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"42" The Jackie Robinson Story
42 - The Jackie Robinson Story
Call Number: PN1997.2 .A145 2013 - DVD 2040 ; DVD P89
Publication Date: 2013 - Originally released in 2013 as motion picture
History was made in 1947, when Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball race barrier to become the first African American MLB player of the modern era. 42 tells the life story of Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey.
CAST includes: Harrison Ford, Ryan Merriman, Lucas Black, Hamish Linklater, Chadwick Boseman, Nicole Beharie, Christopher Meloni, Andre Holland.
King: go beyond the dream to discover the man
Call Number: E185.97 .K5 K56 - DVD 1676.
Publication Date: 2008
Forty years after Martin Luther King's assassination, newsman Tom Brokaw, takes viewers through the extraordinary life and times of America's civil rights visionary. Go beyond the legend to portray the man, the questions, the myths, and the relevance of Dr. King's message in today's world.
Narrator, Tom Brokaw ; interviews with: Martin Luther King III, Andy Young, Harry Belafonte, Bill Clinton, Condoleezza Rice, Bono, Forest Whitaker, Chuck D.
The Underground Railroad
Call Number: E450 .U53 2002 - DVD 1678
Publication Date: 2002
"Traces the journey to freedom taken by countless slaves, showing how they were guided, protected and pursued along the way. The extraordinary story is told through historical documents, visits to important sites, interviews with the descendants of noted abolitionists and commentary from experts"--Container.
Hosted by Alfre Woodard
Barack Obama; From his childhood years to his histroic bid for the White Hourse
Call Number: E901.1 .O23 B37 2008 DVD 1047 - DVD P36
Publication Date: 2008
Follow Obama through his teenage struggles for self-identity, his student days at Columbia University and Harvard Law School, and his political career in Chicago. Go behind the scenes of Obama's extraordinarily successful presidential campaign and his journey towards the 2008 Democratic Convention.
Narrator, Rodd Houston
The African Americas
The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross
Call Number: E185 .A47 2014 - DVD 1683 ; DVD P44
Publication Date: 2014
Explore with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the evolution of the African-American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives they developed-forging their own history, culture and society against unimaginable odds.
Hosted by Louis Gates, Jr.