Table of contents for Broadcasting freedom : radio, war, and the politics of race, 1938-1948 / Barbara Dianne Savage.

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Part I Federal Constructions of "the Negro"

1 Americans All, Immigrants All: Cultural Pluralism and Americanness
2 Freedom's People: Radio and the Political Uses of African American Culture and History
3 "Negro Morale," the Office of War Information, and the War Department

Part II Airing the Race Question

4 The National Urban League on the Radio
5 Radio and the Political Discourse of Racial Equality
6 New World A'Coming and Destination Freedom

Appendix: Radio Programs Discussed in the Text


Rachel Davis DuBois
Cover of brochure advertising Americans All, Immigrants All
Cover of phonograph recordings of Americans All, Immigrants All
Paul Robeson appearing on the first broadcast of Freedom's People in 1941
Placard advertising Freedom's People
Covers of Office of Education brochure for Freedom's People
Studio audience at Freedom's People broadcast
Ambrose Caliver appearing on Freedom's People
OWI official Theodore M. Berry
Radio commentator H. V. Kaltenborn, National Urban League official Ann Tanneyhill, pianist Hazel Scott, and a member of the Charioteers preparing for the 1944 National Urban League broadcast
Announcement of an America's Town Meeting of the Air broadcast, "Are We Solving America's Race Problem?"
President Harry S. Truman addressing the 1947 NAACP convention
Roi Ottley
Richard Durham
Cast of Destination Freedom

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
United States -- Race relations.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans in radio broadcasting -- History -- 20th century.
Radio broadcasting -- Social aspects -- United States.
Radio programs -- United States -- History.
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States.