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African-American Video Oral History Project 1993/94: Dr. Leon Bass 1993-1994

Creator:
Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters
Atlanta Interfath Broadcasters Oral History Collection
Subject:
Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters
Temple University
Physical description:
1 U-matic 3/4" video recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Video recordings
Place:
Atlanta (Ga.)
Date:
1993
1993-1994
Notes:
Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters, Inc. is the nation's largest regional interfaith cable network. AIB has been providing faith-based communities and nonprofit service organizations access to a larger audience since 1969. AIB remains a destination for international dignitaries and media representatives due to its unique programming platform, which promotes dialogue between all faiths, cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds. Seen in over 1,000,000 homes across 19 metro area counties, AIB is a self-supporting organization and does not allow the solicitation of funds or attacks on other faiths. Viewers can find Christians, Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus and others presenting their views.
Summary:
Dr. Bass was an African-American soldier who helped liberate concentration camps. He holds master's and doctoral degrees from Temple University. After the War, he served as principal of Benjamin Franklin High School in Philadelphia.
Cite as:
Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters Oral History Collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--African Americans
Local number:
ACMA AV000072
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Atlanta Interfath Broadcasters Oral History Collection
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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