Rise! : 1940-1968 / a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions & Inkwell Films in association with Ark Media ; senior producer, Rachel Dretzin ; executive producers, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Peter Kunhardt, Dyllan McGee ; written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; THIRTEEN Productions, LLC. directed by Phil Bertelsen, Leslie Asako Gladsjo, Sabin Streeter, Jamila Wignot.

"Rise!" examines the long road to civil rights, when the deep contradictions in American society finally became unsustainable. African Americans who fought fascism in World War II came home to face the same old racial violence. But mass media - from print to radio and TV - broadcast that i...

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Other Authors: Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. (Screenwriter), Wignot, Jamila (televion director.)
Format: Electronic
Published: Arlington, VA : Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), [2013]
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