Unearthing the journey to “Summer of Soul”
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We spoke with the producers of "Summer of Soul" on why the music festival that was also known as "Black Woodstock" appeared to be buried in history, and what it took to finally bring it into the spotlight. We also discuss how idyllic vacation towns have dealt with the surge in popularity for vacation homes.
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“Summer of Soul” producers on battling Black erasure to make the film
Why the Harlem Cultural Festival, known as “Black Woodstock,” was forgotten for decades.
Vacation towns grapple with new year-round popularity
Many communities welcomed outsiders during the pandemic, to boost local businesses. But now, bidding wars are driving up housing costs, as more people decide to stay.
David Brancaccio Host
Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Redmond Carolipio Digital Producer