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The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Charles Hobson

Hickey, Matthew; HistoryMakers (Video Oral History Collection)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Television producer Charles Hobson was born on June 23, 1936 in Brooklyn, New York. He grew up in the Bedford-Stuyvesant and Crown Heights neighborhoods in Brooklyn. In 1960, he graduated from Brooklyn College. In 1963, Hobson was hired to host a radio show at WBAI where he was later promoted to production director. Hobson was then hired to produce for ABC-TV, WABC-TV in New York, and WETA-TV in Washington DC. From 1968 to 1986, he produced Inside Bedford-Stuyvesant, Like It Is, From Jumpstreet: A Story of Black Music, and The Africans. In the 1980s, Hobson launched his own production company, Vanguard Documentaries, which produced a number of documentaries and shows, including Porgy and Bess: An American Voice, Negroes with Guns, and Harlem in Montmartre: Paris Jazz. Hobson was awarded an Emmy, the Japan Prize 'Special Citation,' and the Golden Eagle Award from the Council on International Nontheatrical Events.
Performers
Julieanna L. Richardson, interviewer.
Release Date
2016
Run Time
151 min.
Language
English
Variant Title
History Makers video oral history with Charles Hobson
Charles Hobson
Credits
Videographer, Matthew Hickey.
Published
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Recording Info
Recorded Brooklyn, New York 2013 October 23.
Description
1 online resource (5 video files (2 hr., 30 min., 59 sec.)) : sound, color
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