Caption: Coretta Scott King, Credit: NNDB
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Coretta Scott King 

Black Women Make History/ Coretta Scott King & Carol Moseley Braun

From: KSFR
Series: Equal Time with Martha Burk
Length: 56:48

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Equal Time Series Host Martha Burk explores the life of Coretta Scott King with biographer Barbara Reynolds, a founding editor of USA Today. Burk also interviews Carol Moseley Braun, the first and only Black woman elected to the U.S. Senate. Includes audio from Coretta King's 1996 Atlanta speech.

King_small Dr. Barbara Reynolds spent many hours with Coretta Scott King over a period of 25 years, recording her thoughts and stories of the civil rights struggle as partner to Martin Luther King Jr., and her continuing activism for many causes after his death.  Following an audio clip from one of Coretta King's speeches, Reynolds talks about what Mrs. King wanted to leave as a legacy, why she felt she was not a mere helpmate, and her dreams for the future of race relations in the United States and around the world.

Carol Moseley Braun discusses her historic victory as the first and only Black woman elected to the U.S. Senate, including ethics charges brought against her and dismissed.  She explores her childhood in a segregated society, and her subsequent time as Ambassador to New Zealand, ending with her assessment of where Black women and men are today in achieving political, economic, and social equality.
 
Full single file version includes both interviews, divided into 4 segments (2 x 30 sec. breaks midway in each half, 2 x 30 sec at bottom of hour).  See detail in Timing and Cues.


Separate modules are Coretta King Module (2 x 30 sec breaks midway) and and Moseley-Braun Module ( 2 x 30 sec midway).  See detail in Timing and Cues.

Piece Description

Dr. Barbara Reynolds spent many hours with Coretta Scott King over a period of 25 years, recording her thoughts and stories of the civil rights struggle as partner to Martin Luther King Jr., and her continuing activism for many causes after his death.  Following an audio clip from one of Coretta King's speeches, Reynolds talks about what Mrs. King wanted to leave as a legacy, why she felt she was not a mere helpmate, and her dreams for the future of race relations in the United States and around the world.

Carol Moseley Braun discusses her historic victory as the first and only Black woman elected to the U.S. Senate, including ethics charges brought against her and dismissed.  She explores her childhood in a segregated society, and her subsequent time as Ambassador to New Zealand, ending with her assessment of where Black women and men are today in achieving political, economic, and social equality.
 
Full single file version includes both interviews, divided into 4 segments (2 x 30 sec. breaks midway in each half, 2 x 30 sec at bottom of hour).  See detail in Timing and Cues.


Separate modules are Coretta King Module (2 x 30 sec breaks midway) and and Moseley-Braun Module ( 2 x 30 sec midway).  See detail in Timing and Cues.

Broadcast History

First broadcast Feb. 11, 2012 KSFR public radio, Santa Fe, NM

Timing and Cues

Single File Version Version


Times are as they occur with 10 sec ID and three 2x30 sec breaks inserted.

INSERT 10 SEC I.D

Segment 1: O:10 - 16:34
In cue: [MUSIC] "From KSFR radio, welcome to Equal Time. I'm Martha Burk.."
1:33 - 5:25 Coretta Scott King speech
Out cue: "You're listening to Equal Time, I'm Martha Burk your host"

Break 1: 16:34 - 17:34

Segment 2: 17:34 - 29:20
In cue: "We're back. You're listening to Equal Time.."
Out cue: [MUSIC} "You're listening to Equal Time with.."

Break 2: 29:20 - 30:20

Segment 3: 30:20 - 45:10
In cue:[MUSIC] "February is Black History Month, and Ambassador Carol Moseley Braun is ....
Out cue: "We'll take a short break.."

Break 1: 45:10 - 46:10

Segment 2: 46:10 - 59:48
In cue: "Carol, we were talking about your"
Out cue: [MUSIC] "I'm Martha Burk, you're listening to Equal Time"

Coretta King Segment Version

Times are as they occur with 10 sec ID and one 2x30 sec break inserted.

INSERT 10 SEC I.D

Segment 1: O:10 - 16:34
In cue: [MUSIC] "From KSFR radio, welcome to Equal Time. I'm Martha Burk.."
1:33 - 5:25 Coretta Scott King speech
Out cue: "You're listening to Equal Time, I'm Martha Burk your host"

Break 1: 16:34 - 17:34

Segment 2: 17:34 - 29:12
In cue: "We're back. You're listening to Equal Time.."
Out cue: [MUSIC} "You're listening to Equal Time with.."

Moseley Braun Segment Version

Times are as they occur with 10 sec ID and one 2x30 sec break inserted.

INSERT 10 SEC ID
Segment 1: 0:10- 15:00
In cue:[MUSIC] "February is Black History Month, and Ambassador Carol Moseley Braun is ....
Out cue: "We'll take a short break.."

Break 1: 15:00 - 16:00

Segment 2: 16:00 - 29:33
In cue: "Carol, we were talking about your"
Out cue: [MUSIC] "I'm Martha Burk, you're listening to Equal Time"

Additional Files

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