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The songs are free : with Bernice Johnson Reagon

Author: Bernice Johnson ReagonBill D MoyersGail PellettPublic Affairs Television (Firm)Freedom Singers.All authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1997.
Series: Moyers collection.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Traces the history of communal singing and the musical repertoire rooted in the Black church -- from songs of resistance, courage, and pride to songs of determination and faith -- and explores their roles from the Underground Railroad through the Civil Rights movement and into the 1990's"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Music
Named Person: Bernice Johnson Reagon
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bernice Johnson Reagon; Bill D Moyers; Gail Pellett; Public Affairs Television (Firm); Freedom Singers.; Sweet Honey in the Rock (Musical group); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 39831922
Notes: At head of title: Moyers.
Credits: Camera, Phil Gries ... [et al.] ; video, Bernard Russo ; editor, Kathryn Barnier ; research, Jennifer Mirsky.
Performer(s): Bill Moyers, narrator ; [musical performances by] Bernice Johnson Reagon, SNCC Freedom Singers, and Sweet Honey in the Rock.
Description: 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Moyers collection.
Other Titles: Moyers, the songs are free
Bernice Johnson Reagon and African-American music
Responsibility: a production of Public Affairs Television, Inc. ; produced and directed by Gail Pellett.

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"Traces the history of communal singing and the musical repertoire rooted in the Black church -- from songs of resistance, courage, and pride to songs of determination and faith -- and explores their roles from the Underground Railroad through the Civil Rights movement and into the 1990's"--Container.

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