The acts of amazing women is showcased tonight as we bring you voices of two
amazing African American women, Coretta Scott King and Lena Horne.
Coretta Scott King passed away Tuesday, Jan 31, 2006. In her honor and kicking
off Black history month, We present the words of Coretta Scott King herself. For
this program the pacifica Archives was able to gather the sound of three of Ms.
King’s speeches. Also
Pacifica Archives presents a candid and intimate interview with Lena Horne. She
has been credited with cracking the race barrier in Hollywood. She is often
remembered as a pioneer among African-American performers. Lena Horne published
her memoirs in 1950 as In Person and in 1965 as Lena. The interview produced by
Gene Dialesy (sic). We’ll also be showcasing her music from Seasons of a Life,
was recorded in 1999
and finally recently released.