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The Black press : soldiers without swords

Author: Stanley NelsonJoe MortonJane RhodesVernon JarrettPhyl GarlandAll authors
Publisher: [S.l.] : Half Nelson Productions ; San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel [distributor], 1998.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Interactive multimedia   Visual material   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Too long have others spoken for us". Presents a history of African-American newspapers and journalism from the mid-19th century through the 20th century. Tells of the struggles against censorship and discrimination and for freedom of the press, with commentary by historians, journalists, and photojournalists.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Interviews
Named Person: Frederick Douglass; Robert S Abbott; Charlotta A Bass; Robert L Vann; J Edgar Hoover
Material Type: Interactive multimedia, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Nelson; Joe Morton; Jane Rhodes; Vernon Jarrett; Phyl Garland; James R Grossman; Earl Calloway; Patrick Scott Washburn; Timuel D Black; Charles Harris; Frank E Bolden; Half Nelson Productions, Inc.; California Newsreel (Firm)
OCLC Number: 39329013
Credits: Camera, Bobby Shepard, Rick Butler ; editor, Lewis Erskine ; music, Ron Carter ; writers, Jill Nelson, Stanley Nelson, Lou Potter, Marcia Smith.
Performer(s): Narrator: Joe Morton; commentary by historians and journalists: Jane Rhodes, Vernon Jarrett, Phyl Garland, Christopher Reed, James Grossman, Earl Calloway, Patrick Washburn, Timuel Black, Edward Robinson, George Barbour, Robert R. Lavelle, Charles Harris, Vera Jackson, Frank E. Bolden, Edna Chappell McKenzie, John Sengstacke, Evelyn Cunningham.
Description: 1 videocassette (86 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Soldiers without swords
Responsibility: produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; Half Nelson Productions, Inc.

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"Too long have others spoken for us". Presents a history of African-American newspapers and journalism from the mid-19th century through the 20th century. Tells of the struggles against censorship and discrimination and for freedom of the press, with commentary by historians, journalists, and photojournalists.

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