PowerPoint - Baseball Legend Buck O'Neil; African Americans in the Media

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2000-01-09 (Creation date: 2000-01-09)
Main contributor
Hicks & Associates
PowerPoint was the first and only live program to focus attention on issues and information of concern to African American listeners using the popular interactive, call-in format. The show, based in Atlanta, aired weekly on Sunday evenings, from 9-11 p.m. It was on the air for seven years in 50 markets on NPR and on Sirius satellite radio (now SiriusXM). Reggie F. Hicks served as Executive Producer.

In the first hour, Carmen Burns, host, interviews John Jordan "Buck" O'Neil Jr., former first baseman and manager in the Negro American League. News report by Bruce Dorton. 

In the second hour, "African Americans in the Media", Carmen Burns interviews John J. Oliver, Jr., president of the National Newspaper Publishers Association, and Will Sutton, president of the National Association of Black Journalists; news report by Bruce Dorton.
Straight Street Media
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Public Broadcasting
Special Collections and University Archives
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Cassette tape

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