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Jubilee Singers : sacrifice and glory

Author: Llewellyn SmithAndrew WardDavid G McCulloughJean-Philippe BoucicautWGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Portrays the history of the Jubilee Singers, who started as an ex-slave choir singing spirituals on fundraising tours to keep Fisk University from folding. Includes recreations of their historic performances and draws on letters, photographs, and diaries to portray their early years.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Llewellyn Smith; Andrew Ward; David G McCullough; Jean-Philippe Boucicaut; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WNPT (Television station : Nashville, Tenn.); WGBH Educational Foundation.; PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 0780631439 : 9780780631434
OCLC Number: 44138556
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast as a segment of the television series: The American experience.
Credits: Produced and directed by Llewellyn Smith ; written by Llewellyn Smith & Andrew Ward ; editor, Jean Boucicaut ; narrated by Dion Graham.
Performer(s): Host: David McCullough.
Description: 1 videocassette (56 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a production of WGBH Boston ; produced with the assistance of Nashville Public Television ; WGBH Educational Foundation.

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Portrays the history of the Jubilee Singers, who started as an ex-slave choir singing spirituals on fundraising tours to keep Fisk University from folding. Includes recreations of their historic performances and draws on letters, photographs, and diaries to portray their early years.

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