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Thursday, February 17, 2011

Adjust Your Color: The Truth of Petey Greene


Watch this Amazing doc about DC "shock jock" Petey Greene on PBS.  Available online until February 22!

Go!

1 Comment:

January 10,1984 said...

A 53-year-old self-styled "street dude," who utilized a "doctorate in poverty" to become a leading broadcast figure in the nation's capital, died of cancer in Prince Georges Doctors Hospital.

For several decades Ralph Waldo (Petey) Greene, had been the ghetto voice on two television and a radio stations in the city, and his program was syndicated over 800 cable TV systems. His constant theme was that a man who served prison time for burglary could "rise up and be somebody."

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