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Colored People's Time 2 Colored People's Time 2 (October 23, 1968)
Guests: Stokely Carmichael, John Conyers, Wild Bill Davis, Harry Edwards, Inkster Community Choir, CLR James, John Lewis, Kent Martin, Hal McKinney, Martha Jean Steinberg, Rosalyn Russell, The Brothers of Soul, Lorenzo Wright, William Watson
Host: Tony Brown, Sandy Lawrence, Reginald Wilson
Producer : Gilbert Maddox, Tony Brown
Duration: 01:01:01
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.
Colored People's Time 13 (January 22, 1969)
Guests: The Contemporary Jazz Quintet, Eugene Eda, William Walker, The CPT Players, Kent Martin, Carmen Murphy, James Catchings, Joanne Robinson
Host: Tony Brown, Sandy Lawrence, Abe Ulmer
Producer : Tony Brown
Duration: 01:01:47
Description: This show features an investigative segment on the black middle class (00:11:12), 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 (00:03:02-00:08:19); Chicago artists Eugene Eda and William Walker; and the CPT Players.