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The Harlem Temper

In this 1963 CBS News special, CBS reporter Harry Reasoner examines the economic and political scene in Harlem, a study in miniature of black leadership in conflict and crisis throughout America. Reasoner interviews civic leaders from such organizations as CORE (Congress of Racial Equality), the National Urban League, and the NAACP, along with Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., then Congressman and pastor of Harlem's Abyssinian Baptist Church. Originally aired on the CBS Television Network on December 11, 1963. Dist.: Films Media Group. 58 min. Hunger in America. A researched study of hunger and malnutrition in the United States, showing views of Black sharecroppers in Alabama, Navajo Indians in Arizona, tenant farmers near Washington, D.C. and impoverished Mexican-Americans in San Antonio. Includes a discussion of surplus foods, food-stamps, and the farm subsidy program. Episode of the television program CBS reports, originally broadcast in 1968. Reporters: Charles Kuralt, David Culhane. 51 min.