Soundprint Logo
Soundprint Logo

Thursday
October 19, 2017
Radio
  Weekly Update Weekly RSS Feed Link
  Program Calendar
  Program Archives
  SOUNDPRINT Awards
  Producers Guidelines
  Carriage Information
  Subscribe
  Unsubscribe

Shop
  Order a CD

Services
  Web Hosting
  Web Design
  Online Portfolio
  DAW Training

Education
  Television
  Radio


Follow us on facebook
New York in Black and White
Produced by: John Rudolph
In the fall 1968 the teachers union of New York City went on strike for seven weeks-and altered the racial and political landscape of the city forever. Using historic recordings as well as new interviews, New York in Black and White tells the story of this tense period, when an experiment to transfer control of the public schools to the residents of black and Hispanic neighborhoods met opposition from the mostly white and Jewish teachers union . precipitated the strike, leaving one million children out of school. Set against a backdrop of riots in other major American cities, the racially-charged atmosphere surrounding the strike shakes traditional political alliances, and its effects reverberate to this day. John Rudolph of WNYC brings you this story.

Program Credits

New York in Black and White was produced by John Rudolph for WNYC, New York. The editor was Karen Frillman. Lechek Voichek (LEH-chek VOY-chek) was the recording engineer and Karen Perlman was the mix engineer.

Resources

Links:
New York City 1968 Strike
One page description of the strike with pictures included.

Programs by John Rudolph



Radio for between the ears
Copyright © 1995 - 2017 SOUNDPRINT Media Center, Inc. Contact us