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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. 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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NASA celebrates 50 years in orbit

Former astronauts John Glenn and Scott Carpenter reminisce about their first flights into space. Today is the 50th anniversary of John Glenn’s first orbit of the earth.