Lex Gillespie

Lex Gillespie is an independent radio and television producer in Washington, D.C., with an emphasis on music, culture, travel, and history. His topics range from the music of the Andes, to the disappearing American cowboy, to a profile of four Latina students competing in Chicago's high school science fair. He produced the series Let the Good Times Roll, a 26-hour documentary series on rhythm and blues music that won a Peabody award in 2005. He also served as a producer with Smithsonian Productions at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History on the series Jazz Singers and Black Radio: Telling It Like It Was.


Our Day Will Come

Our Day Will Come explores the impact of R&B on America's civil rights movement, as well as the influence of the movement on popular music.