Progressive Programming at KUHT: People are Taught to be Different



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Houston History Magazine


People are Taught to be Different was broadcast in 1958 just five years after KUHT-TV went on air as the country’s first noncommercial educational television station, and was distributed to educational stations nationwide. Envisioned by Dr. Henry Allen Bullock and developed by Texas Southern University and University of Houston-owned KUHT, the series featured an all-African American cast who, in twelve episodes, explored experiences common to all mankind.



KUHT-TV (Television station : Houston, Tex.), Public television, audio-visual archives, Bullock, Henry Allen, University of Houston, Texas Southern University


Copyright 2017 Houston History Magazine. Recommended citation: Vinson, Emily. "Progressive Programming at KUHT: People are Taught to be Different." Houston History Magazine 14, no. 2 (2017): 38-41. URL: Reproduced in accordance with the original publisher’s licensing terms and with permission from the author(s).