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The March : the Story of the Greatest March in American History

Title
The March : the Story of the Greatest March in American History / directed by John Akomfrah.
Publication
[Arlington, VA] : PBS Distribution, [2013]

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Additional Authors
  • Gopaul, Lina
  • Lawson, David (Producer)
  • Akomfrah, John
  • Washington, Denzel, 1954-
  • Belafonte, Harry, 1927-2023
  • Baez, Joan
  • Jones, Clarence B., 1931-
  • Mudd, Roger, 1928-2021
  • Winfrey, Oprah
  • Jenhudson, Tandis
  • Aukema, Dewald
  • West, Clifford B
  • Smoking Dogs Films, production company.
  • Cactus Three (Firm), production company.
  • Sundance Productions, production company.
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), broadcaster.
  • British Broadcasting Corporation, broadcaster.
  • Société nationale de programme France-Régions, broadcaster.
  • PBS Distribution (Firm), film distributor.
Description
1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, black and white scenes, color; 4 3/4 in.
Summary
Witness the compelling and dramatic story of the 1963 March on Washington, where Dr. Martin Luther King gave his stirring "I Have a Dream" speech. This watershed event in the Civil Rights Movement helped change the face of America. Recounts the events when 250,000 people came together to form the largest demonstration the young American democracy had ever seen.
Alternative Title
Story of the Greatest March in American History
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Documentary television programs.
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
  • Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Credits (note)
  • Producers, David Lawson, Lina Gopaul ; cinematographer, Dewald Aukema ; film editor, Cliff West ; composer, Tandis Jenhudson ; produced by Smoking Dogs Films in association with Cactus Three and Sundance Productions for PBS, BBC, France 3 TV.
Event (note)
  • Originally broadcast as a television documentary in 2013.
System Details (note)
  • DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen, stereo.
Language (note)
  • Closed-captioned; English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing [SDH].
Contents
Bombingham -- AP Randolph and Bayard Rustin -- Kennedy--we must remind him -- To be free in '63 -- Two top Communist -- Gay, red and black -- Impending violence -- I hope they come -- A simmering dispute -- The destiny of American democracy.
Call Number
Sc Visual DVD-1980
ISBN
  • 9781608839582
  • 1608839583
  • 9786315158605
  • 6315158609
LCCN
841887019613
OCLC
  • 858313311
  • 858313311
Title
The March : the Story of the Greatest March in American History / directed by John Akomfrah.
Publisher
[Arlington, VA] : PBS Distribution, [2013]
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
video
Type of Carrier
videodisc
Performer
Narrated by Denzel Washington.
Featuring: Harry Belafonte, Joan Baez, Clarence B. Jones, Roger Mudd, and Oprah Winfrey.
Credits
Producers, David Lawson, Lina Gopaul ; cinematographer, Dewald Aukema ; film editor, Cliff West ; composer, Tandis Jenhudson ; produced by Smoking Dogs Films in association with Cactus Three and Sundance Productions for PBS, BBC, France 3 TV.
Event
Originally broadcast as a television documentary in 2013.
System Details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen, stereo.
Language
Closed-captioned; English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing [SDH].
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Added Author
Gopaul, Lina, television producer.
Lawson, David (Producer), television producer.
Akomfrah, John, film director.
Washington, Denzel, 1954- narrator.
Belafonte, Harry, 1927-2023, commentator.
Baez, Joan, commentator.
Jones, Clarence B., 1931- commentator.
Mudd, Roger, 1928-2021, commentator.
Winfrey, Oprah, commentator.
Jenhudson, Tandis, composer.
Aukema, Dewald, cinematographer.
West, Clifford B, editor of moving image work.
Smoking Dogs Films, production company.
Cactus Three (Firm), production company.
Sundance Productions, production company.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), broadcaster.
British Broadcasting Corporation, broadcaster.
Société nationale de programme France-Régions, broadcaster.
PBS Distribution (Firm), film distributor.
Other Standard Identifier
841887019613
Publisher No.
TMAH601 PBS
Research Call Number
Sc Visual DVD-1980
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