UC Berkeley Library

You can still access the UC Berkeley Library’s services and resources during the closure. Here’s how.

Using the Library during COVID-19

During the pandemic, many of our services are being offered in new ways. To find the latest information on course reserves, book returns, 24/7 online help, and more, visit our COVID-19 portal, which provides more up-to-date information than the text below.

Television & the African American Experience, Civil Rights & Beyond: On the Front Lines: Television and African-American Issues

A three part satellite seminar series examining how television has covered and reflected black history and culture over the past fifty years. In this first segment panelists explore issues from the 1950s and 1960s and how television news has interpreted various racial issues and such divisive events as the Rodney King verdict and the confirmation of Supreme Court justice Clarence Thomas. Presented at the Museum of Television and Radio, Los Angeles, California on November 7, 2001. 93 min.