PAUL POPE ON WRAL-TV
Paul R. Pope, Jr. is a pioneer in broadcast media in North Carolina: among other firsts, he was the state’s first African American station manager at WJZY-TV in Charlotte and Capitol Broadcasting Corporation’s first African American Vice President. In this clip he remembers the rural Raleigh neighborhood in which he grew up, and the very concrete way in which the arrival of A.J. Fletcher’s WRAL-TV changed that neighborhood.
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