The HistoryMakers video oral history with Malvyn Johnson.

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (8 video files (3 hr., 37 min., 7 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subject:Johnson, Mal, -- 1924- -- Interviews.
Johnson, Mal, -- 1924-
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 Malvyn Johnson
Malvyn Johnson
Other authors / contributors:Johnson, Mal, 1924- interviewee.
Brock, Paul, 1932- interviewer.
Stearns, Scott, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Paul Brock, interviewer.
Recorded Alexandria, Virginia 2005 September 20.
Recorded Alexandria, Virginia 2006 January 31.
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Summary:Media consultant, television and radio correspondent Malvyn Johnson was born on July 4, 1924 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She earned her B.A. degree at Temple University. After graduation, she worked as a teacher. She attended Springfield University in Massachusetts where she received her M.A. degree in intergroup relations and community dynamics. When her husband passed away in the early 1960s, Johnson became involved in the Civil Rights Movement. In 1964, Johnson became director of community affairs for WKBS-TV. In 1969, Johnson began working at Cox Radio and Television News Bureau in Washington, D.C. where she stayed for twenty-seven years. She was the first female White House correspondent, covering five United States presidents, Capitol Hill, and the State Department. In 2000, she left Cox to create her own media consulting firm, Medialinx International. Johnson passed away on November 7, 2007 at age 83.