carolina Memorial Hospital and about her volunteer efforts to bring in-home care to people in the area.

topics: societal issues; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/273

Belly Dancing, 20 March 1980? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/273

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Liz Miller discusses the various forms of belly dancing and how and why she teaches classes on the Middle Eastern art form.

topics: arts; culture

Videotape VT-4929/274

Tigers and Dr. Michael Bleyman, 27 August 1981? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/274

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with Bleyman at his 60-acre farm, a wildlife refuge for about 53 animals. The farm has a wide variety of the big cats wandering its enclosures. Bleyman founded the Carnivore Evolution Research Institute to help with conservation and breeding efforts involving these large carnivores.

topics: societal issues; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/275

Chitlins #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/275

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Ervin Hester talks with the creators and hosts of the Lee County Chitlin Chompers Association at their annual chitlin dinner about how they cook the chitlins and why they hold the event each year. Also includes clip of a segment on how low-income tenants can improve the quality of their homes.

topics: culture

Videotape VT-4929/276

Country Doctor Museum #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/276

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Ervin Hester talks with Joyce Cooper, curator of the Country Doctor Museum. They discuss where the medical utensils and other items came from and what they were used for by early doctors.

topics: history; health

Videotape VT-4929/277

Merit Scholar finalist #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/277

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Ervin Hester talks with Kimberly Jo Battle about being a semi-finalist for the Merit Scholarship. Friends and family are also interviewed about Kimberly Jo and how she conducts herself as a person and academically.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/278

Wheeler Airlines #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/278

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Warren Wheeler is interviewed about the recent difficulties that commuter airlines are having with the FFA.

topics: business

Videotape VT-4929/279

Weight-Lifter #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/279

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews Rene Casella about her training for the Miss Olympiad competition. They also discuss public opinion of women weight-lifters.

topics: sports; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/280

Integration; Self-worth; Cohabitation, 12 March 1980 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/280

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Reflections segment. Beverly Burke talks with Valora Washington and Charles Becton about school integration, Black children's self worth, and the North Carolina law against cohabitation without marriage.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/281

Handicapped, 14 July 1985 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/281

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews Angela Langley and Barbara Williams about the difficulties and obstacles they have had to overcome due to peoples biases against physically disabled individuals. Angela is completing her degree in education at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) [See also VT-4929/379 and VT-4929/4929/510] and Barbara works at RDU Airport.

topics: societal issues; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/282

Durham City Workers and Accidents #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/282

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Officials of the city of Durham were interviewed by Shauna Singletary about the high rate of accidents that city workers have and about how much that costs the city per worker per year. The need for safety programs was also discussed.

topics: government; health

Videotape VT-4929/283

Geriatric Prison #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/283

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Officials in the North Carolina prison system are interviewed by Deborah Long about the reasoning behind the geriatric prison and about the issues surrounding the establishment of it.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/284

UDI #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/284

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with businesses involved in the development of the UDI Industrial Park. The issues facing Black owned businesses, past failures, and grants are also discussed. Includes footage of UDI (United Durham Inc) efforts in the 1960s.

topics: business

Videotape VT-4929/285

Boat People #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/285

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Mr. and Mrs. John Suputo and Luther Norton provide housing and economic support to a family of Vietnamese refugees moving into the Triangle area. They also discuss the hostility and discrimination within the community towards their efforts and how they have received threatening phone calls.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/286

Cellular Phones; Engraving; Carlena Williams, 16 December 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/286

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Reel Perspectives segment. First, Ervin Hester reports on cellular phones as a communication breakthrough, the growth potential of the cell phone market, FCC license applications, and companies in the business [See also VT-4929/83]. The second segment is on Dennis and Mona Hamlett's growing engraving business and how they got started. Finally, Hester interviews Carlena Williams, a singer who has provided back-up vocals for the likes of Tina Turner [Repeat VT-4929/462].

topics: business; individuals; music

Videotape VT-4929/287

Liquor by the Drink #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/287

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Matt Sinclair examines the impact the new mixed drink regulations has had on North Carolina businesses and what the regulations are for liquor licensing.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/288

Powell: Cartoonist, 19 July 1979? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/288

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Dwayne Powell discusses the process he goes through to create cartoons. He also comments on the need for humor and the desire to make the public react.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/289

"De Judge": Karen Galloway #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/289

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with Karen Galloway about her appointment as a judge. Her background is examined from her degrees from East Carolina University (ECU) and Duke Law School to her work on the Joann Little case. The role of women and Black people in the legal profession is also discussed.

topics: societal issues; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/290

Haul Seine Fishing #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/290

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. George Williams discusses how he fishes with the unique haul seine nets on the Meherrin and Chowan rivers. He also talks about how water pollution has affected the size of the catches and the mechanization of fishing that has made him the last haul seine fisher in North Carolina.

topics: business; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/291

Cynthia Tyber: AFROTC Cadet #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/291

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester discusses with Cynthia Tyber her acceptance to the Air Force's Flight School and what it feels like to be one of the first women accepted for one of the most coveted spots in the armed forces.

topics: individuals; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/292

Kung Fu: 2nd version #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/292

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Floyd Kenneth Mims discusses with Ervin Hester the difference between free-form kung fu in comparison to other forms of martial arts like karate. Mims helps to put together clinics and exhibitions around the region about kung fu. [Note: there is no sound at the beginning of the segment]

topics: culture; sports

Videotape VT-4929/293

North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/293

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Ervin Hester interviews students, alumni, and faculty of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM) about the type of school it is and how it has benefited them. Officials discuss the admission process, the types of eligibility testing conducted and the recruitment of Black, Latino, indigenous, and Asian American students.

topics: education; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/294

CETA and GED, 19 May 1981? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/294

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with students and teachers involved with the CET A and GED programs in Durham. They touch on issues including economic deprivation, the necessity of having at least a high school education and the agencies success rate.

topics: education; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/295

Ben Chavis, 5 January 1980 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/295

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Reflections segment. Shauna Singletary interviews Ben Chavis about his time in prison, the dehumanization in the prison system, the injustice of the Wilmington Ten convictions, and basic human rights issues [See also VT-4929/158, VT-4929/295, and VT-4929/405].

topics: history; societal issues; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/296

School Merger: Curse or Cure, 23 October 1979? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/296

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Ervin Hester talks with families and officials in area school systems about the pros and cons of merging city school systems with county school systems. The Wake Raleigh merger is examined as well as the decision not to merge made in Durham.

topics: education; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/297

Hunger: Help at Home #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/297

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Reflections segment. Miriam Thomas talks with local organization leaders about what types of programs exist that can help provide food to families in need. They also discuss the eligibility requirements for many of these programs.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/298

Cedar Creek Pottery; Kyokushnkai Karate; Women Workers; Smithsonian Political Collection, 13 January 1985? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/298

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester's initial segment on Cedar Creek Pottery discusses Sid and Pat Oakley's establishment of a working craft shop where potters can learn and sell their products [Repeat VT-4929/137, VT-4929/140]. In the second segment, he looks at a Japanese style of karate, Kyokushnkai and talks with Sensei Okbar and others about competitions, karate's need for concentration, and its ability to challenge the person [Repeat 4929/140]. Then he examines gradual breakdown of gender barriers in the workforce as more women join career oriented professions [Repeat VT-4929/140 and VT-4929/423]. The final segment involves a brief look at what types of materials the Smithsonian has collected from early political campaigns.

topics: arts; sports; societal issues; history

Videotape VT-4929/299

C. Eric Lincoln: Blacks and Religion, 18 March 1980 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/299

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Reflections segment. Matt Sinclair interviews C. Eric Lincoln from Duke University's Sociology department about the role of religion in the Black community and the history of Christianity in Africa.

topics: history; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/300

Tina Turner Boycott #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/300

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe reports on Black radio programmers boycott of Tina Turner because her promoters did not buy time on Black radio stations.

topics: music; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/301

Worker Owned #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/301

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe reports on garment industry plants that are closing and being bought by the workers to continue running. The benefits of worker ownership, community self-help, workplace democracy and business opportunities for Blacks are discussed [See also VT-4929/20, VT-4929/213, VT-4929/318].

topics: business; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/302

Williams Family Circle Reunion, 26 May 1985 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/302

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe interviews members of the Williams family about the tradition of getting together on Mother's day each year. The heritage of the extended Williams clan, their place in the community, and their views are family are examined.

topics: individuals; history

Videotape VT-4929/303

All About Love, 24 October 1981? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/303

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Most likely Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe looks at factors affecting Black relationships including the struggle for identity, Moynihan report, the myth of disunity, and the perceptions about patriarchy versus matriarchy. [See also VT-4929/431]

topics: individuals; history

Videotape VT-4929/304

Chet Fuller part II segment 1 A-Roll #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/304

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Cathy Stowe and Chet Fuller discuss his book I hear them calling my name. Fuller was given the task of examining the modem Ku Klux Klan in order to understand its new tactics and investigate its resurgence. Some KKK history is also covered although by no means extensive.

topics: societal issues; history

Videotape VT-4929/305

Education: Rising to the Challenge #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/305

Betacam

Miriam Thomas hosts the audience question and answer segment about high school dropouts and why the problem exists and persists. [Note: the show is not complete - there is no section recording what the panel had said prior to the audience questions.]

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/306

McKissick Edit #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/306

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe talks with Floyd B. McKissick and his daughters Jocelyn and Charmaine about the necessity and traumas of school desegregation. The segment was in response to the Reagan administration's debate on placing limits on court ordered busing.

topics: societal issues; individuals; history

Videotape VT-4929/307

Mamie Ward #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/307

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Most likely Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe interviews Mamie Ward of Rocky Mount about her life and her job as cook at The Depot Restaurant.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/308

Deborah Long #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/308

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Most likely Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe talks with Deborah Long about being a Black reporter and about the skills it takes to manage and produce a noon news show.

topics: media; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/309

Dance #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/309

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Most likely Reflections segment. An unidentified woman discussing why she likes to teach dance and how she goes about the instruction. [Note: raw footage]

topics: arts

Videotape VT-4929/310

Kittrell Job Corps Center #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/310

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Ervin Hester visits the Franklin County center run by the Southeastern Training Co. that provides vocational education and job training.

topics: education

Videotape VT-4929/311

Folk Heritage Festival, 15 May 1985 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/311

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe talks with members of various folk troupes about their artistic expressions through dance, singing and storytelling. She also speaks with Sharon King about how and why she organized the festival.

topics: arts; culture; history

Videotape VT-4929/312

Hollister, 29 January 1983 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/312

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe covers the controversy surrounding the community development grant for the Hollister Revitalization Project. Hal Wa Saponi Indians and Black neighbors in Hollister, Halifax County, N.C. claim that the county government did not give them adequate notice of and input on the planned revitalization project for their area. This plan required the demolition of their homes.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/313

American Dance Festival; Teacher Drop-Out; Funworld, 8 July 1990 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/313

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester reports on the American Dance Festival at Duke University where dance companies perform and students hone skills through rehearsals and instructional classes [See also VT-4929/119 and VT-4929/209]. In the second segment, Kay Kusuda interviews students and teachers about the rising rate of teacher drop-out in the public schools. The lack of respect, low salary, burnout, and the media's portrayal of teachers are discussed. In the final segment, Gail Paschall visits the newly opened Funworld, an amusement park designed to discourage teenage cruising and drinking.

topics: arts; education; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/314

College Athletics #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/314

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Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews coaches and administrators about the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill football and basketball programs. The topics discussed include the lack of Black coaches at area colleges, the exploitation of college athletes, and university affirmative action policies regarding the hiring of coaches.

topics: sports; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/315

Pluria/ David WKFT #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/315

Betacam

Miriam Thomas talks with David Honig about WKFT and the sanctions that might be used against it because of its continued lack of people of color employed in senior positions.

topics: media

Videotape VT-4929/316

Voting Rights, 8 March 1986 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/316

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe talks with community leaders about voting rights and how they are fighting for those rights in their own communities. The Freedom Riders 86 are also discussed briefly.

topics: societal issues; history

Videotape VT-4929/317

Drunk Driving, 29 June 1985 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/317

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe talks with members of SADD, MADD, and the North Carolina Association of Broadcasters about the toll drunk driving takes on youths. The show also showcases a Stevie Wonder video about drunk driving.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/318

Worker-Owned Update, 3 August 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/318

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe talks with Gulley and Bynum of the Center for Community Self Help about how to convert businesses to cooperatives, start up a new businesses, and obtain financing. [See also VT-4929/20 VT-4929/213, VT-4929/301]. [Note: cuts off abruptly]

topics: business; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/319

Blacks and the Legal System I #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/319

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe talks with community members about the judicial and prison systems in North Carolina. They discuss how racism and the representation of Black people in key positions affects the systems [See also VT-4929/13, VT-4929/320].

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/320

Blacks and the Legal System II #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/320

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe talks with community members about the judicial and prison systems in North Carolina. They discuss how racism and the representation of Black people in key positions affects the systems [See also VT-4929/13, VT-4929/320].

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/321

During the Day #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/321

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Ervin Hester talks with school officials and students at various vocational schools. Vocational schools train students in anything from clerical work to plumbing or machining parts.

topics: education

Videotape VT-4929/322

Private Industry Council #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/322

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester reports on the vocational classes in electronics and word processing offered at the PIC Job Training Center. He discusses how PIC director Tom White links firms and community public service agencies to facilitate job training and placement. [See also VT-4929/129]

topics: education; business

Videotape VT-4929/323

Martin Luther King Day, 18 January 1986 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/323

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe hosts an episode about the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and interviews men who know him. The issue of nonviolence was discussed and what it has helped to achieve in the civil rights movement.

topics: history; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/324

Marvin Hardison #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/324

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews Hardison, a LaGrange private detective who has amassed several valuable collections. President of the Southeaster Pen Club, Hardison collects writing instruments made of precious materials, watches, clowns, and leather.

topics: hobbies; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/325

The Cost of Unity, 23 July 1988 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/325

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Reflections segment. Gail Paschall examines the uproar surrounding the 1988 Democratic Primary. She and her guests examine the issues that were covered and the ones that should have been examined. [See also VT-4929/326]

topics: history

Videotape VT-4929/326

Convention Preview, 16 July 1988 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/326

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Reflections segment. Gail Paschall looks at the 1988 Democratic Primary and why Jesse Jackson was not chosen as the vice-presidential candidate to run with Michael Dukakis. [See also VT-4929/325]

topics: history

Videotape VT-4929/327

Artist Jeffery Mims #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/327

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews D. Jeffery Mims, a Southern Pines artist who paints in the classical realism style of the Italian Renaissance and is working on a series of frescos for Samford University in Birmingham, Ala.

topics: arts; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/328

Family Trilogy: Real Life Drama, 2 July 1988 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/328

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Reflections segment. Gail Paschall talks with director and cast members from three plays ( Moonlight Arms, Visitation Rites, The Past is the Past) being put on by the Triangle Performance Ensemble. They discuss how these plays reflect modem life and what various scenes in the plays mean.

topics: arts; societal issues; culture

Videotape VT-4929/329

Legal Attack on Drugs, 9 July 1988 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/329

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Reflections segment. Gail Paschall interviews law enforcement officials about what it takes to seize illegal drugs and what is needed to make it stick. They also discuss cooperative efforts underway among organizations like the DEA and FBI to aid smaller agencies in their efforts to combat drugs.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/330

Housing Edit (B) #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/330

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe reports on the current housing crisis in Durham and the substandard housing for low-income and under-resourced communities. Topics covered include the history of Durham, the Hayti District, impact of urban renewal, and the rehabilitation projects. [See also VT-4929/22 and 4929/331]

topics: societal issues; history

Videotape VT-4929/331

Housing Edit (A) #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/331

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe talks with Herman Turner and others about public housing, the Durham Housing Authority, houses as status symbols, and the lack of affordable housing for low-income and under-resourced communities. [See also VT-4929/22 and VT-4929/330]

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/332

Durham Academy, 22 May 1980? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/332

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester visits Durham Academy Upper School, a private school characterized as elite, rich, and white. He talks with teachers and students about the advantages of small class sizes, individual attention and motivated learning curriculum.

topics: education

Videotape VT-4929/333

Shirley Caesar #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/333

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Reflections segment. Shirley Caesar is interviewed about her careers singing gospel music and as an evangelist. [See also VT-4929/166]; [Note: narration indicates a mini concert that is not on the tape]

topics: individual; history

Videotape VT-4929/334

Black Artists, 1 May 1982 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/334

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe examines the works of various African American artists and looks at the influence of African art on the European art world, including artists like Picasso and Matisse. She also discusses the issue of artists defining their work as Black, how the labeling of their art as "Black art" affects the marketability of their works, and how few Black artists are displayed in museums and galleries.

topics: arts; history; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/335

Anti-Klan Network, 3 December 1983 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/335

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe interviews a variety of guests about racial and religious violence in North Carolina and what steps need to be taken to combat such attitudes and prejudices.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/336

Jack and Rabb Tracy - House Builders #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/336

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester conducts a follow-up interview with , Jack and Rabb Tracy, a white couple who completed building their own home in the Deerwood subdivision of Chapel Hill. [See also VT-4929/400 report on house in earlier building stage]

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/337

Three Faces of Black Unemployment, 28 or 30 July 1983 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/337

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe interviews John Monk, Mary Davis, and Beth Jackson about their struggles to find employment, the high rate of Black unemployment and the history of Black employment.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/338

Oprah Winfrey, 5 September 1987 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/338

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Reflections segment. Miriam Thomas hosts a show featuring a variety of interviews with talk show host, producer, and actor, Oprah Winfrey. Oprah discusses her success, how she defines herself, and how she comes up with show topics. There is also a segment from the National Black Media Coalition.

topics: individuals; media

Videotape VT-4929/339

Urban League Report, 5 January 1985? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/339

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe talks with community members from such organizations as Wake Opportunities about the Urban League Report and its conclusions.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/340

Breast Cancer: Coping and Healing, 5 June 1986 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/340

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe discusses her own diagnosis of breast cancer and talks with other breast cancer survivors about their ordeals and how they coped with the emotional and physical difficulties that the disease and treatments caused them. Dr. Donald Moore and Carol Johnson, a nurse, both discuss detection methods, medical options and the emotional benefits and affordability of breast reconstruction.

topics: health

Videotape VT-4929/341

The Runner; Mars; Record Promotion, 24 June 1990 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/341

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester interviews Bernard Mitchell, a Federal Correction Institute Officer, who runs marathons and is currently training for the Goodwill Games. Kelley McHenry visits North Carolina State University (NCSU) where engineering students are designing a nose structure for NASA's future mission to Mars. The final segment is on record promotions in the music industry and how promoters work to make sure their artists are played on the radio. It includes footage of contemporary videos from Motown records and Warner Brothers [Repeat VT-4929/141].

topics: individuals; science; music

Videotape VT-4929/342

Eagle #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/342

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews John Bakis (?) about his step eagle Bianca and how he uses her to educate children about wild birds.

topics: environment; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/343

Howard Lee #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/343

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Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews Howard Lee, former Mayor of Chapel Hill about his transition from politics to the business world. Hester visits him at work at his two airport concessions, David's Cookies and Vie de France bakery. [Note: tape stops abruptly]

topics: environment; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/344

Social Work Bill #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/344

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe discusses House Bill 173 on the requisite qualifications for social workers in the state of North Carolina. Her guests include members from the National Association of Social Workers, North Carolina Chapter and the North Carolina State Association of Black Social Workers. They examine the impact the passage of this bill will have on the ability to aid people.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/345

Rocky Mount, 22 October 1983 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/345

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe reports on the divisions in Rocky Mount, N.C. along racial and economic lines, separated by the railroad into predominately white Nash County and predominately Black Edgecombe County. She interviews Willie Morris and his wife Shelby about their efforts to register Black voters and use the political system to improve citizens lives. It also reports on the efforts of Black churches to organize people for political action, racial conflicts among school board members, and discrimination in voting district annexation.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/346

Elections; Belly Dancing, 3 June 1990 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/346

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester reports on the upcoming Democratic primary run-off election between Harvey Gantt and Mike Easley for the chance to run against Senator Jessie Helms. Hester then visits the group Oriental Expressions, whose predominantly white members perform Persian [belly] dances as a hobby. Members rehearse and consider their hobby "ethnic performance art" and a way of promoting mid-Eastern culture.

topics: government; hobbies; culture

Videotape VT-4929/347

Black Caucus, 23 November 1985 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/347

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe and her guests examine Black economic strength and what is needed as a development capital base. The U. S. Investment Company was also announced and how it was planning on helping Black owned businesses was discussed.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/348

Healthcare in Black America Part I, 10 November 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/348

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe talks with members of the medical community about the experiences of Black physicians, problems with healthcare access for Black populations, and the challenges of educating people about health issues. [See also VT-4929/349]

topics: health; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/349

Healthcare in Black America Part II, 17 November 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/349

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe continues the discussion on healthcare for Black Americans and people of color in the healthcare profession. The economics of healthcare are discussed, including HMOs, prepaid insurance, rising costs, and at-home healthcare programs. [See also VT-4929/348]

topics: health; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/350

Princeville, 9 March 1985 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/350

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe takes a look at Princeville on the occasion of its 100th birthday. The town was originally known as Freedom Hill and began as a refuge for enslaved people behind Union lines and was the first all Black town. Stowe talks with members of the Princeville community about the history of the town and what it stands for. [See also VT-4929/191]

topics: history

Videotape VT-4929/351

NCCU 75th Anniversary, 24 November 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/351

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe and her guests outline the history of North Carolina Central University (NCCU), including the various roles it played and names it had. They discuss the founder of the university and how it became the institution known as North Carolina Central University.

topics: history; education

Videotape VT-4929/352

Self Help Traditions, 28 March 1987 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/352

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Reflections segment. Miriam Thomas narrates segments on the Black family and its history. Topics discussed include the self help traditions of the Black community, the impact of segregation, and Black economic development.

topics: societal issues; history

Videotape VT-4929/353

North Carolina Association of Educators #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/353

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Ervin Hester talks with members of the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) about their rights and responsibilities as teachers and how to motivate children to learn.

topics: education

Videotape VT-4929/354

John P. "Jack" Bond III #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/354

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews Jack Bond, Durham County's first Black County Manager about the county's plans for growth.

topics: individuals; government

Videotape VT-4929/355

Palmer Memorial Institute [PMI] #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/355

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews Annette Gibbs and former students about the school, Dr. Brown, and plans for the Palmer school to be made into a historical site. Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown founded and ran the preparatory school from 1902 to her death in 1961.

topics: history; education

Videotape VT-4929/356

Martin Luther King Birthday Legislation #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/356

Betacam

Dave Boliek reports on the North Carolina government debate over and approval of the Martin Luther King holiday.

topics: societal issues; government

Videotape VT-4929/357

Storytelling Festival #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/357

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester discusses a storytelling festival for elementary school children sponsored by Granville County Libraries. He interviews two of the storytellers, Nancy Sheridan(?) and Dr. Pauletta Bracey. Footage includes parts of a few different stories. [Note: the tape stops abruptly]

topics: arts; education

Videotape VT-4929/358

Take 6 Concert #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/358

Betacam

Raw footage of the group Take 6 performing in concert.

topics: music

Videotape VT-4929/359

Take 6 Interviews #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/359

Betacam

Raw footage of interviews with two members of the Contemporary Christian group Take 6, Mark Kibble and David Thomas.

topics: music

Videotape VT-4929/360

Dave Roberts #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/360

Betacam

Dave Roberts is interviewed by Denise James about affirmative action and racial sensitivity.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/361

Dr. Wyatt T. Walker, 9 January 1989? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/361

Betacam

Dr. Walker, the chief of staff for Dr. Martin Luther King discusses the effects that King's philosophy has had on world affairs and individuals worldwide. He also talks about the need to continue the struggle for civil rights.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/362

Pete Allison; Sherry Bright, 18 December 1988 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/362

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester interviews F.V. "Pete" Allison, Jr., the president of the Mutual Savings and Loan Association. Black owned businesses, deregulation, other Savings & Loan failures, and the company's start in 1921 are discussed. Next, Hester talks with Sherry Bright about her life sentence for sexual child abuse and the questions regarding the evidence used to convict her.

topics: business; societal issues; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/363

Murphy Farms Incorporated #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/363

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews Wendell Murphy, head of Murphy Farms Incorporated, the largest hog farm operation in the U.S. The pricing stability of contract farming and the growth of hog farms in North Carolina is discussed.

topics: agriculture

Videotape VT-4929/364

UNC Black Cultural Center Protest, 10 September 1992? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/364

Betacam

Keith Whitley talks with participants in campus protests on University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's (UNC-CH) campus over providing the promised freestanding space for a Black Cultural Center. The promise had not been fulfilled and the students were led in protest by the Black Awareness Council.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/365

Trains #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/365

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester talks with members of the East Carolina Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society (NRHS) and looks at their train cars at the Bonsal Station yard.

topics: hobbies

Videotape VT-4929/366

Ennis Street; Limbs; New Jerusalem, 30 April 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/366

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester talks Ennis Street, a Black farmer who has lost his land about the struggles Black farmers are facing against residential development, land speculation, foreclosures, and legal trickery. Hester then reports on an innovative technique called the Ilizarov method that is being used at the University of Maryland Health Center in Baltimore, Md. to lengthen human limbs damaged in accidents or from birth defects. Keith Whitney does a follow up report in the last segment on the results of a grandmother's struggle to win custody of her grandchildren involved in a abusive religious sect called New Jerusalem.

topics: societal issues; agriculture; health; religion

Videotape VT-4929/367

Chinese Art and Food #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/367

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester talks with the owners of the Dynasty Gourmet Chinese Restaurant. The restaurant exhibits Chinese artwork and provides art appreciation and history lessons for interested patrons.

topics: culture; arts

Videotape VT-4929/368

Sculpture #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/368

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester examines the work of Lafete Cockadoulius(?), a sculpture restorer who had just finished work on several statues in Raleigh. The statues in the Capitol Square were damaged by air pollution and in need of restoration.

topics: individuals; arts

Videotape VT-4929/369

Oxford, 18 June 1980? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/369

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with members of the Oxford, N.C. community about the religious ministry in the area and about how church attendance was still in obviously segregated patterns.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/370

Sweet Potato #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/370

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester talks with owners and workers at Farm Pak, a Nash County company that packs and ships primarily sweet potatoes.

topics: agriculture

Videotape VT-4929/371

Shaw Divinity School, 28 July 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/371

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Reflections segment. Ervin Hester talks with owners and workers at Farm Pak, a Nash County company that packs and ships primarily sweet potatoes.

topics: agriculture

Videotape VT-4929/372

Floyd Mims "Kung Fu" #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/372

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Ervin Hester examines the need for volunteers in communities and talks with one such person, Floyd Mims. Mims teaches free form kung fu and tries to instill the traits of leadership and compassion through its discipline. [See also VT-4929/292]

topics: individuals; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/373

Operation Breakthrough #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/373

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Ervin Hester reports on the pre-job skills workshops offered by Operation Breakthrough, a Durham non-profit organization job training agency. Participants receive instruction on resume writing, interviewing, selling themselves, and decision making. The organization serves all disadvantaged citizens and runs an employment program for people experiencing homelessness. [See also VT-4929/256] [Note: tape stops abruptly]

topics: business; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/374

Continuing Education #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/374

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester talks with students and program directors for Continuing Education programs. The types of majors selected and the pros and cons of being a non-traditional student are discussed.

topics: education

Videotape VT-4929/375

Vet School #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/375

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester visits North Carolina State University's (NCSU) veterinarian school, hospital, and field service units to see how they operate and instruct students about veterinary medicine.

topics: education

Videotape VT-4929/376

Black History Month, 22 February 1986 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/376

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe interviews Bruce Bridges and George Reid about the inaccuracies in textbooks concerning Black history. They also discuss racial violence, the need to make Black history a legitimate field of study, how to teach Black history, and community involvement in the teaching of Black history.

topics: education; history

Videotape VT-4929/377

Black Women and Health Issues, 22 March 1986 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/377

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe discusses the potential health problems of Black women with three local doctors. The issues of depression, stress, fibroids, suicide, eating disorders, gynecology, and health issues with skin pigmentation are discussed.

topics: health

Videotape VT-4929/378

Black Church, 19 February 1983 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/378

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Primetime segment. Cathy Stowe examines the effect of slavery on the Black church. Church architecture and the term "[racist slur] heaven" are discussed, as well as the "invisible church" and the schism in society resulting from whether enslaved people should be allowed to become Christians.

topics: history

Videotape VT-4929/379

Angela Langley #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/379

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Ervin Hester interviews Angela Langley about the difficulties she faces as a person who uses a wheelchair, and how she has overcome the obstacles to high school and college life. Hester also talks with her family and friends. [See also VT-4929/281 and VT-4929/510]

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/380

St. Theresa Area #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/380

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester reports on the distrust residents of the St. Theresa area have of the city's plans to restore their old Black neighborhood. Previous demolition of houses without building replacement housing and the fear of relocation are discussed. Hester also talks about the controversy surrounding plans to widen South Roxboro Street. [Note: the raw footage stops abruptly]

topics: societal issues; government

Videotape VT-4929/381

College Drinking #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/381

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews unidentified college students and college officials, including Donald M. Murray, about the dangers and abuse of alcohol on college campuses. He reports on the keg parties sponsored by fraternities at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) and North Carolina State University (NCSU).

topics: societal issues; government

Videotape VT-4929/382

Firemen #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/382

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester talks with the first Black firefighters in the Durham Fire Department about integration, advances in equipment, the dangers of the job, and retirement. [Note: sound cuts in and out towards the end of the tape]

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/383

Making Wine, 31 July 1983? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/383

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester visits Duplin Wine sellers, a farmer owned cooperative that produces wines from North Carolina grapes that are sold in ABC stores. Different kinds of grapes, the market for grapes, growing grapes in North Carolina, and the process for making wine are discussed.

topics: agriculture; business

Videotape VT-4929/384

Veterans; Fayetteville State Univ.; Mama Dip; Eugene Howell, 24 June 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/384

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester first examines a government program providing job training for military veterans that is about to come to an end [Repeat VT-4929/423]. Hester next visits the radio station and planetarium at Fayetteville State University (FSU). A broadcasting degree program, astronomy, and programs for school children are discusses. Then, Hester interviews Mildred "Dip" Council about her Chapel Hill country kitchen and southern cooking [Repeat VT-4929/384]. Finally, Hester talks with Eugene Howell, a employee of Shaw University for over 50 years who has witnessed the school's history and changes over the years.

topics: government; education; business; individuals; history

Videotape VT-4929/385

Miss N.C., 1987? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/385

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Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews Patsy Johnson Gilland, Miss North Carolina 1969 about pageant competition, winning the title, and her career as a singer. [Note: stops abruptly]

topics: individuals; culture; music

Videotape VT-4929/386

Ranzino Smith #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/386

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Primetime segment. Ervin Hester does a follow up report four years later on his VT-4929/461 interview of basketball player Ranzino Smith. Smith talks about his career at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) and opportunity to go to college. [Note: includes footage from earlier interview with new narration]

topics: individuals; sports

Videotape VT-4929/387

Willie Rodgers; Immigrants; Lizard Lick, 8 January 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/387

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews Willie Rodgers, about his life and career as head cook at Rex Hospital for over 40 years. Then, Hester reports on two area immigrant families, the Adam's from Pakistan who sell handmade Persian rugs and the Salek's from Lebanon who own a bakery specializing in pita bread [Repeat VT-4929/429]. In the final segment, Hester visits Lizard Lick in Wake County to learn about the origins of the town's name and annual Lizard Lick Olympics.

topics: individuals; business; culture

Videotape VT-4929/388

Carnivorous Plants #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/388

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An unidentified woman reporter interviews Dr. C. Richie Bell about the different types of meat eating plants found in North Carolina. He explains the mechanisms they use to trap and digest their prey.

topics: environment

Videotape VT-4929/389

Zoo, 1 April 1985? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/389

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews members of the zoo staff about the types of animals the zoo has and the construction of the African Pavilion. [partial Repeat VT-4929/437]

topics: education; science

Videotape VT-4929/390

Sunflower Crops #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/390

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Ervin Hester talks with Wayne Horn and Bill Glover about the use of sunflowers as an alternate crop in Nash County. The demand for, processing of, and export of the crop were all discussed.

topics: agriculture

Videotape VT-4929/391

Stanback Photography #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/391

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews Chip and Geneva Stanback who run a local photography studio.

topics: arts; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/392

Soul City; Carillons; Patterson's Mill Store, 5 August 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/392

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester examines Soul City and talks with Floyd B. McKissick about the project and why it was abandoned by the federal government [Repeat VT-4929/183]. The second segment looks at Duke's Carillons and talks with the music librarian, Sam Hammond, about the carillon and his job [Repeat VT-4929/184]. Hester then interviews members of the Booker family, who run Patterson Mill, a recreated old Country Store in Chapel Hill. The store contains all types of collectibles like advertisements, antiques, and old-fashioned patent medicines, as well as crafts by local basketweavers, potters, quilters, etc.

topics: societal issues; music; individuals; history

Videotape VT-4929/393

Ms. Jonnie McLester #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/393

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Ervin Hester interviews Jonnie McLester about her various volunteer efforts and the organizations she works with, such as Job Corp, Church Women United, and Women in Community Service. They also discuss the need for citizens to be educated about the political process.

topics: individuals; history

Videotape VT-4929/394

Jim Creech; Charlotte Hornets, 13 November 1988 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/394

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester interviews Jim Creech about his experiences during WWII, including his internment in a German prison camp. He and his wife, Joyce, discuss the lasting effects of the war [Repeat VT- 929/172]. Dwayne Ballen reports on the inaugural game of the new NBA franchise Charlotte Hornets, who lose to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

topics: individuals; sports

Videotape VT-4929/395

Simon Taylor, Blues Artist #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/395

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Ervin Hester talks with Simon Taylor about his blues music and experiencing homelessness. Taylor plays at The Artists Corner in Raleigh, where artists present their music and artworks to the public.

topics: individuals; sports

Videotape VT-4929/396

Liggins Brothers, August 1981? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/396

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews Jimmy and Joe Liggins, rhythm and blues singer-songwriters whose hits included "Cadillac Boogie", "Teardrop Blues", "Drunk", "Honey Dripper", and "Pink Champagne". The brothers discuss touring, recording, and perform some of their hit songs. [Note: this segment is a rerun of 1981 footage aired in honor of Jimmy's death]

topics: music; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/397

Martin Luther King, Jr., Influence: Student Activism Then and Now #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/397

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Reflections segment. Gail Paschall talks with a wide variety of civil rights and student activists about the meaning and guidance Martin Luther King, Jr. provided to the early civil rights movement. They also discuss how his influence and philosophy impacts current struggles.

topics: history; individuals; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/398

Chick Wooten, 11 July 1982? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/398

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews Chick Wooten, a local North Carolina artist about his exhibit, "The Way We Were". The exhibition was held in the rotunda of the Capitol Building in Washington D.C.

topics: arts; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/399

NCCU Artists #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/399

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Ervin Hester talks with Robert Hall and Malcolm Williams about fine arts, pointillism, and the "We Support Black Artists" group.

topics: arts

Videotape VT-4929/400

Jack and Rabb Tracy: House Builders #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/400

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester and an unidentified interviewer talk with Jack Tracy about the concerns and considerations that are involved in building your own home. [See also VT-4929/336 for report on completed house]

topics: business; education

Videotape VT-4929/401

Camp Kaleidoscope #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/401

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with volunteers at Camp Kaleidoscope, a summer camp for children with medical problems. They discuss the aim of the camp, how it was started, and the camp's financial problems. [Note: footage is very rough with segments of interviews near the end].

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/402

North Carolina Builders Institute #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/402

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Ervin Hester talks with directors and participants in the North Carolina Builders Institute (NCBI), which offers training in construction and housing rehabilitation.

topics: education; business

Videotape VT-4929/403

DOSCO #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/403

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester talks with Tim Bazemore and others about worker owned projects, being competitive in the garment industry, and the economic rights movement. [See also VT-4929/213 and 4929/301]

topics: business; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/404

Pinball #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/404

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Lea Adams examines the popularity of pinball machines and how the machines' decoration reflects popular culture. A brief look is also taken at the first electronic games.

topics: culture

Videotape VT-4929/405

Elizabeth Chavis #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/405

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Shauna Singletary talks with Elizabeth Chavis about civil rights, political prisoners, and the judicial system. Ben Chavis of the Wilmington Ten is the topic of some discussion. The report also shows Gov. Jim Hunt addressing the issue of the Wilmington Ten as political prisoners. [See also VT-4929/158, VT-4929/242, and VT-4929/295]

topics: societal issues; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/406

Refugees #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/406

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Ervin Hester interviews a local couple about the aid and jobs they provide for refugees from southeast Asia. They also discuss the cultural differences that refugees may encounter.

topics: societal issues; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/407

Yachts; "Bonecrusher" Smith; Engines, 14 May 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/407

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester visits Bayliner Co. in Edenton, the largest boat manufacturing plant and see how yachts are built [Repeat VT-4929/517]. Next, Hester interviews James "Bonecrusher" Smith about his training for a rematch with Mike Tyson and his efforts to promote professional boxing in North Carolina [See also VT-4929/445 and VT-4929/501]. Don Ross reports on two local men who restore antique single piston farm engines to working condition.

topics: business; sports; hobbies

Videotape VT-4929/408

Stallions, 26 February 1981? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/408

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with owners and breeders of Arabian stallions at the El Mirage Arabian Stallion Station in Orange Co., N.C.

topics: individuals; business

Videotape VT-4929/409

Layoffs, 27 October 1979? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/409

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Reflections segment. Lea Adams and Ben Stone interview employees laid off from the L&M Tobacco company about how the job loss will affect Durham, their families, and the community.

topics: business; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/410

Furniture Doctor #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/410

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with John Mason about repairing furniture, including wicker repair. Alice Stowe, a customer of Mason's, is interviewed about the pieces he has fixed and the quality of his work.

topics: individuals; crafts

Videotape VT-4929/411

Glenda Beard #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/411

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Ervin Hester interviews Officer Glenda Beard about her work in the youth division of the Raleigh police department.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/412

Gullah; Skin Cancer; Medical Choppers; ORFF, 18 June 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/412

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester talks with the Quimbys, residents of the Georgia South Sea Islands who are keeping their enslaved ancestors' heritage alive through stories, songs and dances. The Quimbys perform the song Hambone and explain how their language, Gullah, is a blend of English and African dialects [Repeat VT-4929/517]. Next, Katherine Walters discusses skin cancer treatment, detection and prevention with dermatologists. In the wake of recent crashes, Gail Paschall reports on the safety of hospital emergency helicopters and Carolina Air Cares stringent policies. The final segment visits Sarah Williams class where she uses the ORFF-Schulwerk method of musical learning to instruct young children [Repeat VT-4929/149].

topics: culture; health; music; education

Videotape VT-4929/413

Cecilia #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/413

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews Cecelia Agoogwa [?] about her court case, imprisonment, and possible deportation. When her husband left, she was forced to take care of her children by herself, resulting in food stamp and Medicaid fraud. [See also VT-4929/506]

topics: culture; health; music; education

Videotape VT-4929/414

St. Joseph's WATTS, 3 April 1986? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/414

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews members of the preservation committee for St. Joseph's about the restoration and protection needed for the sanctuary and stained glass.

topics: history; culture

Videotape VT-4929/415

Durham Business and Professional Chain; James Earl Harvey; Dancer Stacy Swain, 5 October 1986 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/415

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester reports on the programs at the Durham Business and Professional Chain's business development center that help racial minority business owners and entrepreneurs, who are predominately Black, to develop and become viable. He then interviews James Earl Harvey, North Carolina Central University (NCCU) quarterback, about his record setting freshman season and recruitment by the school. Using footage from 1980 and 1985, Hester talks with Stacey Swain about her dreams to become a ballet dancer and discusses her appearance with the Raleigh Civic Ballet and work teaching at the Lee County Arts Center.

topics: societal issues; sports; individuals; arts

Videotape VT-4929/416

Asparagus #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/416

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Ervin Hester talks with farmers and extension agents about the use of asparagus as an alternative crop. Asparagus is a labor-intensive crop, a fact that effects commercial production. Includes footage of migrant farmworkers harvesting asparagus.

topics: agriculture

Videotape VT-4929/417

Mary Vernon #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/417

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews Mary Vernon about her employment at both the Lincoln Community Health Center and Duke University. She works at adolescent clinics and deals with the issue of teenage pregnancy.

topics: health; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/418

George Frazier #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/418

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with George Frazier about his race horses. They also briefly discuss his work with the Durham NAACP and what is needed to get youths to join and get involved with the organization.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/419

Fayetteville State University, 4 November 1980? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/419

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews alumni of Fayetteville State University (FSU) about how to encourage the current students and the opportunities for them following graduation.

topics: education; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/420

Bus Brown #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/420

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with Bus Brown and Charles Davis about jazz music, local musicians, and Club Cameo.

topics: music; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/421

Mary Williams; Dr. Love; Red Barons, 29 July 1990 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/421

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester revisits Mary Williams, a welfare recipient who started volunteering to help senior citizens five years ago. She has become director of the Wake-Johnston Community Development center that provides food pantry referrals, day care, GED classes, and job placement services. Next, Hester interviews Muriel and Dr. Love about their WLLE radio show and the practices of astrology and alternative medicine [Repeat VT-4929/470]. In the final segment, Don Ross reports on a group of pilots sponsored by Red Baron frozen pizza who travel the nation "barn storming". They raise money for charities by offering aerobatics rides in by-planes.

topics: societal issues; individuals; culture

Videotape VT-4929/422

Good Bye Cathy #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/422

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe hosts her last show before leaving to produce documentaries. The show discusses how local TV programs can serve the Black community, what effect such shows have on societal issues, and the need for the media to focus on positive as well as negative issue. Topics including crime, poverty, drugs, false perceptions regarding welfare, and the lack of affordable housing are discussed.

topics: societal issues; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/423

Women Work; Babe Ruth; Veterans; Art, 22 July 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/423

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester examines gradual breakdown of gender barriers in the workforce as more women join career oriented professions [Repeat VT-4929/140]. Then, he visits the historic marker in Fayetteville, N.C. commemorating Babe Ruth's first professional home run in 1914 during the Baltimore Orioles spring training camp. Next, Hester examines a government program providing job training for military veterans that is about to come to an end [Repeat VT-4929/384]. Finally, he reports on an exhibition of 19th century paintings entitled "Americans in Brittany & Normandy" currently showing at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

topics: individuals; history; sports; government; societal issues; arts

Videotape VT-4929/424

Brenda Armstrong #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/424

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with Brenda Armstrong and her co-workers about her job as a pediatric cardiologist, instructor, and mentor. Camp Kaleidoscope is also discussed briefly.

topics: individuals; health

Videotape VT-4929/425

Storyteller #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/425

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews Jackie Torrence "The Story Lady" about her method of storytelling, folk traditions, and how she got started in the art. They also discuss preconceptions about Uncle Remus stories. [NOTE: some footage is a Repeat of VT-4929/269, however, this tape is fuller and in better condition]

topics: individuals; arts; history

Videotape VT-4929/426

Ft. Bragg Youth Center #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/426

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Ervin Hester talks with workers and youths about the activities offered at the youth center. Attention is focused on Lalana Taggart(?), a judo champion and her training and difficulties in raising funding for competitions.

topics: culture; sports

Videotape VT-4929/427

Grady Davis #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/427

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Ervin Hester speaks with Grady Davis about the need for community involvement and religion. They also discuss the Shaw University Divinity program, his service on the Parole Commission and providing pastors to people in prison.

topics: religion; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/428

[Henderson Mobile Community]; Mushrooms; Inspire Productions, 21 January 1990 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/428

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester visits the Henderson Mobile Community where people live in substandard housing with indoor plumbing and landlords neglect their properties. The area recently received a block grant but it is not enough to address all their needs and since it is not annexed by the city, Henderson city government says its not their responsibility to fix the problems. Don Ross reports in the second segment on shiitake mushroom farming, an alternative, organic crop that grows in sweet gum tree logs and is becoming popular in gourmet cooking [Repeat VT-4929/522]. Hester then interviews the owners of Inspire Production Studio in Durham who are recording an album for the group Image and hope to bring attention to North Carolina's talented musicians [Repeat VT-4929/218].

topics: societal issues; agriculture; music

Videotape VT-4929/429

Immigration; Opera, 2 October 1983 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/429

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews two area immigrant families, the Adam's from Pakistan who sell handmade Persian rugs and the Saleh's from Lebanon who own a bakery specializing in pita bread [Repeat VT-4929/387]. The second segment is on the National Opera Company in Raleigh whose mission is to train new singers, educate NC elementary school children, and sing operas in English. Hester talks with the director and members about their musical aspirations, grueling tour schedule, and the percentage of members who have moved on to prominent careers in the field [Repeat VT-4929/529].

topics: business; music

Videotape VT-4929/430

Gap Band #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/430

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Cathy Stowe interviews Ronnie Wilson of the Gap Band about their goals, business, concerts, and fans. Footage includes music by Kool & the Gang.

topics: music

Videotape VT-4929/431

All About Love II, 31 October 1981 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/431

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe and her guests examine the myths surrounding Black relationships. They look at the matriarchal stereotype, job competition between the sexes, and past media figures that contributed to or debunked stereotypes. [See also VT-4929/303]

topics: history; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/432

Commodores, 23 July 1980 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/432

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe interviews members of the Commodores about how they started out, including their educational background at the Tuskegee Institute. The group talks about their hit songs, dynamic concert performances, and why they have a wide crossover appeal.

topics: music

Videotape VT-4929/433

North Carolina Black Leadership Caucus, 24 July 1985 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/433

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Reflections segment. Cathy Stowe talks with participants of the 18th Annual North Carolina Black Leadership Caucus about the need for economic development and empowerment, the role of the Black church in helping to achieve economic parity, and the need for an overall plan for the Black community regarding leadership.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/434

Youth Motivation Task Force 85, 1985? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/434

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Cathy Stowe discusses the career opportunities for Black college students with business leaders that participated at a networking session for students at Fayetteville State University (FSU).

topics: societal issues; business; education

Videotape VT-4929/435

INCO; Capricorn Solar, 29 July 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/435

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews the directors and participants at the INCO sheltered workshop. The program helps individuals with limited mental or physical skills to work [Repeat VT-4929/450; See also VT-4929/114 and 4929/138]. He then talks with Capricorn Solar employees about the benefits of solar heating for newer houses.

topics: societal issues; business

Videotape VT-4929/436

Tony Briggs; North Carolina Association of Black Educators; Rosetta Breeze, June 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/436

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with Tony Briggs, originally of Wilson County, about his fashion designing and opportunity to work on outfits for Soul Train dancers. Educators and employees with the Association of Black Educators in North Carolina discuss the benefits of having learning centers in public housing communities. Hester interviews Rosetta Breeze and her professor Charles Gilcrest about teaching voice, musical role models, and how it felt to go to North Carolina Central University (NCCU) as an adult student [Repeat VT-4929/512].

topics: societal issues; business

Videotape VT-4929/437

Norfleet Whitted; Water Pollution; North Carolina Zoo, 26 February 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/437

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews the Whitteds about Norfleet's career in radio [Repeat VT-4929/185]. He talks with North Carolina residents and officials about water pollution and the state's water supply. The final segment looks at the North Carolina zoo in Randolph County, the traits of various animals there and the types of plans the zoo has for expansion [See also VT-4929/389].

topics: individuals; environment; education; science

Videotape VT-4929/438

Warren #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/438

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with the widow of Henry L. Warren about his creation of the miniature Shangri-La Stone Village in White Rock, N.C. The miniature rock buildings have become a local tourist attraction.

topics: individuals; crafts; arts

Videotape VT-4929/439

Cleaners #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/439

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews two women who began their own cleaning business. They discuss how they got started and how they hope to expand operations.

topics: business

Videotape VT-4929/440

Ms. Grace #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/440

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with Grace Franklin, who is responsible for providing all the meals for the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH). They discuss her relationships with the fraternity members and the responsibilities that come with the job.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/441

Kevin Howell; Baseball Cards; UL, 4 October 1987 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/441

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Primetime Sunday segment. In the first segment, Ervin Hester interviews Kevin Howell, the first Black student body president at North Carolina State University (NCSU). He then reports on the hobby of baseball card collecting and visits a local store involved in this lucrative business. Hester visits UL (Underwriters Laboratories) in the final segment and observes their safety testing of various products, including tests on personal floatation devices (PFDs) for the U.S. Coast Guard.

topics: individuals; hobbies; business; science

Videotape VT-4929/442

Watch Repair Person #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/442

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester talks with Clarence Davidson about how he got started in repairing watches and what types of jobs he had during the Great Depression.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/443

James Longmire #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/443

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews James Longmire, who is blind, and his students about Longmire's abilities to teach voice lessons privately and at St. Augustine College.

topics: individuals; music

Videotape VT-4929/444

Judge Hudson #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/444

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Ervin Hester narrates this segment about Judge Hudson's career as a High Point lawyer, Fayetteville public defender, and Durham assistant district attorney. Hudson reads a humorous poem right after he has been sworn in as judge.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/445

"Bonecrusher" Smith #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/445

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with professional boxer, James "Bonecrusher" Smith, about his career as a boxer. Reba Smith, his wife, is also interviewed about her husband's career. [See also VT-4929/407 and 4929/501]

topics: individuals; sports

Videotape VT-4929/446

Peanut #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/446

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester talks with scientists who developed a process for measuring the alcohol content of peanuts. By measuring the content, recommendations can be made about what products to make from the peanuts. [See also VT-4929/99]

topics: science; business

Videotape VT-4929/447

Geoffrey Holder #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/447

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews Holder, a well known actor, choreographer, dancer, and artist, about the importance of art and the need to be multidisciplinary.

topics: individuals; arts

Videotape VT-4929/448

Human Relations; Asian Market; Bill Phillips, 15 October 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/448

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Most likely Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester reports on this years winners of the Durham Human Relations Commission Awards given to the late "Prof" Frank H. Alston, George Herbert and the Edgemont Community Center. In the second segment, he visits an Asian market in Cary, N.C. that sells everything from special rice and fish to designer clothes [Repeat VT-4929/111]. Kay Kusuda interviews Bill Phillips in the final segment about his work in a tobacco warehouse, smoking, and what tobacco auctions used to be like.

topics: individuals; business

Videotape VT-4929/449

Golden Knights #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/449

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with Terry Bennett about her skydiving and participation in the national and international competitions. [See also VT-4929/81].

topics: individuals; sports

Videotape VT-4929/450

Metal Recycling; INCO; Earl Rhodes, 21 October 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/450

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester visits salvage yards and United Metal to observe the processes involved in recycling metal from old cars [Repeat VT-4929/512]. He then talks with directors and participants of the INCO sheltered workshop. The program helps individuals with limited mental or physical skills to work [VT-4929/435; See also VT-4929/114; VT-4929/138]. In the final segment Hester interviews Earl Rhodes, the "Poetry Story Man", about his volunteer efforts in reading to local school children and the emotional satisfaction of volunteer work.

topics: environment; societal issues; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/451

North Carolina Symphony; Fish Kill; Track and Field, 11 June 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/451

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester talks with the North Carolina Symphony about why there are no Black players, a story he covered before in 1983 and 1986 [See also VT-4929/82 for earlier report on this issue]. Kelley McHenry reports on the fish kill in the Pamlico River in Aurora, N.C. The disease killing the fish is thought to be caused by the nitrates in animal waste runoff instead of the Texas Gulf Mining Co. Hester reports on the Capital City Comets Track and Field Club whose members are children 6-17 are coached by volunteers.

topics: environment; societal issues; sports

Videotape VT-4929/452

Virginia Lottery; Nursing; Teens and Drugs, 9 October 1988 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/452

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester travels to Virginia to report on the new lottery and North Carolinians driving there to buy scratch off tickets. The next segment examines the nursing shortage at area medical facilities, the low enrollments in nursing schools, and the need to improve job environment and benefits to retain qualified staff. Ed Crump interviews Jessica Lawson, a teenager who is recovering from a substance use disorder, about teen drug abuse and treatment.

topics: environment; societal issues; sports

Videotape VT-4929/453

Foster care; Olympic Exhibit; Big House, 21 August 1988 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/453

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester examines the Durham County foster care system, highlighting the shortage of foster homes for neglected and abused children and interviewing a parent, Ernestine McRae whose children were placed in foster care. His second piece is on the North Carolina Museum of History's Olympic Exhibit of six decades of artifacts honoring Olympic athletes affiliated with North Carolina. In the final segment, Hester interviews the Brewer's who constructed and furnished a 7,000 sq. foot house from primarily salvaged and flea market materials.

topics: societal issues; sports; history; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/454

Facial Prosthetics; Patrick Bucklew; Storyteller; Thelonious Monk, 31 July 1988 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/454

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester interviews Jane Bahor, who creates cosmetic facial prosthetics often used on skin cancer patients [Repeat VT-4929/149]. Claire Casademont talks with Patrick Bucklew, an artist using his painting to heal the emotional scars from losing a foot. Hester meets with Barbara Lott, a storyteller who relates jack tales including "Wicked John and the Devil." The final segment reports on plans to establish a jazz music conservatory in honor of Thelonious S. Monk, Sr. at Duke University.

topics: health; arts; music

Videotape VT-4929/455

Arts Center; AIDS; NAACP- Billy Marsh; Luke Veasey, 6 November 1988 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/455

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester visits the new Carrboro Arts Center facility housing art classes, performing arts, and the Eccentric Circles Theatre Co. Katherine Walters reports on a new federal government AIDS education campaign targeting Black people who are disproportionally impacted by the disease. Hester interviews William "Billy" A. Marsh, Jr., the NAACP Durham Chapter's Man of the Year. Tony Debo talks with retiring golf pro Luke Veasey at the Hillandale Golf Course.

topics: arts; education; health; societal issues; individuals; sports

Videotape VT-4929/456

Dr. Charles Drew; Catholic Schools; Ray Currin, 22 April 1990 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/456

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester reports on a naming ceremony in Alamance County honoring Dr. Charles Drew, the Black doctor who discovered the way to preserve blood plasma. The myth surround his death is examined in a 1983 report, explaining that he did receive medical treatment but segregation in the South often resulted in injured Blacks being denied care at hospitals [l983 footage VT-4929/535; See also VT-4929/467]. Kelley McHenry talks about the rising enrollments at Catholic schools and what these schools offer parents and students. Hester interviews Ray Currin is a coppersmith in his spare time, creating art with a hammer and torch from sheets of metal.

topics: history; societal issues; education; hobbies; craft

Videotape VT-4929/457

Xiao-Lu-Li; Rescue Mission; D.A.R.E., 3 April 1988 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/457

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester interviews violinist Xiao-Lu-Li, North Carolina State University (NCSU) musician-in-residence about the need for performing arts at a more scientific and technical university [Repeat VT-4929/149]. In the second segment, Hester talks to Rev. Ernie Mills about his Durham Rescue Mission that provides food, clothing, shelter, counseling, and job skills to men, often people with substance use disorders. George Mallet reports on the new DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program using police officers to build children's self-esteem and confidence to say no to drugs through role playing exercises.

topics: music; societal issues; education

Videotape VT-4929/458

Raleigh Houses; Vanessa Williams; Spiny Mussels; Baseball Wars, 24 July 1988 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/458

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester reports on the revitalization efforts being made on the east side of Raleigh, focusing on the renovation of homes in historically Black neighborhoods [Repeat VT-4929/464 and VT-4929/476]. Hester then interviews Vanessa Williams in the next segment, discussing her new singing career and endurance of the Miss America scandal. Dave Boliek reports on how the rare spiny mussels native to the Tar River are being killed by pollution and how the death or endangerment of native species is an early warning sign of environmental problems. The fourth segment by Ed Crump covers the controversy surrounding Raleigh's desire for a baseball team and efforts to evade the Durham Bulls' owner Miles Wolfe's(?) right to deny a new franchise within 35 miles.

topics: history; individuals; environment; sports

Videotape VT-4929/459

Peggy Mann Luncheon 1981, 1981 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/459

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This tape is raw footage of the Peggy Mann Luncheon 1981 honoring Lee W. Smith, Jr. for his public service as director of the John Avery Boys club since 1945. It includes a segment prepared by Ervin Hester interviewing Mr. Smith, former members of the club, William J. Kennedy, Jr. and his family. The interviewees discuss Smith's contributions to the community and the club's efforts to stem juvenile delinquency, build character, and break the cycle of poverty. [See also VT-4929/122]

topics: history; individuals; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/460

Durham Business and Professional Chain #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/460

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The first part of the tape is a copy of the black and white film, "Negro Durham Marches On" containing historical information on the Hayti District. The second part is a 1976 report on the Durham Business and Professional Chair narrated by Ervin Hester. He discusses the history of the group and their advancement of Black owned businesses and business loans.

topics: history; business

Videotape VT-4929/461

North Carolina Missionary Baptist; Ranzino Smith; Olympics, 15 July 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/461

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester reports on the North Carolina Missionary Baptist Women's Convention's 100 years of service and about the J .J. Johnson Baptist Assembly summer camp they run. In the second segment, he interviews Marion Smith and his son Ranzino, a high school basketball player headed to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) on scholarship. Sammy Ranzino also interviewed about what it was like to have someone named after him because of his basketball career. Finally Hester addresses the issue of politics in the Olympics in the wake of the 1980 and 1984 boycotts, asking opinions of people in the mall.

topics: religion; individuals; sports

Videotape VT-4929/462

Carlena Williams; Dolls; Cabinet making, 19 August 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/462

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Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews Carlena Williams about her start in gospel music, career as a back-up singer, and efforts to start a solo recording career [Repeat VT-4929/286]. In the second segment, he talks with Alease Flowers about the rise doll collecting and visits the Verga's "Doll Hospital" repair shop. Hester interviews Sam Farrar in the final segment about his cabinet making business in Cary, N.C. [Repeat VT-4929/509).

topics: music; hobbies; business

Videotape VT-4929/463

Color Purple #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/463

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Ervin Hester interviews Durham County school teacher, Donna Buie (?) about her role in Steven Speilberg's movie The Color Purple and her acting aspirations.

topics: individuals; arts

Videotape VT-4929/464

Raleigh Houses; George Henry Lee; J. R. Reid, 9 July 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/464

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester reports on the revitalization efforts being made on the east side of Raleigh, focusing on the renovation of homes in historically Black neighborhoods [Repeat VT-4929/458 and VT-4929/476]. He then interviews George Henry Lee who runs a southern country store and kitchen in Brooklyn, N.Y., selling produce and products from North Carolina [Repeat VT-4929/130]. Tony Debo reports on the selection of J. R. Reid by the Charlotte Hornets during the basketball draft in the final segment.

topics: history; business; individuals; sports

Videotape VT-4929/465

Gourds #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/465

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Ervin Hester visits Mary and Marvin Johnson's Gourd Museum in Kennebec that houses a vast collection of gourds crafted into all sorts of objects. The history of gourds, farming, and the annual Cary Village Gourd and Garden Club festival are discussed.

topics: individuals; crafts

Videotape VT-4929/466

Train #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/466

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Ervin Hester reports on historic steam engine trains, including Southern Railways #722 Carolina Special. He also interviews members of the National Railway Historical Society, Old Dominion Chapter, Richmond, Va. [See also VT-4929/365]

topics: hobbies history

Videotape VT-4929/467

Dr. Charles Drew; HUD loans; Health, 12 March 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/467

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester reports on the Raleigh Ensemble Players' performance of "Dream High", a biographical drama about Dr. Charles Drew. The segment includes footage from an 1983 report [VT-4929/13] about the myth surrounding Dr. Drew's death [See also VT-4929/456]. In the second segment, Russ Murphy explains a new HUD mortgage program that allows retirees to borrow against their home equity. In the final segment, Katherine Walters examines the Live for Life employee health program at Duke University and explains how more employers are offering preventative health programs.

topics: societal issues; government; health

Videotape VT-4929/468

Stockcars; Prof. Alston; Dolls, 8 January 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/468

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester reports on auto racer Kyle Petty and the pressures on him to live up to a record setting family legacy. In a repeat of a 1979 story, he talks about Frank Howard "Prof" Alston whose dedication to education and community service has inspired many at Hillside High School. Hester interviews Beatrice Wright Brewington about her career as a doll maker, including her creation of the first mass-produced Black doll that is now considered a collectors item [Repeat VT-4929/235].

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/469

Bennett College #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/469

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester reports on Bennett College, a small liberal arts institution for Black women. Their curriculum, fundraising, alumnae, and plans for the future are discussed.

topics: education

Videotape VT-4929/470

Homeless; Astrology; Tax Credits, 19 November 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/470

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Primetime Sunday segment. In the first segment, Ervin Hester reports on the Christmas card fundraiser being conducted by the Durham Community Shelter for people experiencing homelessness to meet the demand for services. Next, he interviews Muriel and Dr. Love about their WLLE radio show and the practices of astrology and alternative medicine [Repeat VT-4929/421]. In the final segment, Russ Murphy explains who qualifies and how to file for the new Earned Income Tax Credit for families whose incomes are below the federal poverty threshold .

topics: societal issues; individuals; government

Videotape VT-4929/471

Miss North Carolina Pageant; House Arrest, 16 July 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/471

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester looks behind the scenes of the Miss North Carolina Pageant to understand the preparation and planning that goes into this event. In the second segment, he reports on a new alternative program that electronically monitors people under house arrest.

topics: culture; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/472

TMJ; Violin Maker; Tribute to Cathy Stowe, 29 November 1987 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/472

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester talks with dentists at the Zaytoun orthodontic practice about growing problem of TMJ [Temporamandibular Joint Disorder], a joint disorder in the jaw. The causes, symptoms, prevention, and treatments of this disorder are discussed. Don Ross visits with John Montgomery, a master violin maker, in the second segment. Montgomery explains the acoustics and aesthetics involved in hand crafting or restoring a violin. The final segment is a tribute to Cathy Stowe, a former WTVD anchor who died of breast cancer the previous week.

topics: health; crafts; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/473

Zaytoun; NCSU Theatre, 29 August 1987 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/473

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Primetime Saturday segment. Ervin Hester interviews the members of the Zaytoun family who run an orthodontic office about the benefits of working together. Then, he talks with members of the North Carolina State University (NCSU) Black repertoire theatre group about their current production, "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom." The play is set a 1930's blues recording studio and this segment includes footage of the group's rehearsals.

topics: individuals; arts

Videotape VT-4929/474

Shaw University; St. Augustine College; New Houses, 11 December 1988 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/474

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester reports on two area United Negro College Fund member institutions, Shaw University and St. Augustine College. These first two segments discuss the quality educational opportunities offered to Black students and the need for financial support for both the students and schools [See also VT-4929/145]. In the final segment, Russ Murphy looks at violations of residential building codes by shoddy construction firms and how the understaffed government inspection office often overlooks defects.

topics: education; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/475

Human Relations; Dick Rowley, 9 October 1988 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/475

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Primetime Sunday segment. WTVD salutes the Durham Human Relations Commission on its 20 year anniversary. The segment by Ervin Hester traces the history of the commission and their efforts to address racial tensions in the community. In the other segment, Clare Casedemont interviews Dick Rawley, the Elm City Middle School custodian who counsels students on the importance of education and is considered a hero by children and staff.

topics: societal issues; individuals; education

Videotape VT-4929/476

Pumpkins; Raleigh Houses; Demolitions, 23 October 1988 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/476

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester visits Hubert "Red" Parker's pumpkin farm where the demand for pumpkins is high. His second segment reports on the revitalization efforts being made on the east side of Raleigh, focusing on the renovation of homes in historically Black neighborhoods [Repeat VT-4929/458 and VT-4929/464]. In the final segment, Gail Paschall reports on the recent demolition of the old Burlington Mills smoke stacks and the careful planning that goes into a blasting project.

topics: agriculture; history; business

Videotape VT-4929/477

Japan Education; Kenny Lewis; Winchester, 1 October 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/477

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester starts the show by talking about WTVD's series on North Carolina education called "Education Rising to the Challenge". The first segment on the philosophy and practice of education in Japan is part of the series. It explains the Japanese emphasis on working hard, instead of ability, parental involvement, and more time in schools have resulted in higher test scores. Hester then interviews Kenny Lewis, an artist who paints the historical old building in downtown Durham. In the final segment, Monica Shuman reports on cosmetologist Sandy(?) Winchester who takes care of wigs for cancer patients.

topics: education; arts; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/478

Duke African American Art; Bobby Weaver; Malpractice Insurance, 15 April 1990 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/478

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester visits Duke University's "The Blues Aesthetic - Black Culture and Modernism" exhibition of works expressing Black American traditions and culture. Next, he interviews Bobby Lee Weaver, Jr., a student with quadriplegia attending University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's (UNC-CH) MBA school and they discuss the challenges he faces as a student with a disability [Repeat VT-4929/125]. Finally, Kay Kusuda reports on the rising costs of medical malpractice insurance and how legal suits are often difficult to win.

topics: arts; individuals; health; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/479

Catfish; Durham Co. Library, 1 July 1990 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/479

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester visits the Carolina Classics Co. catfish farming operation that uses aquaculture and contract farmers to meet the rising demands for seafood. He then reports on the public services offered by the Durham County Library, including telephone reference, bookmobiles, children's story hours, and OASIS program for the elderly.

topics: agriculture; culture; education

Videotape VT-4929/480

Shiloh; Rex Cancer Center; Brooke Ward, 22 November 1987 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/480

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester visits the old farming community of Shiloh, N.C., located next to RTP, Morrisville and Huntington. He interviews residents about their community, their reactions to the growth of the area, and whether they want to sell to developers. Hester then visits the new Rex Cancer Center designed to provide a variety of services to cancer patients all in one outpatient center. Gail Paschall interviews Brooke Ward and her family in the final segment about 6 year old Brooke's bone marrow transplant for leukemia.

topics: societal issues; health; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/481

Dumpsters; Augusta Turner, 15 July 1990 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/481

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester investigates the problem of illegal dumping and the hazards caused by former dump sites. He speaks with the Durham County Litter Enforcement Office about how it is difficult to regulate dumping, especially with limited resources and weak enforcement legislation. Hester then interviews North Carolina Mother of the Year, Augusta B. Turner, about her work with children at the Walnut Terrace public housing project, project Hope Haven, and raising five adopted children.

topics: societal issues; government; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/482

Hazardous Waste; Carolinian; Prison Inmates, 10 June 1990 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/482

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Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester reports on the controversy surrounding a proposed regional waste disposal center with an incinerator in Granville County. Residents working in a group called G.R.O.W. (Granville Residents Opposed to Waste) and with Greenpeace oppose the plan, fearing air and water contamination. The state's selection of Belltown, a section of Granville County that is predominantly populated by Black people, for the site raises questions of environmental racism. Dave Boliek rides the inaugural trip of the Carolinian, a restored passenger Amtrak train route from Rocky Mount to Charlotte. Kay Kusuda discusses the growing population of aging people in prisons as a result of longer sentences, older criminals, and fixed release dates.

topics: societal issues; environment; government

Videotape VT-4929/483

Drugstore #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/483

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester visits McDonald's Drugstore on 9th street in Durham and interviews the pharmacist John McDonald about retaining the historic atmosphere and personal service at this family run business.

topics: individuals; business

Videotape VT-4929/484

Money #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/484

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester reports on government plans to issue a new currency designed to combat counterfeiting and the underground economy fueled by drug money. The reports discusses public fears about the old money becoming worthless and having to exchange bills.

topics: government; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/485

O.A.R. #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/485

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Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester reports on the volunteer organization Offenders Aid and Restoration (0.A.R.) efforts to keep young people out of jail, and provide one-on-one counseling to offenders. The organization works in cooperation with the Durham County Judicial System, the Community Service Restitution Project, and the Troy House, a halfway house for people on parole. Note: the sound cuts in and out at the end of the tape.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/486

Hillsborough #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/486

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester visits the historic town of Hillsborough that has preserved its heritage despite the growth and industrial development in surrounding communities. The town traces its roots dating back to the Declaration of Independence with commemorative markers and an exhibit of historical objects at the Orange County Historical Museum.

topics: history; culture

Videotape VT-4929/487

Hershey #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/487

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Ervin Hester visits Hershey, Pennsylvania where the Hershey company is celebrating its 93 year anniversary with a 93 layer chocolate cake.

topics: business; culture

Videotape VT-4929/488

Ralph Hunt #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/488

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews North Carolina State Senator Ralph Hunt about his childhood, family work ethic, and career as a public official serving the citizens of North Carolina.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/489

WIN Program #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/489

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Ervin Hester reports on the WIN Program, a partnership between the Department of Social Services and the Employment Security Commission that provides job placement services for people receiving welfare. WIN gives clients job training and has a good placement rate despite threats of cutting the program. He discusses the program with Systems Research and Development, a Black owned business that has been hiring these workers.

topics: societal issues; business

Videotape VT-4929/490

Duke Gardens #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/490

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester visits the Sarah P. Duke Gardens at Duke University, a beautiful recreation area for the community. He discusses the classes on botany and horticulture, recent storm damage, and the new H.L. Blomquist Garden with the garden staff.

topics: environment

Videotape VT-4929/491

Red Springs Revisited #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/491

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Ervin Hester goes to Red Springs, a town devastated by a tornado on 28 March 1984. He interviews residents and government officials about coping with the major damage, their efforts to rebuild, and the difficulties they experienced trying to get disaster relief aid.

topics: societal issues; government

Videotape VT-4929/492

Johnny White and the Elite Band #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/492

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews Johnny White and his Elite Band about their music, touring the East Coast, and making a living as a musician. The segment includes footage of the group performing.

topics: music; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/493

Salt and Pepper Shakers #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/493

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews "Miss Liza" Bill and her husband Rob about her collection of odd salt and pepper shakers sets from around the world. [Note: the sound cuts off right before the segment ends]

topics: hobbies; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/494

Bob Lynch #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/494

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews Bob Lynch, a retired investigative newspaper reporter, who now indulges in his jewelsmith/rock collecting hobby full-time. Lynch discusses the different types of rocks, minerals and fossils he collects as well as the tools used to cut and polish the stones.

topics: hobbies; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/495

DHS Reunion, 1985 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/495

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Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester reports on the 20 year reunion celebration of the Durham High School State Champion Football team. Former teammates reminisce about their undefeated season and try to inspire the losing 1985 DHS team.

topics: sports

Videotape VT-4929/496

Ulenbergs #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/496

U-Matic

Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews Pam and Peter Ulenberg, a couple who have adopted 10 multi-racial children, many with learning disabilities. Faith, home schooling, and the family's financial challenges are discussed.

topics: individuals; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/497

Jessie Bowen #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/497

U-Matic

Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews Jessie Bowen, a black belt karate instructor who is helping plan the 1987 North Carolina Olympics Festival. Martial arts, community outreach and teaching self-discipline are discussed.

topics: sports; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/498

Singing Stream #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/498

U-Matic

Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester reports on the Landis family whose singing talent has been profiled in the 1986 documentary film, A Singing Stream, by Tom Davenport. Bertha Landis, the matriarch, instilled values in her 11 children through gospel music and nurtured the "singing stream" they inherited from their ancestors. Their group Golden Echoes is shown performing in footage from the film. Includes footage from the documentary film, commentary by Ervin Hester, and an interview with white folklorist and A Singing Stream co-producer, Daniel W. Patterson.

topics: music; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/499

Doctors Lutterloh #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/499

U-Matic

Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester interviews the Lutterlohs, a Sanford family whose tradition of medical practice goes back 700 years. The current father and son clinic and pharmacy houses a collection of old medical instruments.

topics: health; history; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/500

Edith O'Neal #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/500

U-Matic

Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester profiles Edith O'Neal, who is deaf and mute, about her ability to become a successful Duke University Hospital Lab employee. She has inspired her co-workers to learn sign language, interprets for doctors, and is raising two children alone since her husband's death.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/501

"Bonecrusher" Smith #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/501

U-Matic

Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester visits former professional boxer James "Bonecrusher" Smith to talk about his fight with Mike Tyson, mobile home businesses, and bid for District 4 Harnett County Commissioner seat. [See also VT-4929/407 and VT-4929/445]; [Note: the tape cuts off abruptly]

topics: sports; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/502

Ernie Barnes #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/502

U-Matic

Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester profiles Ernie Barnes, a former professional football player, who is now a successful artist. Barnes discusses his life-long love of painting and the elongated figures that populate his pieces on sports and African American dancing. [See also VT-4929/59 and VT-4929/139]

topics: arts; sports; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/503

Prisons, 17 April 1982? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/503

U-Matic

Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester reports on efforts by the Probation Challenge Program and Citizens Commission on Alternatives to Incarceration to reduce the overcrowding in North Carolina prisons. The rehabilitation, restitution, probation, and education of people affected by the justice system.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/504

John Gattis #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/504

U-Matic

Cathy Stowe profiles John Gattis, a leader and educator at Hillside High School. His annual "Mr. G's Swing School" has helped build the self-confidence of many students.

topics: education; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/505

Pressure Boys #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/505

U-Matic

Ervin Hester talks with the local band Pressure Boys about their music, British ska songs, recording albums, and the possibility of getting a recording contract. The band explains their strange sense of humor, unique musical style, and graffiti covered vans.

topics: education; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/506

Cecilia #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/506

U-Matic

Most likely Primetime segment. Ervin Hester investigates the case of Cecilia, a Nigerian immigrant who was sentenced to six years for Medicare, welfare, and food stamp fraud despite her restitution of most of the money. Her children are in foster care and she is facing deportation. The stiff punishment may have been imposed to send a message. [See also VT-4929/413]

topics: societal issues; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/507

Black Business; Bald Eagles; Postmistress, 19 June 1988 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/507

U-Matic

Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester interviews current and former members of Durham Business and Professional Chain about the history of the 50 year old organization. Segregation, trade weeks, the Hayti district, Black entrepreneurship, and struggles against racial discrimination are discussed. Hester then visits Jordan Lake to watch endangered bald eagles and learn about efforts to increase their population in North Carolina. Finally, Don Ross interviews Eva Holtzman, the postmistress of Ridgeway in Warren County for forty years.

topics: societal issues; issues; business; environment; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/508

Christmas Carols, 25 December 1983 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/508

U-Matic

Reel Perspectives segment. Hosted by Ervin Hester, this Christmas show features three groups performing Christmas carols: the Hillside High School Madrigal Singers, the Ward Phillips Duo, and the North Carolina Boys Choir.

topics: music

Videotape VT-4929/509

Lionel Hampton; Cabinet Maker; Post Office, 1 January 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/509

U-Matic

Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews Lionel Hampton, the "Ambassador of Jazz" who was in Durham to perform a concert with students from Duke University. Then, Hester talks with Sam Farrar about his cabinet making business in Cary [Repeat VT-4929/462]. In the final segment, Hester visits Joy Anderson at the post office she runs out of her family's farmhouse in rural Eagle Rock.

topics: music; business; individuals; history

Videotape VT-4929/510

Angela Langley; the Good Life, 26 August 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/510

U-Matic

Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester does a follow up to a 1980 report [VT-4929/379] on Angela Langley, a Hillside High School student with a disability [See also VT-4929/281]. He interviews Angela about her disability, plans for the future, the Miss North Carolina Wheelchair competition and earning a degree in education from North Carolina Central University (NCCU). Hester talks with people on the street about their opinions regarding the predicted rise in household incomes for Americans.

topics: individuals; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/511

Hunger; Illiteracy; Organ Transplants, 15 January 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/511

U-Matic

Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester visits Lydia House, a Raleigh organization feeding the hungry and aiding people experiencing homelessness despite struggles with government ordinances and non-payments. The second segment he looks at illiteracy, how parental attitudes and values have an impact on education, and Durham County programs to improve the education level of parents so that they can better help their children [Repeat VT-4929/183]. In the final segment, Hester asks people on the street whether it should be legal to sell a kidney for transplant.

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/512

Rosetta Breeze; Metal Recycling; Saw Music, 12 February 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/512

U-Matic

Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester interviews Rosetta Breeze and her professor Charles Gilcrest about teaching voice, musical role models, and how it felt to go to North Carolina Central University (NCCU) as an adult student [Repeat VT-4929/436]. He then visits salvage yards and United Metal to observe the processes involved in recycling metal from old cars [Repeat VT-4929/450]. Finally, he interviews Ken Harrison, a Cary saw player whose hobby leads to performances at folk festivals and churches.

topics: environment; business; hobbies; music

Videotape VT-4929/513

Electricity; Shaw Players; Baton Twirler, 8 July 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/513

U-Matic

Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester examines the federal and state regulations of nuclear power plants, the ongoing construction of the CP&L Shearon Harris and public concerns regarding safety and radiation. He talks with P. C. Caple about the theater program she and her husband, H. B., run at Shaw University. They discuss how to develop actors and the hardships of running rehearsals that are subject to changed locations. Finally, Hester interviews 5 year old Ishna Hall and her mother about Ishna's championships in baton twirling and her desire to keep performing.

topics: environment; business; hobbies; music

Videotape VT-4929/514

PTA Thrift Store; Morrisville; Paul Robeson, 5 February 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/514

U-Matic

Reel Perspectives segment. In the first segment, Ervin Hester visits the Chapel Hill/Carrboro PT A Thrift Shop whose volunteer efforts has raised money for local schools to purchase computers and hire staff. The second segment examines the recently approved bond referendum for water and sewage in Morrisville [first two segments Repeat VT-4929/92]. The final segment chronicles the life and career of Paul Robeson, the Black actor/singer who was persecuted for his political activism and outspoken criticism of U.S. segregation [See also VT-4929/123].

topics: societal issues; arts; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/515

Granville Co. Schools; Drug Abuse; Fling on the Wing; British-American Festival; Artist, 1 July 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/515

U-Matic

Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with community and Board of Education members in Oxford, N.C. about the race ratio in local schools and racism in hiring teachers. Second, he surveys people on the street about the rising problem of drug abuse in the workplace. Then, Hester visits the North Carolina Central University (NCCU) Fling of the Wing festival sponsored by the summer school program. Next, he reports on the cultural celebrations of music and dance at Duke University's British American Festival. Finally, Hester discusses the career and work of African American artist Robert S. Duncanson.

topics: societal issues; culture; music; arts

Videotape VT-4929/516

Poverty; Home Crimes; Cab Calloway, 13 August 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/516

U-Matic

Primetime Sunday segment. The first segment by Ervin Hester examines Wake Opportunities Inc.'s 25 year fight against poverty, including their community programs. Business advising, adult education, HeadStart, homelessness, and weatherization services are discussed. The second segment by Russ Murphy interviews burglars about how they break into homes and suggests several deterrence methods for crime prevention. The final segment by Brett Chambers looks at the life and career of Cab Calloway [Repeat VT-4929/174].

topics: societal issues; music; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/517

Gullah; Yachts; Construction, 17 September 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/517

U-Matic

Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester talks with the Quimbys, residents of the Georgia South Sea Islands who are keeping their ancestors enslaved heritage alive through stories, songs and dances. The Quimbys perform the song Hambone and explain how their language, Gullah, is a blend of English and African dialects [Repeat VT-4929/412]. He then visits Bayliner Co. in Edenton, the largest boat manufacturing plant and see how yachts are built [Repeat VT-4929/407]. Ed Crump reports on the start of construction for the new Museum of Natural History building in Raleigh and how the bulldozing of Bicentennial Park created a massive hole across from the capital building.

topics: history; culture; business; government

Videotape VT-4929/518

Cancer; Premature Babies; Frank Motley, 6 August 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/518

U-Matic

Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester interviews participants in the Duke University Sunlffier Fellowship program for high school seniors about their work in cancer research labs. Gail Paschall reports on the NIDCAP behavioral care methodology being used at Wake Medical Center to minimize the stress experienced by babies who are premature. Finally, Hester talks with three prominent local jazz musicians about their music and playing together.

topics: education; health; music

Videotape VT-4929/519

Artist Gerard Tempest #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/519

U-Matic

Ervin Hester interviews Tempest whose style of painting is termed abstract spiritualism. They discuss his artistic influences, work in Italy, architecture, and restorations of local buildings.

topics: arts; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/520

Raleigh Rescue Mission #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/520

U-Matic

Ervin Hester reports on the efforts of the Raleigh Rescue Mission to provide for the physical and spiritual needs of people who are hungry and without a home.

topics: arts; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/521

Soul City #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/521

U-Matic

Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with Floyd B. McKissick and others about the criticism, including charges of nepotism, leveled at the Soul City Project in Warren County. The land development is part of the federal New Communities Act and has built a water system for the rural area. [See also VT-4929/6; VT-4929/183; VT-4929/259; VT-4929/260]

topics: societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/522

Nurse Shortage; Harnett Quilt; Mushrooms; Stephanie Mills, 20 May 1990 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/522

U-Matic

Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester reports on Duke University Medical Center's efforts to recruit and hire nurses to relieve shortages by offering good benefits, training, higher pay, and flexible hours. He then visits Harnett County, where community groups combined their talents to create a historical quilt about the area. Next, Don Ross reports in the second segment on shiitake mushroom farming, an alternative, organic crop that grows in sweet gum tree logs and is becoming popular in gourmet cooking [Repeat VT-4929/428]. Finally, Hester interviews singer Stephanie Mills about her career, including her starring role in Broadway's The Wiz.

topics: health; societal issues; crafts; agriculture; music

Videotape VT-4929/523

Fayetteville Homeless; Planes; Mill, 6 May 1990 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/523

U-Matic

Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester reports on a Fayetteville program that offers reading classes and bicycles to adults experiencing homelessness in an effort to help them gain and maintain employment. He then interviews a former military pilot who continues to repair and maintain planes while indulging in his hobby of sport flying vintage aircraft. Don Ross visits Hamme's Mill in Warren County, where Cliff Jackson is restoring the grist mill and surrounding area as a tourist attraction.

topics: societal issues; individuals; hobbies; history

Videotape VT-4929/524

Martin Luther King, Jr., 15 January 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/524

U-Matic

Primetime Sunday segment. This show celebrates the 60th Birthday of the slain civil right leader and includes footage from some of his famous speeches. Ervin Hester interviews people about the impact MLK had on the civil rights movements, the continuing struggle for equality, and the progress that had been made towards ending discrimination and racism. He visits Dunn, a town in Harnett County were a controversy has arisen over attempts to change the name of street to honor Martin Luther King.

topics: societal issues; history

Videotape VT-4929/525

Wilton Elementary; Few Gardens; Kevin Tucker, 29 April 1990 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/525

U-Matic

Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester visits Wilton Elementary school's North Carolina Heritage Day where students learn about the state's history and traditions through live demonstrations. In the second segment, he reports on teen pregnancy at the Few Gardens housing project and efforts by Edgemont Community Center to fight the problem. Finally, Monica Shuman interviews Kevin Tucker, a beach music lover with spina bifida who has developed a special relationship with disc jockey Phil Hardy of WKCT radio.

topics: education; history; societal issues; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/526

Garner; Earth House; Poverty, 4 September 1988 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/526

U-Matic

Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester reports on the construction of a Nabisco cookie factory in Garner, N.C. and how the small town's industrial development has lead to land speculation. Next, he visits the Bradford-McDonald home designed by James McDonald to bring nature inside and is earth sheltered on one side. In the final segment, Keith Whitney talks about the cycle of poverty and how low-income workers are becoming a servant class in the service industry.

topics: business; arts; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/527

Mansion; Lemurs; Tommy Lynch, 24 September 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/527

U-Matic

Primetime Sunday segment. In the first segment, Ervin Hester talks with Thee and Francis Dixon about their painting business. They also discuss the difficulties facing Black and women run businesses [Repeat VT-4929/176]. He then interviews Tommy Lynch, who is recovering from a substance use disorder, about chemical dependency and discusses his involvement with the Phoenix Motorcycle Club of people recovering from substance use disorders. His final segment is on the endangered species of lemurs at the Duke University Primate Center and their efforts to breed them in captivity for future release into protected habitats [2nd and 3rd segment Repeat VT-4929/222].

topics: business; societal issues; science

Videotape VT-4929/528

Candle Making; Plea Bargaining; French Cleaners, 20 August 1989 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/528

U-Matic

Primetime Sunday segment. Ervin Hester looks at the manufacture of candles by Old Colony Candles and how they retail those candles [Repeat VT-4929/126 and 4929/176]. In the second segment, Kay Kusuda explains the system of plea bargaining and how defendants pleading guilty for reduced sentences keeps the overloaded judicial and prison systems from breaking down. Hester talks with the owner of Gigi's French Cleaners about her dry cleaning services in the third segment.

topics: business; craft; societal issues; individuals

Videotape VT-4929/529

Street People; Scarborough; National Opera Co., 29 January 1984 #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/529

U-Matic

Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester talks with Marvin Gooch and Cecil Brown about the plight of people experiencing homelessness in the area. The hardships they face including the cold weather, lack of shelter spaces, and lack of jobs, as well as the actions taken by the city to help were also discussed. Then, he interviews Cydie Scarborough about the history of the Scarborough Nursery and what her husband's (Johnny Clarence Scarborough, Jr.) goals were in instituting the program. The final segment is on the National Opera Company in Raleigh whose mission is to train new singers, education North Carolina elementary school children and sing operas in English. Hester talks with the director and members about their musical aspirations, grueling tour schedule, and the percentage of members who have moved on to prominent careers in the field [Repeat VT-4929/429].

topics: societal issues; history; music

Videotape VT-4929/530

Track and Field #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/530

U-Matic

Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester reports on the 2-day track event held at Wallace Wade Stadium where international athletes competed in preparation for the Olympics. Athletes also taught skills, motivated, and served as role models for kids participating in the Spirit of the Olympics program.

topics: sports; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/531

Teen Challenge Sedalia Drug Program, 24 September 1980? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/531

U-Matic

Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester visits the Teen Challenge Drug Program housed at the former Palmer Memorial Institute (PMI) in Sedalia. The program uses a Christian faith approach to rehabilitate people with substance use disorders and has a high success rate.

topics: societal issues; religion

Videotape VT-4929/532

Old Folk #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/532

U-Matic

Ervin Hester interviews two residents of the Vance Manor Nursing Home, Pearl Newman(?) and Early White(?) about their lives, memories and growing older.

topics: individuals

Videotape VT-4929/533

East End Health Center, 13 February 1980? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/533

U-Matic

Most likely Reel Perspectives segment. Ervin Hester visits the East End Health Center, a volunteer, grass roots organization that provides health care, therapy, and non-narcotic prescriptions to people in the low-income and under-resourced neighborhood. Medical students work at the center for credit because it provides experience with patients and practice for clinical skills.

topics: health; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/534

Satan Music #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/534

U-Matic

Reel Perspectives segment. Don Ross interviews Albert Long, a youth motivational speaker and evangelist about the satanic lyrics used in rock music. Long demonstrates how playing the music backward reveals hidden satanic messages.

topics: religion; music; societal issues

Videotape VT-4929/535

Anti Arab Backlash?, 9 February 1991? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/535

1" Open Reel Video

Videotape VT-4929/536

untitled, 25 March 1989? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/536

1" Open Reel Video

Videotape VT-4929/537

Blacks in Theatre?, 24 March 1984? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/537

1" Open Reel Video

Videotape VT-4929/538

Black Musicians? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/538

1" Open Reel Video

Videotape VT-4929/539

Illiteracy in Prisons?, 11 September 1986? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/539

1" Open Reel Video

Videotape VT-4929/540

Homeless?, 2 Jan. 1988? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/540

1" Open Reel Video

Videotape VT-4929/541

Self Help Traditions?, 28 March 1987? #04929, Series: "1. Videotapes, 1976-1992 and undated. " VT-4929/541

1" Open Reel Video

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 2. Motion Picture Films, 1963-1978 and undated.

17 items.

Arrangement: Chronologically. Unidentified materials listed last.

Processing information: Titles compiled from original materials. Titles supplied by processing archivist are in brackets.

Motion picture films related to WTVD programming. Includes interviews and B-roll footage of footage of local businesses, organizations, and events.

Film F-4929/1

Columbia Speedway, reel 2, 1963 #04929, Series: "2. Motion Picture Films, 1963-1978 and undated. " F-4929/1

16mm motion picture film

reversal ; black and white ; silent
Film F-4929/2

5 February 1978 #04929, Series: "2. Motion Picture Films, 1963-1978 and undated. " F-4929/2

16mm motion picture film

reversal ; color ; sound (magnetic)
Film F-4929/3

5 March 1978 #04929, Series: "2. Motion Picture Films, 1963-1978 and undated. " F-4929/3

16mm motion picture film

reversal ; color ; sound (magnetic)
Film F-4929/4

19 March 1978 #04929, Series: "2. Motion Picture Films, 1963-1978 and undated. " F-4929/4

16mm motion picture film

reversal ; color ; sound (magnetic)
Film F-4929/5

2 April 1978 #04929, Series: "2. Motion Picture Films, 1963-1978 and undated. " F-4929/5

16mm motion picture film

reversal ; color ; sound (magnetic)
Film F-4929/6

16 April 1978 #04929, Series: "2. Motion Picture Films, 1963-1978 and undated. " F-4929/6

16mm motion picture film

reversal ; color ; sound (magnetic)
Film F-4929/7

30 April 1978 #04929, Series: "2. Motion Picture Films, 1963-1978 and undated. " F-4929/7

16mm motion picture film

reversal ; color ; sound (magnetic)
Film F-4929/8

14 May 1978 #04929, Series: "2. Motion Picture Films, 1963-1978 and undated. " F-4929/8

16mm motion picture film

reversal ; color ; sound (magnetic)
Film F-4929/9

28 May 1978 #04929, Series: "2. Motion Picture Films, 1963-1978 and undated. " F-4929/9

16mm motion picture film

reversal ; color ; sound (magnetic)
Film F-4929/10

11 June 1978 #04929, Series: "2. Motion Picture Films, 1963-1978 and undated. " F-4929/10

16mm motion picture film

reversal ; color ; sound (magnetic)
Film F-4929/11

9 July 1978 #04929, Series: "2. Motion Picture Films, 1963-1978 and undated. " F-4929/11

16mm motion picture film

reversal ; color ; sound (magnetic)
Film F-4929/12

23 July 1978 #04929, Series: "2. Motion Picture Films, 1963-1978 and undated. " F-4929/12

16mm motion picture film

reversal ; color ; sound (magnetic)
Film F-4929/13

6 August 1978 #04929, Series: "2. Motion Picture Films, 1963-1978 and undated. " F-4929/13

16mm motion picture film

reversal ; color ; sound (magnetic)
Film F-4929/14

[unidentified motion picture film] #04929, Series: "2. Motion Picture Films, 1963-1978 and undated. " F-4929/14

16mm motion picture film

reversal ; color ; sound (magnetic)
Film F-4929/15

[unidentified motion picture film] #04929, Series: "2. Motion Picture Films, 1963-1978 and undated. " F-4929/15

16mm motion picture film

reversal ; color ; sound (magnetic)
Film F-4929/16

[unidentified motion picture film] #04929, Series: "2. Motion Picture Films, 1963-1978 and undated. " F-4929/16

16mm motion picture film

reversal ; color ; sound (optical)
Film F-4929/17

[unidentified motion picture film] #04929, Series: "2. Motion Picture Films, 1963-1978 and undated. " F-4929/17

16mm motion picture film

reversal ; color ; sound (magnetic)
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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated.

About 550 items.

Arrangement: by type.

Production and background materials relating to some of the programs and a small number of transcripts, only one of which corresponds to a videotape in the collection (VT-4929/157: False Hopes or New Games).

Folder 1

Transcripts: Adult Illiteracy in North Carolina #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 1

Folder 2

Transcripts: AIDS Testing #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 2

Folder 3

Transcripts: False Hopes or New Games, 1 April 1989 (see Series 1, VT-4929/157 for videotape) #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 3

Folder 4

Transcripts: Black Gender Gap, 13 May 1989 #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 4

Folder 5

Transcripts: The Budget Crisis and Education, 5 May 1990 #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 5

Folder 6

Transcripts: Budget Cuts: Student Protests, 4 November 1990 #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 6

Folder 7

Transcripts: A Championship Season, 15 April 1989 #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 7

Folder 8

Transcripts: Closing the Book Apartheid?, 21 March 1992 #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 8

Folder 9

Transcripts: The Controversy Over Rap and Hard Core, 14 April 1990 #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 9

Folder 10

Transcripts: Education: Overcoming Hurdles, 6 May 1989 #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 10

Folder 11

Transcripts: Educators and Parents Speak Out, 29 October 1989 #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 11

Folder 12

Transcripts: Living with AIDS: The Hidden Costs, 29 April 1989 #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 12

Folder 13

Transcripts: Market House Fayetteville, 8 April 1989 #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 13

Folder 14

Transcripts: The Needs of the Police Department and the Rights of James Edward Swann #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 14

Folder 15

Transcripts: Neighborhood Drug Wars, 22 April 1989 #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 15

Folder 16

Transcripts: The '90 Vote Fallout, 11 November 1990 #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 16

Folder 17

Transcripts: North Carolina to Africa Trade Summit, 23 June 1990 #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 17

Folder 18

Transcripts: Organ Donation: Meeting a Critical Need, 21 October 1990 #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 18

Folder 19

Transcripts: The Problems of Battered Survivors (Women) #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 19

Folder 20

Transcripts: Proposition 48 #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 20

Folder 21

Transcripts: Public Education in America #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 21

Folder 22

Transcripts: The Pursuit of Justice for Victims #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 22

Folder 23

Transcripts: Racism and Bigotry, 7 April 1990 #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 23

Folder 24

Transcripts: The Role of Black Enterprise and Economic Development, 20 May 1989 #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 24

Folder 25

Transcripts: Role of the Black Newspaper #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 25

Folder 26

Transcripts: Speech and Hearing, 2 May 1987 #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 26

Folder 27

Transcripts: Summer Music Festival, 14 July 1990 #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 27

Folder 28

Transcripts: Taxes and Financial Planning 1991, 12 January 1991 #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 28

Folder 29

Transcripts: Teaching Excellence, 30 June 1990 #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 29

Folder 30

Transcripts: Travel and Tourism: Economic Opportunity, 27 May 1989 #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 30

Folder 31-33

Folder 31

Folder 32

Folder 33

Production materials, 1982-1990 and undated #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 31-33

Folder 34

Background materials: The Poor, 1986 and undated #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 34

Folder 35-37

Folder 35

Folder 36

Folder 37

Background Materials: Sky Soldier With Trumpet, 1976-1977 #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 35-37

Folder 38

Background materials: Miscellaneous, 1979 and undated #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 38

Folder 39-40

Folder 39

Folder 40

Miscellaneous, 1987-1990 and undated #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " Folder 39-40

Photograph Album PA-4929/1

Photograph album #04929, Series: "2. Other Materials, 1976-1990 and undated. " PA-4929/1

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Films (F-4929/1-17)

Videotapes (VT-4929/1-541)

Photograph Album (PA-4929/1)

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Processing Information

Processed by: Patricia Walker and Bridget T. Lerette, June 2001

Encoded by: Bridget T. Lerette, June 2001

Updated by: Anne Wells, January 2021

Since August 2017, we have added ethnic and racial identities for individuals and families represented in collections. To determine identity, we rely on self-identification; other information supplied to the repository by collection creators or sources; public records, press accounts, and secondary sources; and contextual information in the collection materials. Omissions of ethnic and racial identities in finding aids created or updated after August 2017 are an indication of insufficient information to make an educated guess or an individual's preference for identity information to be excluded from description. When we have misidentified, please let us know at wilsonlibrary@unc.edu.

Archival processing of the WTVD Moving Images Collection was made possible through support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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