Browse shows on: Tony Brown

CPT 1967 Detroit Riot (1968)
Guests: Bill Murphy, Kim Weston, Hal McKinney, Gwen McKinney, George Kirby
Host: Tony Brown, Sandy Lawrence, Abe Ulmer
Producer : Tony Brown
Duration: 01:00:03
Description: The program covers community events, local news, a segment on the role of the public school system in the 1967 Detroit Riot, and a segment on Harriet Tubman.
Colored People's Time 3 (1968)
Guests: Bill Murphy, Earl Grant, George Kirby, Ray Jenkins
Host: Tony Brown
Producer : Tony Brown
Duration: 01:00:51
Description: This show includes musical performances by Bill Murphy, Earl Grant, and Hal McKinny Quintet, features on the presidential election and politics, and an interview with George Kirby. Sandy Lawrence provides a snapshot of Detroit's upcoming events in the Grapevine feature. Abe Ulmer highlights news stories.
CPT Episode 3 (October 30, 1968)
Guests: Hal McKinney, Gwen McKinney, Bill Murphy, Earl Grant, George Kirby, Horace Bradfield, Robert Tindal
Host: Sandy Lawrence, Abe Ulmer, Tony Brown
Producer : Tony Brown
Duration: 01:01:19
Description: The program covers community events, entertainment news, and the upcoming presidential election. Includes musical acts such as the Hal McKinney Quintet, Bill Murphy, Earl Grant, and Ernest Fowler and The Voices of Conquest, as well as a performance by comedian George Kirby.
Colored People's Time 5 Colored People's Time 5 (November 14, 1968)
Guests: International Gospel Choir, Black Students Association, Arthur Ashe Jr, George Kirby, Bill Murphy, Gwen McKinney, Kim Weston, Marcus Belgrave, Thomas Bowles, Diane Carol, Hal McKinney
Host: Tony Brown
Producer : Gilbert Maddox, Tony Brown
Duration: 56:53:09
Description: The program opens with Hal McKinney's jazz band performing "Freedom Jazz Dance," featuring Hal and Gwen McKinney on vocals. Although they are not individually credited, it appears that at least two prominent jazz musicians, trumpeter Marcus Belgrave and saxophonist Thomas "Beans" Bowles, are members of McKinney's band...
CPT Episode 5 Part 2 (November 27, 1968)
Guests: None
Host: Abe Ulmer, Tony Brown, Sandy Lawrence
Producer : Tony Brown
Duration: 00:31:45
Description: Hosts Abe Ulmer, Tony Brown, and Sandy Lawrence discuss current events, fashion, makeup, and hair styling, and a segment about the life of Frederick Douglass.
CPT 13 (January 22, 1969)
Guests: The Contemporary Jazz Quintet, Eugene Eda, William Walker, The CPT Players
Host: Tony Brown
Producer : Tony Brown
Duration: 01:01:47
Description: This show features an investigative segment on the black middle class, a piece on black History, a performance by the CPT Players - led by Kent Martin, and dramatic poetry readings. Abe Ulmer delivers the news, and Sandy Lawrence provides a snapshot of Detroit's upcoming events in the Grapevine feature.

Guests include the Contemporary Jazz Quintet, a local group that will be recording a jazz blue note album; Chicago artists Eugene Eda and William Walker; and the CPT Players.
Colored People's Time 13 Colored People's Time 13 (January 22, 1969)
Guests: Inkster Community Choir, Lorenzo Wright, The Brothers of Soul, Stokely Carmichael, John Lewis, John Conyers, David Bing, Davis, Martha Jean Steinberg, Marcus Belgrave, Thomas Bowles, Carmen Murphy
Host: Tony Brown
Producer : Gilbert Maddox, Tony Brown
Duration: 01:01:04
Description: This program from the fall of 1968 is interesting for a variety of reasons. It's wide-ranging content mix of news, music, fashion, theater and cultural commentary offers fascinating insight into the concerns and interests of Detroit's African American community of the period. In addition, it provides an enlightening example of local television production style in the late 1960s. Moreover, the program is remarkable for the number of cast and crew members who went on to notable careers in the mass media and academia.