Ben Richardson Emmy Award



I was dusting this the other day. I’ll admit it, the old man could sometimes be a tough act to follow.

Chicago local Emmy, 1971-72, for an Illinois black history documentary called “Genesis to Jones.” The inscription reads:

Outstanding IndividualAchievement

Ben Richardson

“For a scholar, teacher, writer, social worker, minister, painter and musician, whose script demonstrated an amazing amount of research and a sense of drama.”


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