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Crucibles of courage

Author: Barack ObamaReg E CatheyDonna WilsonRyan MayersTom DeschAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : A & E Television Networks : Distributed by New Video, 2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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"Explores the stories of five African Americans whose lives and work changed the world forever. The dramatic stories of Thurgood Marshall, Muhammad Ali, Marian Anderson, Jesse Owens, and Shirley Chisholm are animated through intimate interviews, rare archival materials, and fascinating vintage footage, collectively documenting the prejudices and difficulties they had to overcome in order to achieve their goals and  Read more...
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Named Person: Thurgood Marshall; Muhammad Ali; Marian Anderson; Jesse Owens; Shirley Chisholm
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Barack Obama; Reg E Cathey; Donna Wilson; Ryan Mayers; Tom Desch; Karl Gustave; Steve Mullen; Arts and Entertainment Network.; New Video Group.
ISBN: 1422930386 9781422930380
OCLC Number: 299571606
Credits: Writer/producer, Donna Wilson; editors, Ryan Mayers, Tom Desch, Karl Gustave; original music, Steve Mullen.
Performer(s): Host, Barak Obama; narrator, Reg E. Cathey.
Description: 1 videodisc (50 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Biography (Television program)
Responsibility: A & E Television Networks ; The Biography Channel.

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"Explores the stories of five African Americans whose lives and work changed the world forever. The dramatic stories of Thurgood Marshall, Muhammad Ali, Marian Anderson, Jesse Owens, and Shirley Chisholm are animated through intimate interviews, rare archival materials, and fascinating vintage footage, collectively documenting the prejudices and difficulties they had to overcome in order to achieve their goals and illuminating why their efforts remain inspirations to all."--Container.

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