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(50 Minutes) Yip Harburg Special A tribute to blacklisted lyricist Yip Harburg, who wrote lyrics to thei Wizard of Oz and classics such as Brother Can You Spare a Dime. Born into poverty on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, Yip always included a strong social and political component to his work, fighting racism and poverty. A lifelong socialist, Yip was blacklisted and hounded through much of his life.
Date Recorded on:
December 30, 1998
Date Broadcast on:
November 27, 1998
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WPFW; Julie Drizin, Amy Goodman; November 27, 1998
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