RT Video/DVD DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 29589320 LA Closed-captioned. T1 To be somebody A1 Stept, Stephen., Morton, Joe,, Fayer, Steve,, Blackside, Inc., British Broadcasting Corporation., Television Service., WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), PBS Video., PB PBS Video PP Alexandria, VA YR 1993 AB Many Americans, struggling to survive the Great Depression, were determined to help build a better America through direct action in the courts, in the Congress and in everyday life. At a time when lynching, segregation, and anti-semitism were commonplace, black heavy-weight champion, Joe Louis became a symbol of national strength. In very different ways Louis and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt challenged America to live up to its promise of justice and opportunity for people of every race and faith. Primarily uses interviews and historical film footage to portray the era.