WorldCat Identities

Brock, Paul

Overview
Works: 113 works in 210 publications in 2 languages and 1,597 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Oral histories  Internet videos 
Roles: Author, Creator, Composer, Performer
Classifications: E185.97, 973.04960730092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Paul Brock
 
Most widely held works by Paul Brock
Die auf den Morgen warten--! : Roman by Paul Brock( Book )

11 editions published between 1939 and 1941 in German and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The HistoryMakers video oral history with John Carlos( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olympic medalist and activist John Carlos was born in 1945, in Harlem, New York. Carlos entered East Texas State University (ETSU) on a track scholarship. He transferred to San Jose State University in California where he continued track and field competition. He also met sociologist Harry Edwards. With Edwards, he helped to co-find the Olympic Project for Human Rights. Carlos supported Edwards’ efforts to organize a boycott of the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City in protest of the United States’ failure to address human rights. The boycott was not successful but Carlos and teammate Tommie Smith made an historic symbolic salute at the 1968 games, when they placed first and third in the 200-meter event. Smith and Carlos raised black-gloved fists in a silent protest of racism and economic depression of disenfranchised people in the U.S. The head of the U. S. Olympics team banned them from the games
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Bernie Casey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bernard Casey was born on June 8, 1939, in Wyco, West Virginia and grew up in Ohio. He earned his B. S. and M.F.A. degrees in art education from Bowling Green State University in Ohio in 1961 and 1966, respectively. He attended college on an athletic scholarship and excelled in football. He graduated was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers. In the off-season, Casey completed his M.F.A. degree. In 1968, he left the NFL to pursue his creative interests. In 1969, Casey appeared in his first film, Guns of the Magnificent Seven, and wrote his first book of art and poetry, Look at the People: Poems and Paintings. As an artist, Casey has participated in more than thirty solo exhibitions and made over fifty-seven appearances in film and television. He served for twenty years as chairman of the board at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Roscoe Lee Browne( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film actor, television actor, and stage actor Roscoe Lee Browne was born May 2, 1925, in Woodbury, New Jersey. Browne received his B. A. from Lincoln University in Pennsylvania; and his M.A. from Columbia University. Before college, he joined the U. S. Army during World War Two. Browne began his acting career with a small role in a 1956 New York Shakespeare Festival production of Julius Caesar. He became an understudy for Ossie Davis’ performance in Purlie Victorious. Browne’s role in the play, Benito Cereno, in 1963 launched his career. He won a Tony award for acting in the August Wilson play Two Trains Running. Browne has also appeared in television and film. He received an Emmy award for his work in The Cosby Show. Some of his numerous credits include Uptown Saturday Night, Babe, All in the Family and A Different World. Browne passed away April 11, 2007 at age 81
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Jay Harris( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher and journalist Jay Harris was born December 3, 1948 in Washington, DC. After attending Santa-Clara University in California, he worked at the Wilmington News-Journal. From 1975-1982, Harris worked for Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism where he initiated the American Society of Newspaper Editors' national census of minority employment. Harris began working as a correspondent and columnist for the Gannett News Service in 1982. He also worked for the Philadelphia Daily News and Knight-Ridder, Inc. In 1994, Harris became chairman and publisher of San Jose Mercury News. Under his leadership the newspaper flourished, and The Columbia Journalism Review named San Jose Mercury News one of the nation's ten best newspapers. He launched Nuevo Mundo and Viet Mercury, the Spanish and Vietnamese versions of Mercury News. Harris joined the faculty of the University of Southern California in 2002, where he holds the Wallis Annenberg Chair in Journalism and Communication
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Bebe Moore Campbell( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author Bebe Moore Campbell was born on February 19, 1950, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Campbell earned her B.S. degree in elementary education from the University of Pittsburgh in 1972. She began teaching in the Atlanta Public Schools. In 1975, she moved to Washington, D.C., where she abandoned teaching to focus on writing. She grew up in two worlds – the north and the south. During school months, she lived with her mother and grandmother in Philadelphia. In the summer, she lived with her father in North Carolina. Her experience informed the writing she would do later. In the mid-1970s, Campbell’s work appeared in various publications, including The New York Times, The Los Angels Times, Essence, Ebony, and The Washington Post. She wrote eight books, three of them New York Times best sellers. Your Blues Ain’t Like Mine and similar works explored interpersonal relationships. Campbell passed away on November 27, 2006 at age 56
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Malvyn Johnson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Media consultant, television and radio correspondent Malvyn Johnson was born on July 4, 1924 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She earned her B.A. degree at Temple University. After graduation, she worked as a teacher. She attended Springfield University in Massachusetts where she received her M.A. degree in intergroup relations and community dynamics. When her husband passed away in the early 1960s, Johnson became involved in the Civil Rights Movement. In 1964, Johnson became director of community affairs for WKBS-TV. In 1969, Johnson began working at Cox Radio and Television News Bureau in Washington, D.C. where she stayed for twenty-seven years. She was the first female White House correspondent, covering five United States presidents, Capitol Hill, and the State Department. In 2000, she left Cox to create her own media consulting firm, Medialinx International. Johnson passed away on November 7, 2007 at age 83
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Robert Hooks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actor and theatre company founder Robert Hooks was born Bobby Dean Hooks on April 18, 1937 in Washington D.C. Hooks performed in his first play, The Pirates of Penzance, at the age of nine. Hooks attended and graduated from Francis Junior High School. He moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and attended his first integrated school at West Philadelphia High. Hooks soon joined the drama club and began acting in plays by playwrights including William Shakespeare and Samuel Beckett. Hooks moved to New York in 1959 to become an actor. His television career began in 1963 on the television series East Side/West Side. Some of his other television credits include The White Shadow, A Different World, and Seinfeld. Hooks’ film credits include movies by his son, Kevin Hooks’, Passenger 57 (1992) and Fled (1996). Along with Douglas Turner Ward, Hooks founded The Negro Ensemble Company, credited with launching the careers of many major black artists
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Reverend Cecil L. "Chip" Murray( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Community activist and pastor Cecil L. “Chip” Murray was born on September 26, 1929 in Lakeland, Florida. Murray earned his B.A. degree from Florida A&M University, but joined the United States Air Force after graduation. After leaving the Air Force, Murray attended the School of Theology at Claremont in California and earned his Rel.D. degree in religion. After working in Pomona, Kansas City and Seattle, Murray became leader of Los Angeles’ First African Methodist Episcopal Church in 1977. Under Murray, the congregation grew from several hundred members to roughly 18,000, and he became a nationally known figure in the wake of the 1992 Los Angeles riots. Under Murray’s leadership, the church became involved in job-training, homeownership loans, affordable housing and HIV/AIDS awareness. Murray retired as senior pastor on September 25, 2004 and began working as a senior fellow at the Center for Religion and Civic Culture in the School of Religion at the University of Southern California
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Suzan-Lori Parks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theatrical playwright Suzan-Lori Parks was born on May 10, 1963 in Fort Knox, Kentucky. She attended college at Mount Holyoke, where she graduated with her B.A. degree in English and German literature in 1985. She moved to London and began her career as a playwright. In 1987, her script Betting on the Dust Commander was produced in New York, and two years later, her play Imperceptible Mutabilities in the Third Kingdom was awarded an Obie Award for Best Off-Broadway Play. In 1994, her script for The American Play was produced. In 2001, Parks’ play Topdog/Underdog was released to critical acclaim. She became the first African American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize. The following year, she was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship of $500,000. In 2003, Parks published Getting Mother’s Body, her first novel. Her 2014 play, Father Comes Home From the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3, was a finalist for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize Award
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Harry J. Lennix( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actor Harry J. Lennix was born in Chicago, Illinois on November 16, 1964. Lennix attended Quigley Preparatory Seminary where he studied to become a Dominican priest. Lennix was a good student and upon graduation attended Northwestern University where he majored in acting and directing. After graduation, Lennix spent eight years teaching in Chicago Public Schools while performing in prominent Chicago theaters, including the Goodman and Steppenwolf Theatres. His professional acting career began in the late 1980s. He won an Obie Award in 1990 for his portrayal of Malcolm X in The Meeting. Lennix’s film and television credits include roles in movies such as Ray, The Matrix: Revolutions and Love and Basketball, as well as television programs such as Commander in Chief, Diagnosis Murder and E.R. Although he resides in Los Angeles, Lennix is on the board of advisors at Chicago’s Goodman Theater, and continued to work in acting
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Louis Johnson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dancer and choreographer Louis Johnson was born on March 19, 1930 in Statesville, North Carolina. His family moved to Washington, D.C. at an early age. Following high school, he enrolled and trained at the Jones Haywood School of Dance. After being advised by teachers to move to New York City, Johnson attended New York City School of American Ballet where he was mentored by Jerome Robbins and George Balanchine. Johnson accepted roles in Broadway shows such as Four Saints in Three Acts, House of Flowers, Damn Yankees and Hallelujah Baby. Johnson choreographed Broadway plays such as Lost in the Stars and Purlie for which he received a Tony nomination. Johnson also choreographed for feature films including Cotton Comes to Harlem and The Wiz
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Jeff Henderson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chef Jeffery Henderson was born in Watts, Los Angeles in 1965. In the early 1980s, his family moved to San Diego where he began selling cocaine. In 1988, one of his couriers was arrested with drugs, and paperwork led police to Henderson who received ten years in prison. Henderson began turning his life around by reading and working in prison kitchens. In 1992, he was transferred to Nellis Air Force Base. He was accepted into Culinary Training School for inmates at Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama. In 1997, Henderson was freed from prison. He moved to Las Vegas and after numerous rejections was hired by Caesars Palace restaurant. Henderson later became executive chef at Caf Bellagio. In 2001, he was honored by the American Food and Wine Tasting Federation. In 2007, he published his memoir, "Cooked: From the Streets to the Stove, from Cocaine to Foie Gras."
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Paul Brock( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalist Paul Brock was born on February 10, 1932, in Washington, D.C. After graduating from Howard University, he spent eighteen years as a radio journalist before joining station WBNB in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Next, Brock was news director at WETA where he was credited with the first live coverage of a congressional committee hearing. He was also the originator of the NAACP Nightly Convention Highlights program that aired on PBS from 1978 to 1983. He was producer, writer, editor and national distributor of the NAACP Voter Education public service announcements. He joined the NAACP in 1948 and became an active member of the organization. He was media coordinator of the Village Foundation in 1994 where he remained until 2002. In 1975, Jet and Ebony magazines recognized Brock as Man of the Year. In 1975, He was a founding member of the National Association of Black Journalists
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Angeles Echols( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actress and nonprofit executive Angeles Echols was born on January 11, 1957, in Memphis, Tennessee. She attended Georgia Elementary School, Hamilton Middle School and graduated from Hamilton High School in 1975. She earned her B.A. degree in psychology from Cornell University in 1979 and her M.A. degree in counseling, marriage and family child therapy in 2007, also studying drama in graduate school. In 1989, she was cast in the film, She Knows Too Much. In 2005, Echols portrayed the title character in Sojourner, a play about activist Sojourner Truth. Echols pursued her interest and belief in the transformative power of combining dramatic arts and therapy. Beginning with 2 students in her apartment, she built Educating Young Minds, a learning environment for inner city youth. EYM also provides college scholarships for EYM high school graduates. Echols received awards from Yvonne Braithwaite-Burke, the City of Los Angeles, the California State Assembly and the U.S. Senate
The HistoryMakers video oral history with John J. Johnson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Association executive John Jay Johnson was born on February 10, 1945 in Louisville, Kentucky. Johnson was involved in the NAACP Youth Council and as a member of student government, and at age seventeen, he became the youngest president of any Kentucky chapter of the NAACP. In the 1980s, Johnson received his B.S. degree in community development and public administration from Sojourner-Douglass College in Baltimore. Johnson worked for the Kentucky Institute on Human Development. He worked with War on Poverty programs before becoming assistant director of the Louisville Human Rights Commission, and was promoted to director of community services for the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights. In 1984, he became director of the Louisville and Jefferson County Community Action Agency. Johnson joined the staff of the NAACP in Baltimore and was chief programs officer, before becoming the NAACP’s chief executive of operations, where he oversaw the executive office of the president and CEO
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Florence LaRue( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Singer Florence LaRue was born on February 4, 1942 in Plainfield, New Jersey. LaRue earned her A.A. degree from Los Angeles City College and her B.A. degree in education from California State College in Los Angeles. After LaRue won the Miss Bronze California Contest, a photographer named Lamont McLemore offered her a place in his musical group, The Versatiles, which also included Marilyn McCoo, Billy Davis and Ron Townson. In 1967, the group was renamed the 5th Dimension and recorded the popular single “Go Where You Wanna Go,” which won a Grammy. The group continued releasing chart-topping singles throughout the 1960s and 1970s, including the hit song “Age of Aquarius.” Despite several lineup changes, they continued to record into the 1980s and 1990s, eventually appearing as The 5th Dimension Featuring Florence LaRue. In 1995 the group released In the House, which contained the track “Say (U Love Me),” penned by LaRue
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Hattie Winston( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actress Hattie Mae Winston was born in Lexington, Mississippi on March 3, 1945. In 1963, Winston attended Howard University in Washington, D.C. after receiving a full voice scholarship, but moved back to New York in 1964 after one year at Howard. Winston then enrolled in an actor’s group study workshop, and in 1968, became a replacement performer in Hair. Her other theatrical credits include Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie?, The Me Nobody Knows, and a starring role in The Tap Dance Kid. She earned two Los Angeles Critics Drama-Logue awards, two Obie Awards, CEBA Awards and an Audelco Award. She worked as an independent producer and director, and was responsible for reviving Langston Hughes’ Black Nativity off-Broadway. Winston received extensive credits in the worlds of television and film, including a regular role on the Emmy-award winning PBS series The Electric Company and Clint Eastwood’s True Crime
The HistoryMakers video oral history with George White( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalist George White was born on December 3, 1953 in Detroit, Michigan. He received a scholarship to attend Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, where he graduated with honors and his B.S. degree in journalism and history in 1975. He went on to obtain his M.A. degree in African history in 1981, also from Michigan State University. He worked for a variety of media outlets, including the Minneapolis Tribune, the Detroit Bureau of U.S. News & World Report and the Detroit Free Press, until 1988, when White worked as a reporter at the Los Angeles Times, where he would remain until 1999. While at the Los Angeles Times, White received numerous accolades, including two Pulitzers, for his work covering the L.A. riots, the Northridge, California Earthquake, and sweatshop slavery in El Monte, California. White was assistant director of the Center for Communications and Community
Alles Lebendige muss reifen; Roman by Paul Brock( Book )

11 editions published between 1942 and 1956 in German and Undetermined and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Brock, Peter Paul.

Brock, Peter Paul 1900-1986

Paul Brock Duits schrijver (1900-1986)

Paul Brock écrivain allemand

Paul Brock German writer (1900-1986)

Брок, Пауль

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German (20)

English (19)

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