The HistoryMakers video oral history with Bobby Bennett.

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (7 video files (3 hr., 10 min., 2 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subject:Bennett, Bobby -- Interviews.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Format: E-Resource Video Streaming Video
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with Bobby Bennett
Bobby Bennett
Other authors / contributors:Bennett, Bobby, interviewee.
Crowe, Larry F., interviewer.
Champagne, Curt, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Videographer, Curt Champagne.
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Recorded Punta Gorda, Florida 2014 September 10.
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Summary:Radio DJ Bobby Bennett was born on July 20, 1943 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Bennett grew up in Pittsburgh; and, in 1967, was hired as a news reporter for city's WAMO-AM radio station. One year later, he moved to Washington, D.C., where he became known as the "The Mighty Burner" and hosted a show on WOL-AM until 1980. Bennett then worked as host of a sports talk show on WTOP in the early 1980s; and later as a program director for WHUR from 1987 to 1992. After his time at WHUR, Bennett was hired as a morning host at WXTR; and, in 1997, he became the host of an R&B radio show on WPFW-FM. In 2001, Bennett created the Soul Street channel for XM Satellite Radio, and served as its program director until 2008. He co-authored The Ultimate Soul Music Trivia Book: 501 Questions and Answers About Motown, Rhythym & Blues, and More.