Black Media and the Vietnam War

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Heinz History Center
Free and open to the public. Please register in advance.

Add to Calendar08/13/2019 07:00 PM08/13/2019 08:30 PMAmerica/New_YorkBlack Media and the Vietnam WarJoin Samuel W Black, the History Center’s lead curator on The Vietnam War: 1945-1975 exhibition, for an in-depth conversation on the role of Black media during the Vietnam War era. Heinz History CenterHeinz History CenterfalseMM/DD/YYYY

Join Samuel W Black, the History Center’s lead curator on The Vietnam War: 1945-1975 exhibition, for an in-depth conversation on the role of Black media during the Vietnam War era.

Black, who also serves as director of the History Center’s African American Program, will take attendees on a deep dive into how Black media communicated news about the Vietnam War to African Americans, the complex power and racial dynamics between the African American community and traditional American news outlets, and speak with local Pittsburgh media figures about their experience working in the industry in the 1970s.

Admission

Admission to this program is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is encouraged. Program admission includes access to The Vietnam War: 1945-1975 exhibition, which will open to visitors ahead of the program at 5:30 p.m.

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For more information, please contact Sam Moore at sjmoore@heinzhistorycenter.org or 412-454-6373.