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Adam Clayton Powell
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directed by Richard Kilberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1989), 1 hour 5 mins
This is a compelling portrait of the legendary African American leader, Adam Clayton Powell as well as a fascinating look at the beginning of modern black politics in this country. Handsome, brilliant and controversial, he was the pastor of America's largest Protestant congregation; an early champion in the Civil...
directed by Richard Kilberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1989), 1 hour 5 mins
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Africans In America, Interview with Deborah Gray White, Professor of History, Rutgers University.  1 of 2
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produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans In America (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 45 mins
Deborah Gray White is interviewed about how most new slaves are now born in the colonies, relationships between parents and children, Br'er Rabbit, daily lives of slave women, relationships between white and black children, kinship among slave families, the Revolutionary period, how whites who did not own slaves t...
produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans In America (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 45 mins
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Africans In America, Program One, Interview with Peter Wood, Professor of History, Duke University.  2 of 2
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directed by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, WGBH Boston; interview by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, in Africans In America, Program One (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 17 mins
Peter Wood is interviewed about William Dunbar, Equiano's observations of independence, the Stamp Act, song as a means of protest, the dynamics leading up to the Revolutionary War, Phillis Wheatley, Dunmore's Proclamation, the Somerset case, 18th century hope for freedom and equality, The Declaration of Independen...
directed by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, WGBH Boston; interview by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, in Africans In America, Program One (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 17 mins
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After Solidarity: Three Polish Families in America
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directed by Gaylen Ross, 1950-; produced by Gaylen Ross, 1950- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987), 59 mins
This documentary, directed by Gaylen Ross, tells the story of three Polish families who were forced to immigrate to the United States after being kicked out of the Solidarity party in Poland.
directed by Gaylen Ross, 1950-; produced by Gaylen Ross, 1950- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987), 59 mins
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All Power to The People!
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directed by Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-; produced by Kristin Bell, fl. 1996, Nico Panigutti, fl. 1988-1996 and Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-, Electronic News Group and ZDF Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 56 mins

Opening with a montage of four hundred years of race injustice in America, this powerful documentary provides the historical context for the establishment of the 60's civil rights movement. Rare clips of Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, and other activists transport one back to those tumultuous times....

directed by Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-; produced by Kristin Bell, fl. 1996, Nico Panigutti, fl. 1988-1996 and Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-, Electronic News Group and ZDF Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 56 mins
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American Experience, The Abolitionists: Interview with David William Blight, part 1 of 6
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009 and Molly Jacobs, 1980-, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2013), 29 mins
David William Blight is Class of 1954 Professor of American History at Yale University and Director of the Gilder-Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition. His works include: Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory; Beyond the Battlefield: Race, Memory & the American Civil War;...
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009 and Molly Jacobs, 1980-, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2013), 29 mins
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American Experience, The Abolitionists: Interview with David William Blight, part 2 of 6
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009 and Molly Jacobs, 1980-, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2013), 26 mins
David William Blight is Class of 1954 Professor of American History at Yale University and Director of the Gilder-Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition. His works include: Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory; Beyond the Battlefield: Race, Memory & the American Civil War;...
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009 and Molly Jacobs, 1980-, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2013), 26 mins
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American Experience, The Abolitionists: Interview with David William Blight, part 3 of 6
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009 and Molly Jacobs, 1980-, in American Experience (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2013), 33 mins
David William Blight is Class of 1954 Professor of American History at Yale University and Director of the Gilder-Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition. His works include: Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory; Beyond the Battlefield: Race, Memory & the American Civil War;...
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009 and Molly Jacobs, 1980-, in American Experience (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2013), 33 mins
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American Experience, The Abolitionists: Interview with David William Blight, part 4 of 6
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009 and Molly Jacobs, 1980-, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2013), 31 mins
David William Blight is Class of 1954 Professor of American History at Yale University and Director of the Gilder-Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition. His works include: Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory; Beyond the Battlefield: Race, Memory & the American Civil War;...
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009 and Molly Jacobs, 1980-, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2013), 31 mins
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American Experience, The Abolitionists: Interview with David William Blight, part 6 of 6
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009 and Molly Jacobs, 1980-, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2013), 16 mins
David William Blight is Class of 1954 Professor of American History at Yale University and Director of the Gilder-Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition. His works include: Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory; Beyond the Battlefield: Race, Memory & the American Civil War;...
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009 and Molly Jacobs, 1980-, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2013), 16 mins
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