AirTalk for January 21, 2002

Radio Fights Jim Crow

During the World War Two years, a series of groundbreaking radio programs tried to mend the deep racial and ethnic divisions that threatened America. At a time when blacks were stereotyped on the radio as lazy buffoons, the federal government and civil rights activists used radio for a counter attack. On this special hour-long report from America Radio Works, we hear how this was done.

For more information on these specials or to order a copy of the program, visit American Radio Works.


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