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Interview with Barry Byrne and King Solomon as Kid Pharoah.

BROADCAST: 1968 | DURATION: 00:35:52

Synopsis

Both interviews incomplete. King Solomon as Kid Pharaoh, hot dog shop owner in Chicago, and former prize fighter. Mr. Solomon talks about his business and how he has earned his place. He talks about being a gambler, and speaks of being "rough" and receiving his money in an unorthodox manner, "protection" so to speak. The Interview ends abruptly at 13:42. At 13:43 interview begins with Barry Byrne architect and student of the "Prairie Style" talks about his education with Frank Lloyd Wright. He speaks fondly of "father"(Frank Lloyd Wright) and his time studying under him. The tape ends at 35:32 an incomplete interview. (incomplete; see T2900A,B)