LET'S FIND OUT was a weekly WCBS Radio interview broadcast, featuring a prominent personality in the Metropolitan area. It aired on Sunday afternoon from 12:30m to 1:00pm.
Hosted by Joe Dembo, WCBS Director of News and Public Affairs.
On the panel this week,asking questions of guest Malcolm X, are Lou Adler, WCBS Radio Newsman, and Charles Portis of the New York Herold Tribune Newspaper.
Topics covered include:
Civil Rights legislations, Muslim philosophy, today's objectives by Malcolm X in a white society, The meaning of "Wake Up," "Clean Up," and "Stand Up." philosophy behind the concept of creating a "Separate Geographic State," The difference between the Muslim movement from other black movements, accomplishments of the Muslim movement to date, the wake up of the so called Negro in today's society, separation of the races, hate and violence in white society today.
Malcolm X gives his views related to Ralph Bunche, Adam Clayton Powell and Ross Barnett. He discusses at length about the teachings of the honorable Elijah Muhammad.
News radio pioneer, Joseph Dembo, transformed NYC's WCBS into a successful all-news broadcaster. Dembo was picked by CBS chairman William Paley in 1967 to convert an also-ran flagship radio station to a fledgling all-news format as Vice President and General Manager.
Joseph Dembo assembled a team that included anchors Charles Osgood, Lou Adler, Steve Porter, Jim Harriot and Robert Vaughn, street reporters Ed Bradley and Steve Flanders and sportscaster Pat Summerall. He also hired a future president of CBS News, Ed Joyce, to be his news director.