NAACP Lincoln Day Program 1960 (10:54 minutes )
Speakers: Roy Wilkins, Robert C. Weaver, Jackie Robinson
Date: for broadcast February 12, 1960
The NAACP began broadcasting educational publicity over the radio in the 1930s. The NAACP produced this program in observance of its 51st anniversary on February 12, 1960. It features a group interview with NAACP Executive Secretary Roy Wilkins; Robert C. Weaver, Chairman of the Board; and Jackie Robinson, a Board member and co-chairman of the Life Membership Committee. The program was pre-taped as a public service program for local broadcast on February 12�14. The NAACP local branch was responsible for the sponsorship.
NAACP Lincoln Day Radio Program featuring Roy Wilkins, Robert C. Weaver, and Jackie Robinson, February 12 �14, 1960. Sound Recording. NAACP Collection, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress (92.02.00) Courtesy of the NAACP