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The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Shirlee Haizlip

Hickey, Matthew; HistoryMakers (Video Oral History Collection)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Television executive and author Shirlee Taylor Haizlip was born on September 3, 1937 in Stratford, Connecticut. She graduated from Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts with her B.A. degree in 1959, and Harvard University's School of Urban Design with her M.A. degree in urban planning in 1966. In 1975, Haizlip joined WBNB-TV where she became the first African American to serve as general manager of a CBS-TV affiliate. She then served as director of corporate communications for WNET-TV in New York City. Haizlip also authored several books: The Sweeter the Juice: A Family Memoir in Black and White, In the Garden of Our Dreams, and Finding Grace: Two Sisters and the Search for Meaning beyond the Color Line. The University of New Haven awarded Haizlip an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters Degree, and Wellesley College honored her as an "Outstanding Alumnae" along with former U.S. Secretary of States Hillary Rodham Clinton and Madeline K. Albright.
Performers
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Release Date
2016
Run Time
173 min.
Language
English
Variant Title
History Makers video oral history with Shirlee Haizlip
Shirlee Haizlip
Credits
Videographer, Matthew Hickey.
Published
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Recording Info
Recorded Los Angeles, California 2013 November 16.
Description
1 online resource (6 video files (2 hr., 52 min., 46 sec.)) : sound, color
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