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Heat Wave (1990)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | History  -  13 August 1990 (USA)
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Ruthana Richardson
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Bob Richardson
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Junius Johnson
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Roxie Turpin
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Bill Thomas
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John Riggs
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Jason (age 12)
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Dominique Freeman
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Emeutes en Californie  »

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True story of black L.A. Times messenger who volunteers to cover the 1965 Watts Uprising when the paper's all-white reporting staff are unable to safely cover the event. The messenger and the Times go on to
20 February 1999 | by (New York, N.Y.) – See all my reviews

Should be required viewing for anyone interested in America's racial issues past and present as well as the journalists who cover them. This film was a tear-jerker at times, bitingly funny at others. It was always enlightening. Definitely gets a thumbs up.


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