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African American Leaders: Past & Present DVD

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  • Format: DVD
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Run Time: 225 Minutes
  • Region: 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
  • Studio: A&E Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: January 28, 2014
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Color: Color
  • Release Date: 2013
This landmark DVD collection from HISTORY®, AFRICAN-AMERICAN LEADERS: PAST & PRESENT, profiles men who changed the course of the nation. CIVIL WAR JOURNAL: FREDERICK DOUGLASS examines the life of the brilliant writer and orator who escaped slavery and launched a lifelong fight for emancipation. WHO KILLED MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.? investigates the official conclusion that one man shot King for a $50,000 bounty and explores additional theories about who killed King and why. THURGOOD MARSHALL: JUSTICE FOR ALL tells the triumphant story of the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, whose fight to end racial discrimination in the South as a lawyer in the ’40s and ’50s paved the way for the Civil Rights Movement. MALCOLM X: A SEARCH FOR IDENTITY reveals a man whose intelligence and independent search for meaning made him one of the most charismatic leaders of his generation. BARACK OBAMA follows the journey of the first black U.S. president from his life with his single, white mother and estrangement from his African father to his arrival as the first black president of the Harvard Law Review through to the White House.

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