Actress, author, vocalist, and speaker Donzaleigh Abernathy and novelist, essayist, and TV historian Mitchell Hadley will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Feb. 19-21 at the following times and venues:
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The youngest daughter of the Rev. Ralph David Abernathy—the man who co-founded the Civil Rights Movement along with his best friend, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.—and one of the goddaughters of Dr. King, Donzaleigh Abernathy has, in many ways, carried on the legacies of her father and Dr. King through her work as an actress, artist, speaker, and playwright. Fans of Lifetime Television’s Any Day Now know Donzaleigh as Sara Jackson, Rene Jackson’s mother, for all four seasons of that critically acclaimed series. Donzaleigh’s other screen credits include such films and TV series as Don King: Only in America, Gods and Generals, Murder in Mississippi, Miss Evers Boys, Other People’s Money, Commander in Chief, 24, and The Tempest, plus she was one of the on-screen contributors to the 1960s edition of Vanity Fair’s video series The Decades.
Donzaleigh’s book Partners to History: Martin Luther King Jr., Ralph David Abernathy, and The Civil Right Movement is a pictorial history of the Civil Rights Movement that also captures the words of both Dr. King and Rev. Abernathy, while showing you first-hand glimpses of who they were as husbands, fathers, and people. We’ll ask Donzaleigh how she came to write Partners to History, plus she’ll share stories of her encounters with the likes of Dina Merrill, Dennis Haysbert, Gregory Peck, Alicia Keys, Chris Mulkey, and more. Donzaleigh Abernathy will join us in our second hour.
Donzaleigh Abernathy is also the lead soloist on “The Listening,” a unique social justice choral project inspired by “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence,” a speech delivered by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in April 1967. “The Listening” is now available as a single through Amazon, iTunes, Spotify, and Pandora; go to CBEMusic.co/TheListening for more information.
In addition, Donzaleigh will discuss Partners to History in a two-hour Zoom talk hosted by the Pasadena Public Library on Saturday, Feb. 27 beginning at 2pm. The Zoom talk is free, but registration is required. Go to CityofPasadena.net/library/calendar/ for more information.
Also this week: We will welcome novelist, essayist, and TV historian Mitchell Hadley. Mitchell’s latest book, The Electronic Mirror: What Classic TV Tells Us About Who We Were and Who We Are (and Everything in Between) is a series of essays that take a look at what classic television is, what it says about the culture that produced it, and why the shared experience of television that marked the lives of so many of us who came of age in a three-network TV universe is often lost on viewers today.
Mitchell’s book also traces the evolution of the various genres that populated the first three decades of television; profiles some of the most iconic personalities of that era, including Jack Paar, Fred Rogers, and Ernie Kovacs; plus many other useful things, such as Why Perry Mason Would Not Have Worked as a TV Show If He Were a Prosecuting Attorney. Mitchell Hadley will join us in our first hour.
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Fri 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision Radio, KSAV.org and CX Radio Brazil
Fri 10pm ET, 7pm PT, Sat/Sun 11pm ET, 8pm PT on RadioSlot (San Francisco, CA)
Sat 9am ET, 6am PT on WKXO 1500 AM and 103.5 FM (Lexington-Fayette/Richmond/Berea, KY)
Sat Noon ET, 9am PT on KZFX FM (Ridgecrest/California City, CA)
Sat 3pm ET, Noon PT on WTCA 1050 AM and 106.1 FM (Plymouth, IN)
Sat 4pm CT, 2pm PT and Sun 6pm CT, 4pm PT on KSCJ 1360 AM and 94.9 FM (Sioux City, IA)
Sat 8pm ET, 5pm PT and Sun 10am ET, 7am PT on Indiana Talks (Huntington, IN)
Sat 10pm ET, 7pm PT on 920 WON The Apple (Brooklyn, NY)
Sun 5am ET, 2am PT on WLAD-AM 800 and FM 94.1 (Danbury, CT)
Sun 9am ET, 6am PT on KSCO-AM 1080 (San Jose/Santa Cruz/Salinas, CA)
Sun 9am ET, 6am PT on KOMY-AM 1340 (La Selva Beach/Watsonville, CA)
Sun 1pm ET, 10am PT on CROC Radio (British Columbia, Canada)
Sun 6pm CT, 4pm PT on KLTF (St. Cloud/Little Falls, MN)
Sun 8pm CT, 6pm PT on KPLT AM and FM (Paris, TX)
Sun 10pm ET, 7pm PT on WDIG AM (Dothan, AL)
Sun 9pm PT, Mon Mid ET on KHMB-AM and FM (Half Moon Bay, CA)
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