Saturday Night Special - E.O.Y.D.C. Spells Hope

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An episode of KTVU's Saturday Night Special program from October 4th 1984 written and produced by Johnny Barnes Selvin about the East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC) and the positive impact their staff and programs are having on the local community. Includes scenes of youth taking part in sports, a jobs training program called "Project Joy", a Michael Jackson "dance-a-like" competition and interviews with: Lt. Mike Wilson (Oakland Police Department); EOYDC Executive Director Connie Dyer; Robert Callier (ceramics instructor); Margie Eaton (home arts instructor); Donna Rhinehart (counselor); Kathleen Sullivan (program coordinator); Craig Ramos (Project Joy instructor); Marla McCown (Project Joy graduate); Ingrid Willis (World Airways); Eric Richardson (Project Joy graduate); Wanda Goddard (Grand Avenue Van & Storage); Cathy Campbell (Project Joy graduate); William Cromartie (Project Joy graduate); Karen Henderson (recruiter); Al Auletta (Project Joy Director); Clifford Phifer (basketball coach); Herb Yarborough (athletics director); Shelton Wynder (track coach) and Herbert Hall (Tae Kwon Do instructor).This program was directed by George Lum and the Executive Producer was Ian Zellick. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

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3/4-inch Umatic videotape
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Fox Television Stations, LLC/KTVU
Type of material
Special Program

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