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Miles of smiles, years of struggle : the untold story of the black Pullman porter

Author: Jack SantinoPaul WagnerRosina Corrothers TuckerColumbia Historical Society (Washington, D.C.)Smithsonian Institution. Office of Folklife Programs.All authors
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, [200-?]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This documentary discusses the struggle of Black Pullman porters to unionize, even though rebuked by white organized labor, and the eventual formation of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters under A. Philip Randolph. Explores the impact of this group on the American civil rights movement.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Santino; Paul Wagner; Rosina Corrothers Tucker; Columbia Historical Society (Washington, D.C.); Smithsonian Institution. Office of Folklife Programs.; California Newsreel (Firm)
OCLC Number: 232358266
Notes: This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play in all DVD players or drives.
Contains parts 1 and 2.
DVD release of 1982 motion picture originally released by California Newsreel in VHS format in 1983.
Credits: Interviews, Jack Santino ; director of photography, John Hiller ; editor, Paul Wagner.
Performer(s): Narrator, Rosina Tucker.
Description: 1 videodisc (58 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R, NTSC.
Other Titles: Untold story of the black Pullman porter
Responsibility: Columbia Historical Society in cooperation with the Smithsonian Institution's Office of Folklife Programs ; produced and directed by Jack Santino and Paul Wagner.

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This documentary discusses the struggle of Black Pullman porters to unionize, even though rebuked by white organized labor, and the eventual formation of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters under A. Philip Randolph. Explores the impact of this group on the American civil rights movement.

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