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Biography, Thurgood Marshall: Justice For All
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produced by Arden Ostrander and Eileen M. Lucas, ABCNews Productions, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1997), 46 mins
As a civil rights lawyer in the forties and fifties, he turned the floor of the Supreme Court into his personal battleground. As a member of the court, he presided over some of the most influential decisions in American history. Thurgood Marshall grew up with a strong sense of right and wrong, and the courage to f...
produced by Arden Ostrander and Eileen M. Lucas, ABCNews Productions, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1997), 46 mins
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The Charles Drew Story
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directed by Bill Buckley; produced by Jeff Mullin (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011), 18 mins
The inspiring biography of Dr. Charles Drew who developed America's first blood bank system. From All-American athlete at Amherst to pioneering research scientist, Dr. Drew cleared every racist hurdle in a tragically shortened life.
directed by Bill Buckley; produced by Jeff Mullin (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011), 18 mins
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The Marian Anderson Story: Lady in the Lincoln Memorial
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directed by Bill Buckley; produced by Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011), 19 mins
African American women like Marian Anderson have fought tirelessly to overcome racism in America. This film follows the remarkable career of this musical artist from obscure small churches to great opera houses and to her triumphant concert at the Lincoln Memorial. We witness how one woman's life in music was a vi...
directed by Bill Buckley; produced by Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011), 19 mins
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Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property
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directed by Charles Burnett, 1944-; produced by Frank Christopher, fl. 1980-2014 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2002), 58 mins
Nat Turner's slave rebellion is a watershed event in America's long and troubled history of slavery and racial conflict. Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property tells the story of that violent confrontation and of the ways that story has been continuously re-told during the years since 1831. It is a film about a critic...
directed by Charles Burnett, 1944-; produced by Frank Christopher, fl. 1980-2014 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2002), 58 mins
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Andrew Young
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directed by Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011), 28 mins
The African American has fought for more than a century to enter the American political arena. This film relates that struggle from Reconstruction to Andrew Young's first race for the U.S. Congress from Georgia.
directed by Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011), 28 mins
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The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer: Never Turn Back
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directed by Bill Buckley; produced by Tracy Sugarman and Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011, originally published 1983), 59 mins
We witness the moving story of a valiant heroine of the Civil Rights struggle in Mississippi. Her courage inspired the poor and voiceless to demand the vote and to finally achieve political power. Her triumph is measured by the Black men and women who now take their rightful seats in City Halls, State Legislatures...
directed by Bill Buckley; produced by Tracy Sugarman and Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011, originally published 1983), 59 mins
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Portrait in Black: A. Philip Randolph
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produced by Tracy Sugarman and Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011), 11 mins
In candid reminiscences, A. Philip Randolph recalls his historic confrontations with American Presidents Roosevelt and Kennedy. His courageous battle helped force open the door of equality for African American men and women workers. We see why this fearless Black leader became a legend in the American labor moveme...
produced by Tracy Sugarman and Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011), 11 mins
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