The HistoryMakers video oral history with George White.

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (9 video files (4 hr., 2 min., 13 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subject:White, George -- (George Gregory) -- 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 George White
George White
Other authors / contributors:White, George (George Gregory), 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 Los Angeles, California 2006 March 28.
Recorded Los Angeles, California 2006 April 1.
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Summary:Journalist George White was born on December 3, 1953 in Detroit, Michigan. He received a scholarship to attend Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, where he graduated with honors and his B.S. degree in journalism and history in 1975. He went on to obtain his M.A. degree in African history in 1981, also from Michigan State University. He worked for a variety of media outlets, including the Minneapolis Tribune, the Detroit Bureau of U.S. News & World Report and the Detroit Free Press, until 1988, when White worked as a reporter at the Los Angeles Times, where he would remain until 1999. While at the Los Angeles Times, White received numerous accolades, including two Pulitzers, for his work covering the L.A. riots, the Northridge, California Earthquake, and sweatshop slavery in El Monte, California. White was assistant director of the Center for Communications and Community.

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