The Professors – Bird of the Iron Feather
Before Good Times, The Jeffersons, The Wire and The Corner, there was a daring experiment in television called “Bird of the Iron Feather” and it actually happened— in 1970. Thats right, 40 years ago. We discuss its significance and the impact it had in this episode of the Professors.
For more information about “Bird of the Iron Feather”: http://bird.whgbetc.com
Bird of the Iron Feather
The first Black produced TV drama in the USA.
“…the highest-rated local production in the station’s history.” TIME Magazine 1970