Bill Rouselle to Jack Sawyer

Bill Rouselle

Amistad Research Center

Amistad Research Center
New Orleans, United States

In this letter to Jack Sawyer, Program Manager of WYES-TV, Bill Rouselle asks for clarifications on content violations that Sawyer claims the creators of Nation Time committed during the airing of an episode of the show. This letter also reveals how Nation Time's Afro-centric content may have caused the ire of white viewers.


  • Title: Bill Rouselle to Jack Sawyer
  • Creator: Bill Rouselle
  • Subject Keywords: Television talk shows--United States, Free Southern Theater, WYES-TV (Television station: New Orleans, La)
  • Type: document
  • Rights: Physical rights are retained by the Amistad Research Center. The materials in this exhibition are being made available for personal and scholarly research use only. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws. If you are the rightful copyright holder of an item represented in this exhibition and wishes to have it removed, please submit a request to reference@amistadresearchcenter.org including proof of ownership and clear identification of the work, preferably with URL.
  • Repository: Amistad Research Center
  • Extent: 1 p.
  • Date: 1974-12-20
  • Collection: Free Southern Theater records

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