Amos n’ Andy: Anatomy of a Controversy
The CBS series is taken off the air in 1953 because of protests from civil rights groups; host George Kirby.
Adapted to television, The Amos ‘n Andy Show was produced from 1951 to 1953 with 78 filmed episodes. The TV series used African-American actors in the main roles, although the actors were instructed to keep their voices and speech patterns as close to Gosden and Correll’s as possible.
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