New Radio Show Follows Emotional Homecoming of Alvin Hall ’74

Alvin Hall '74

Alvin Hall ’74

A new radio series, “Alvin Hall Goes Back to School,” produced by Dana Roberson, formerly of 60 Minutes, covers the return of Hall to his Florida hometown after being away for more than a decade. Now a successful author of many books on financial literacy, and a TV and radio host, Hall grew up poor in Wakulla County. He attended a high school in the early days of integration.

In this journey, Hall, who was his high school’s first black valedictorian in 1970 but had his photo replaced by those of two white students on a school wall, also returns to his high school for the first time in 40 years.

The show aired on The Takeaway on WYNC. Each of the four episodes can be found here. The first episode is here, and the second one is here

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