Freedom's People

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


57002. Freedom's People. 1942. Program #7. Red net origination, Federal Radio Education Committee syndication. "Contributions To The Arts". Sustaining. "The Story Of The American Negro." Ambrose Caliver (program supervisor), Charles L. Cook (composer), Frank Wilson (narrator), Irve Tunick (writer), Leonard De Pauw (Choral Director), Hazel Harrison ("distinguished concert pianist"), Lawrence Wissoner (? baritone), The North Carolina Agricultural and Technical College Chorus, Edwin Dunham (director). 29:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

56475. Freedom's People. 1942. Program #4. Red net origination, Federal Radio Education Committee syndication. "Contributions To Military Service". Sustaining. "The Story Of The American Negro." Colonel Wes A. Hamilton (a high ranking Negro army officer) makes a patriotic speech. Fats is in fine form for his own, "Honeysuckle Rose." While this syndicated version was distributed druing 1942, the original broadcast on the Red net was December 21, 1941. Noble Sissle, Needham Roberts, Edward Matthews, The Camp Lee Soldiers Chorus, Fats Waller and His Orchestra, Ambrose Caliver (program supervisor), Irve Tunick (writer), Charles L. Cook (composer), Leonard De Pauw (choral director), Frank Wilson (narrator), Wes A. Hamilton. 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

56470. Freedom's People. 1942. Program #6. Red net origination, Federal Radio Education Committee syndication. "Contributions To Education". Sustaining. "The Story Of The American Negro." Recorded December 21, 1942. Dorothy Maynor, John W. Studebaker (United States Commissioner Of Education), Ambrose Caliver (program supervisor), Frank Wilson (narrator), The Howard University Women's Glee Club, Charles L. Cook (composer), Irve Tunick (writer), Leonard De Pauw (choral director). 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

56465. Freedom's People. 1942. Program #5. Red net origination, Federal Radio Education Committee syndication. "Contributions To Industry". Sustaining. "The story of the American Negro." A. Phillip Randolph, International President of The Brotherhood Of Sleeping Car Porters, speaks from Chicago. A. Philip Randolph, Ambrose Caliver (program supervisor), Charles L. Cook (composer), Frank Wilson (narrator), Irve Tunick (writer), Leonard De Pauw (Choral Director). 29:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

56381. Freedom's People. 1942. Program #3. Red net origination, Federal Radio Education Committee syndication. "Contributions To Sports". Sustaining. "The Story Of The American Negro." Jesse Owens, Joe Louis, Cliff Engle, Ken Carpenter, The Golden Gate Quartet, Cab Calloway and His Orchestra, Ambrose Caliver (program supervisor), Irve Tunick (writer), Charles L. Cook (composer), Leonard De Pauw (choral director), Frank Wilson (narrator). 29:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

56376. Freedom's People. 1942. Program #1. Red net origination, Federal Radio Education Committee syndication. "Contributions To Music". Sustaining. "The Story Of The American Negro." The music that the slaves brought with them to America, and how it grew. Irve Tunick (writer), Ambrose Caliver (special advisor), Charles L. Cook (original musical arrangements), Paul Robeson, W. C. Handy, Noble Sissle, Josh White, The Leonard De Pauw Chorus, Frank Wilson (narrator). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

56363. Freedom's People. 1942. Program #2. Red net origination, Federal Radio Education Committee syndication. "Science and Discovery". Sustaining. Sponsored by The U. S. Office Of Education. "The Story Of The American Negro." Count Basie and His Orchestra play, "The Basie Boogie." Dramatizations of the stories of great Negro scientists. Ambrose Caliver (program supervisor), Charles L. Cook (composer), Count Basie and His Orchestra, Frank Wilson (narrator), George Washington Carver, Irve Tunick (writer), Leonard De Pauw (Choral Director), The Tuskegee Institute Choir, William Levy Dawson (choir director). 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

56107. Freedom's People. 1942. Program #8. Red net origination, Federal Radio Education Committee syndication. "Contributions To The Theatre". Sustaining. Sponsored by The U. S. Office Of Education, with the co-operation of The Julius Rosenwald Fund and the Southern Education Foundation. The story of those brought to America from Africa against their will...the story of the American Negro. The last show of the series. Canada Lee, Carol Bright, Charles L. Cook (composer), Edwin Dunham (director), Irve Tunick (writer), J. Rosamond Johnson, Joseph Stopak (conductor), Maurice Ellis (narrator), Todd Duncan, W. H. Jurnigan. 59:38. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

Report contains 8 programs.