Destination Freedom

Perhaps the most effective of the programs studied here, Destination Freedom was the work of a remarkably prolific writer named Richard Durham. It aired on Chicago's NBC affiliate, WMAQ. Destination Freedom showcased prominent characters and events in black history, while also examining contemporary political issues. In odd twist, the program originated from the same studio as Amos 'n' Andy.

Slums: A profile of an African-American alderman in Chicago as narrated by his biggest foe.

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