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For love of liberty : the story of America's black patriots

Author: Halle BerryFrank Martin, (Television producer)Colin L PowellMorgan FreemanBill CosbyAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Melee Entertainment Home Video : Vivendi Entertainment, 2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gain an unprecedented look at the experiences and accomplishments of African Americans in the military, and learn why such a group of heroic men and women would fight for the freedom of others that they themselves weren't able to enjoy. Hosted by Halle Berry with an introduction by Colin Powell, and features the voices of Morgan Freeman, Bill Cosby, Danny Glover, John Travolta, and many more.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Biography
History
Documentary
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Halle Berry; Frank Martin, (Television producer); Colin L Powell; Morgan Freeman; Bill Cosby; Danny Glover; John Travolta; Melee Entertainment Home Video (Firm); Vivendi Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 495860958
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Credits: Directed by Frank Martin; written by Frank Marin and Jeff Stetson; produced by Frank Martin, Rudy Poe, James Crite; story by James Crite, Jeff Stetson.
Performer(s): Host, Halle Berry.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (240 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital 5.1; widescreen; aspect ratio 1.78:1; region 1.
Contents: pt. 1. Introduction ; The revolutionary war ; The war of 1812 ; The civil war ; Buffalo soldiers ; The great war --
World War 2 --
pt. 2. Introduction ; World War 2, pt. 2 ; Korea ; Vietnam ; The Middle East.
Responsibility: directed by Frank Martin ; written by Frank Marin and Jeff Stetson ; produced by Frank Martin, Rudy Poe, James Crite ; story by James Crite, Jeff Stetson.

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Gain an unprecedented look at the experiences and accomplishments of African Americans in the military, and learn why such a group of heroic men and women would fight for the freedom of others that they themselves weren't able to enjoy. Hosted by Halle Berry with an introduction by Colin Powell, and features the voices of Morgan Freeman, Bill Cosby, Danny Glover, John Travolta, and many more.

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For Love of Liberty: The Story of America’s Black Patriots

(EMRO user published 2011-01-31 ) Very Good Permalink
This important and gripping documentary chronicles the long history of sacrifice by black American patriots in defense of their country, from Crispus Attucks who fell in 1770 at the Boston Massacre, the first person to be killed in what would become the American Revolution, to the present, in the face...
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