Interview of Reuben Cannon
- African Americans in Entertainment and Media
- African American HistoryFilm and Television
- Cannon, Reuben
- Supporting Documents:
- Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
- Interviewer Background and Preparation:
- The interview was conducted by Theresa Renée White; B.A. Journalism/Communication, University of Southern California; M.A., African American Studies/Critical Studies in Film and Television, UCLA; C. Phil., Education/Cultural Studies/ Film, UCLA.
- Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.
- Series Statement:
- The interviews in the series African Americans in Entertainment and Media are designed to document African Americans in television, radio, theater and film and aims to better understand how they overcame bias and discrimination and were trailblazers who opened doors for other African Americans in the industry. Also documented is how inextricably linked each interviewee was to the history and struggles of the larger African American community in Los Angeles.