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|Varying Form of Title:||History Makers video oral history with Paul Brock|
|Other authors / contributors:||Brock, Paul, 1932- interviewee.|
Crowe, Larry F., interviewer.
Stearns, Scott, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
|Digital file characteristics:||video file|
|Notes:||Videographer, Scott Stearns.|
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Recorded Chicago, Illinois 2003 May 14.
Recorded Chicago, Illinois 2003 June 8.
|Summary:||Journalist Paul Brock was born on February 10, 1932, in Washington, D.C. After graduating from Howard University, he spent eighteen years as a radio journalist before joining station WBNB in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Next, Brock was news director at WETA where he was credited with the first live coverage of a congressional committee hearing. He was also the originator of the NAACP Nightly Convention Highlights program that aired on PBS from 1978 to 1983. He was producer, writer, editor and national distributor of the NAACP Voter Education public service announcements. He joined the NAACP in 1948 and became an active member of the organization. He was media coordinator of the Village Foundation in 1994 where he remained until 2002. In 1975, Jet and Ebony magazines recognized Brock as Man of the Year. In 1975, He was a founding member of the National Association of Black Journalists.|