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A Dream deferred

Author: Morgan FreemanNicholas LemannEdmund CoulthardNick GodwinDiscovery Productions, Inc.All authors
Publisher: Bethesda, MD : Discovery Channel, ©1995.
Series: Promised land.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Documents the migration of rural Southern blacks from the segregated South to Chicago. A rural people becomes an urban one. Cultural and political gains are offset by overcrowding and the ghettoization of Blacks as politicians ignore the problems developing. Includes historical footage and personal interviews.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Morgan Freeman; Nicholas Lemann; Edmund Coulthard; Nick Godwin; Discovery Productions, Inc.; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Discovery Channel (Firm)
ISBN: 1563312069 9781563312069
OCLC Number: 34138916
Notes: Title from cassette.
Based on the book: The promised land / by Nicholas Lemann.
Original soundtrack available on Columbia Records.
"24410."
Credits: Director, Nick Godwin; photography, Richard Ranken, Bob Perrin; film editor, Paul O'Dell; original music, Terence Blanchard; series producer, Anthony Geffen; senior producer, Nancy LeBrun.
Cast: Narrator: Morgan Freeman.
Description: 1 videocassette (90 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: pt. 1. Standing at the crossroads (49 min.) --
pt. 2. More angry than afraid (49 min.).
Series Title: Promised land.
Responsibility: a co-production of Discovery Productions and BBC TV ; director, Edmund Coulthard.

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Documents the migration of rural Southern blacks from the segregated South to Chicago. A rural people becomes an urban one. Cultural and political gains are offset by overcrowding and the ghettoization of Blacks as politicians ignore the problems developing. Includes historical footage and personal interviews.

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