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Skin deep, 1960

Author: Marian MarzynskiPrexy NesbittAlfre WoodardQuintin WhyteErnest GreenAll authors
Publisher: South Burlington, VT : WGBH Boston Video, ©1999.
Series: People's century.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Skin deep examines the fight against legal, institutionalized racism in the United States and South Africa. In 1948, South Africa became unique among nations by writing segregation into the law of the land. The architects of apartheid took comfort in the fact that racial segregation was also found in the world's greatest democracy--the United States.
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Genre/Form: History
Personal narratives
Named Person: Nelson Mandela; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Nelson Mandela
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Marian Marzynski; Prexy Nesbitt; Alfre Woodard; Quintin Whyte; Ernest Green; Ben Turok; Bernard LaFayette; George C Wallace; F W De Klerk; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); British Broadcasting Corporation.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
ISBN: 1578071720 9781578071722
OCLC Number: 720111907
Language Note: In English and various languages with English voiceovers.
Notes: VHS format.
WGHB Boston Video: WG 591.
Originally televised on PBS in 1997 as part of the People's century series.
Credits: Camera, Slawomir Grunberg ; music, Mason Daring ; sound, Jason Longo.
Performer(s): Commentary: Quintin Whyte, Ernest Green, Ben Turok, Bernard LaFayette, George Wallace, F. W. De Klerk.
Description: 1 videocassette (56 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 1/2 in.
Series Title: People's century.
Other Titles: People's century.
Skin deep : the fight against legislated racism
Skin deep, 1948-94
People's Century : skin deep
People's century (Television program)
Responsibility: a co-production of WGBH Boston and BBC ; produced and directed by Marian Marzynski ; written by Marian Marzynski & Prexy Nesbitt ; narrated by Alfre Woodard.

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Skin deep examines the fight against legal, institutionalized racism in the United States and South Africa. In 1948, South Africa became unique among nations by writing segregation into the law of the land. The architects of apartheid took comfort in the fact that racial segregation was also found in the world's greatest democracy--the United States.

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