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Let Freedom Sing [DVD]

How Music Inspired The Civil Rights Movement
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.

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2009


Format: DVD
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.
Title: Let freedom sing [DVD] : how music inspired the civil rights movement / Time Life and TV One present a Brainstorm Media and Rhythm Mass Productions ; produced by Charles Hannah and Meyer Shwarzstein ; written by Jon Goodman and Colin Escott ; directed by Jon Goodman.
Publisher Date: [United States] : Time Life : Direct Holdings Americas Inc., [2009]
Subject: WDIA (Radio station : Memphis, Tenn.) Civil rights movements -- Songs and music. Segregation -- Songs and music. Protest songs African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century Singers -- Interviews. Musicians -- Interviews
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System Items Available: 5
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Call Number: 780.8996073 Let
Oclc: 352926452
Upc: 610583362190
Bib Id: 332504

Format: DVD
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.
Title: Let freedom sing [DVD] : how music inspired the civil rights movement / Time Life and TV One present a Brainstorm Media and Rhythm Mass Productions ; produced by Charles Hannah and Meyer Shwarzstein ; written by Jon Goodman and Colin Escott ; directed by Jon Goodman.
Publisher, Date: [United States] : Time Life : Direct Holdings Americas Inc., [2009]
Description: 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
Subjects: WDIA (Radio station : Memphis, Tenn.)
Subjects: Civil rights movements -- Songs and music.
Subjects: Segregation -- Songs and music.
Subjects: Protest songs
Subjects: African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century
Subjects: Singers -- Interviews.
Subjects: Musicians -- Interviews
Genre: Documentary films
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Other Author: Hannah, Charles
Other Author: Shwarzstein, Meyer
Other Author: Goodman, Jon, 1952 August 20-
Other Author: Escott, Colin
Other Author: Gossett, Louis, 1936-
Other Author: Time-Life Productions
Other Author: TV One (Silver Spring, Md.)
Other Author: Brainstorm Media
Other Author: Rhythm Mass (Firm)
Other Author: Direct Holdings America, Inc.
Notes: Title from container.
Notes: Bonus features: interview with Louis Gossett, Jr.; interview with Chuck D.
Notes: Director of photography, Christina Voros ; edited by Chi-Ho Lee.
Notes: 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.
Notes: DVD, widescreen (16 x 9) presentation.
Notes: Closed-captioned.
Publisher Number: 24189X
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 5
Total Copies: 5
Call Number: 780.8996073 Let
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