Public TV: Swing: Q.E.D.

Though it is strictly a local television channel, station KQED had the imagination and daring to begin a 13-interview series with Longshoreman-Philosopher Eric Hoffer five years before CBS discovered him. This fall KQED became the first U.S. station since 1960 to shoot a documentary inside Castro's Cuba. Its special on Duke Ellington, Love You Madly, was so lively that it was later played at the Edinburgh and Venice film festivals. Then there was the channel's Where's Jim Crow?, a weekly segment rooting out covert discrimination in the area. And, for a change...

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