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McNeill, Harry J.

Overview
Works: 16 works in 19 publications in 1 language and 20 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Music  Biography 
Roles: Director
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Most widely held works by Harry J McNeill
Positively black ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Bembry family, who adopted two foster children, talk about the changes in their life and offer their views on the foster care system. Valerie Preston, of the North American Center for Adoption and Talib Zobeir, an adoptive parent, discuss the problems with the foster care system and the difficulties encountered when attempting to adopt a child
Positively black ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Program about the legendary Bill "Bojangles" Robinson and his contribution to tap dancing, his "Uncle Tom" image and his struggle against discrimination. Colleagues and friends, including Sammy Davis Jr., Honi Coles, Sandman Sims, Bunny Briggs, Rosetta LeNoire, Cab Calloway, Geoffrey Holder, Pearl Primus, Donald McKayle and William DeForrest offer commentary and memories of Robinson. Excerpts from movies ("Harlem is Heaven," "King for a Day," "The Little Colonel," "The Littlest Rebel," "Over the Top to Bebop," "Stormy Weather") as well as other historic film footage is shown
Positively black ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"Gus Heningburg is the host on POSITIVELY BLACK - a weekly series which focuses on issues and guests of particular interest to the area's non-white community. ... examines the buying power of black America which is estimated to be $140 billion dollars - and it seems to be surprisingly ignored by media people in terms of tailoring campaigns to reach this market."--1981 Peabody Awards entry form excerpt. Heningburg interviews several blacks who have succeeded in the advertising and marketing industries in an attempt to understand why black consumers are seemingly ignored and why more blacks are not working in the advertising industry. Jeff Burns discusses some of the problems of getting advertisers to recognize the black consumer. Charles Richardson demonstrates the processes of a market survey of black consumers. William Mackey discusses how the advertising industry views the black market. Caroline Jones discusses why more blacks are not working in the industry. Thomas Jones discusses the importance of the position of account executive. Elaine Carter discusses the stresses and burnout faced by blacks working in the industry. Billy Davis discusses his career as a songwriter and music producer and also discusses how advertising jingles are developed
Positively black ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"Gus Heningburg ... presented a special telecast from Fort Dix, New Jersey, the largest armed forces training center in the Northeast. Gus examined how the 'new' Army has made itself over in an attempt to attract more recruits especially minority youths who turn to it as a place for employment and the development of special skills and training. The telecast focused on the reactions and comments of recruits reflecting on their status and their hopes for the future as members of the Armed Forces."--1981 Peabody Awards entry form excerpt. The program includes interviews with several current and former members of the U.S. Army. Vietnam veteran Larry Mitchell reflects on his experiences as a black soldier in Vietnam. He discusses how he and other soldiers were treated by the citizens and the government of the United States upon their return home and what effect the war and post-Vietnam experiences have had upon his and other veterans' lives. Lt. Col. Gorham Black explains what the "new" Army has to offer blacks and other minorities and the desire of the Army to recruit more black and minority officers. Three Army recruits talk about why they joined the Army, explaining that jobs were not available and that the Army offered great benefits and training. Sonia Roberts, a former Army officer, discusses her experience as a black woman in the Army and the racial and sexual discrimination she encountered. The program includes footage from the Vietnam War
Positively black ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A look at blacks in today's armed services. In the first half of the program, Gus Heningburg interviews Vietnam veteran Larry Mitchel who describes the dehumanizing experience he had as a soldier in Vietnam and as a veteran. Mitchel currently is a social worker helping other Vietnam vets. In the second half, Heningburg interviews three new army recuits who explain why they enlisted; he also speaks with Lt. Col. Gorham Black III about why more blacks have enlisted in the armed services
Positively black ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Three panelists, NBC-TV president Robert Mulholland, CBS-TV vice president to CBS stations George Dessart and ABC-TV vice president to ABC stations, Russ Coughlin, answer questions on the relationship of the network to local stations, the options available to network affiliates, the ways minorities can become a more integral part of programming and the opportunities for minorities in the television industry
Positively black ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Professionals in the black music industry define black music, black radio and discuss the responsibility the record industry and black radio stations play in the black community. This is the first part of a two part discussion. The guests are National Black Network news reporter, Pat Prescott, president of Sugar Hill Records, Joe Robinson, Joe Tyrell of the Black Music Association, pianist, composer and educator, Billy Taylor, WLIB radio personality, Pablo Guzman and WWRL radio personality and poet, Gary Byrd
Positively black ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A television program of highlights from Nelson Mandela's visit to New York City shortly after he was released from prison by the South African government. There are numerous film clips of Mandela speaking: at Riverside Church, a rally at 125th St., Yankee Stadium, and at the U.N. Scenes of the ticker tape parade and of Gov. Cuomo and Mayor Dinkins speaking as well as comments by people on the street are also included
Positively black ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A television program about the career of maverick minister and congressman Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Film footage of Powell testifying before a congressional committee, speaking in public and during an interview is supplemented by comments of friends and colleagues such as Charles Rangel, Jack Packard, Livingston Wingate, son Adam C. Powell, IV, and people on the street
Positively black ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
[3] Callender presents news of interest to blacks. [4] Callender talks with Oscar Brown, Jr., and Jean Pace about the need for theaters in the black community and about black influence on popular culture and the arts. [5] Harris talks with Peggy Pinn about the NET film workshop, designed to teach minorities how to make film and television shows. Students Carlos Patrick and Willis Perry discuss their experiences in the workshop. Patrick's short film "Bandits" is shown
Positively black ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Discusses health care facilities, preventive medicine and alternatives to traditional medicine. Staff from the Council's Center for Problems of Living describe the center and its goals. Marshall England discusses the conflict between the profit making goals of the health care industry and the need to encourage preventive medicine. Finally, Dr. Ronald Davidson of the Sha Sha Medical Health Center discusses accupuncture
Positively black ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Three panelists, WABC producer/host Gil Noble, Screen Actors Guild officer/actor David Connell, and NBC vice president of station relations J. Tabor Bolden, answer audience questions about the role of minorities in television including: why there aren't more minority producers and directors, how minorities can get into the business, what roles minorities play and why. Also discussed is the role the public can play in pressuring station management and the need for more minorities in the higher administrative postitions
News4 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Gabe Pressman interviews producer/director Joseph Papp for a News4 public affairs program. Program begins with footage of Morosco Theater being demolished. Papp discusses the demolition of the Morosco and Helen Hayes theaters, both Broadway houses; the development of the Portman Hotel and the future of Times Square and the theater district; his campaign, conducted from a suite at the nearby Picadilly Hotel, to save the Broadway theaters and the future of similar activist efforts; the failure of the mayor and city institutions to safeguard cultural interests in allowing the destruction of the theaters; his fight with New York City Parks Commissioner Robert Moses during the 1950s over the performance of Shakespeare plays in city parks; the building of the Delacorte Theater in Central Park; his financial versus critical success as a producer; his recent commitment to Israel and interest in connecting with his Jewish cultural and religius roots; his conflicts with various friends and associates, including playwrights; the sources of satisfaction in his career; and what he views as his major theatrical achievements
Positively black ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"Gus Heningburg is the host of POSITIVELY BLACK - a weekly series which focuses on issues and guests of particular interest to the area's non-white community. ... examines the obstacles facing the black professional in advertising, a highly competitive, highly-mobile business."--1981 Peabody Awards entry form excerpt. William C. Mackey discusses black mobility and the opportunities for advancement for blacks in the advertising industry. Caroline Jones discusses her experiences with mobility and advancement in the industry and why there are not more black agencies in the industry. Jeff Burns talks about some of the difficulties facing a black advertising sales representative in a white business world. Sam Reed discusses the artistic and creative side of advertising, and what a young, black person needs to become a successful artistic director. Includes footage from a Goodyear commercial that Reed helped develop. Tony Barboza talks about what it takes to be a successful photographer in the industry, as he shoots a layout for a magazine advertisement. The program also takes a look at what goes on behind the scenes of the making of a television commercial, talking with Dick Butkus and Bubba Smith as they make a Lite Beer commercial
Positively black ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This two part program examines the buying power of black Americans and the role black professionals play in the advertising industry. Includes interviews with some successful black marketing people who discuss why some advertisers don't target the black market and what it takes to succeed in the advertising industry
News4orum ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Producer/director Joseph Papp discusses his recent unsuccessful campaign to save two historic Broadway theaters, the Morosco and the Helen Hayes, from destruction, the future of Times Square and the Broadway theater district, and what he views as the failure of the mayor and city institutions to safeguard cultural interests. Papp speaks also about his 1959 battle with New York City Parks Commissioner Robert Moses over charging admission to his plays staged in city parks; his relationship with former New York City mayor Robert F. Wagner; the building of the Delacorte Theater in Central Park; his financial and critical success as a producer; his support of Israel, and his interest in reconnecting with his Jewish roots; his conflicts with playwrights with whom he has worked; the works which have brought him the greatest satisfaction in his career; and what he views as his major theatrical achievements
 
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English (19)