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Let freedom sing : how music inspired the civil rights movement

Call Number

  • DVD 323.1196 L6455 (CEN)

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Edition

Widescreen version.

Languages

Closed-captioned.

Performers

Louis Gossett Jr., narrator, with Paul Breines, Catherine Brooks, Ruth Brown, Jerry Butler, Louis Cantor, Chuck D, Ruby Dee, Isaac Hayes, Onzie Horn, Quincy Jones, Gladys Knight, Dr. Bernard LaFayette, Jr., Pete Seeger, Betsy Siggens, Mavis Staples, Heck Watkins, Skippy White, Andrew Young.

Publication Information

[United States] : Time Life Video, 2009.

Physical Description

1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.

Audience

Not rated.

Summary

One of the most powerful movements in American history is told through the singers and songwriters who fought for change with their music. Highlights include the influence of WDIA radio in Memphis and the influence of Harry Belafonte, Phil Ochs and other performers.

Notes

Bonus features: interview with Louis Gossett, Jr.; interview with Chuck D.

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