Easter Sunday, 1939: After her scheduled performance at Washington, D.C.'s Constitution Hall had been blocked by the Daughters of the American Revolution, legendary African-American contralto Marian Anderson gave an open-air concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial for an integrated crowd of 75,000 and a radio audience of millions. This "American Experience" offering gives a look at Anderson's celebrated life, and the societal repercussions of this defining moment. 60 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.
Easter Sunday, 1939: After her scheduled performance at Washington, D.C.'s Constitution Hall had been blocked by the Daughters of the American Revolution, legendary African-American contralto Marian Anderson gave an open-air concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial for an integrated crowd of 75,000 and a radio audience of millions. This "American Experience" offering gives a look at Anderson's celebrated life, and the societal repercussions of this defining moment. 60 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.
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Rel. Date: 03/30/2021
UPC: 841887045230

American Experience: Voice of Freedom
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Easter Sunday, 1939: After her scheduled performance at Washington, D.C.'s Constitution Hall had been blocked by the Daughters of the American Revolution, legendary African-American contralto Marian Anderson gave an open-air concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial for an integrated crowd of 75,000 and a radio audience of millions. This "American Experience" offering gives a look at Anderson's celebrated life, and the societal repercussions of this defining moment. 60 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.