Airs Sunday, February 14, at 6 p.m. King Stories features captivating stories told by friends and associates who were intimately involved with the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Host Julian Bond, along with insiders—Ralph Abernathy, David Garrow, Dick Gregory, Mark Lane and Larry Williams—share rarely documented stories about the personal and private sides of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
About the Creator:
Dorothy Green is a broadcast professional who worked in public and commercial television for two decades. Producing radio programming since 1988, she was awarded a George Foster Peabody Award in 1995 as the editor for National Public Radio's 26-part series, Wynton Marsalis: Making the Music. Green is the founding producer of the Smithsonian Jazz Mastersworks Orchestra—an 18 piece repertory orchestra in-residence at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History (NMAH).
Green began her broadcasting career at Connecticut Public Television (CPTV) in Hartford, Connecticut. She was the first female television engineer hired at WCAU-TV in Philadelphia. She later moved to Washington, D.C., to help train staff and students in broadcast operations for the start-up of Howard University's WHUT-TV. Green also served the ABC Washington News Bureau as a Technical Manager of Broadcast Operations and Engineering for Nightline, World News Tonight, Good Morning America, and This Week with David Brinkley.