Dramatizes the events in 1955-1956 in Montgomery, Alabama, when blacks boycotted public transport becuase they were forced to sit at the back. Odessa works as a maid for the Thompsons, and as well as she is treated, she feels it is her duty to walk to work, even if it means she is exhaused, and gets to work late. Written by
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Their forbidden friendship changed a nation.
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50,000 boycotted the buses in Montgomery. I knew one. Her name was Odessa Cotter.
Remake of The Long Walk Home
Written by George Duning
and Steve Allen
Performed by The McGuire Sisters
Courtesy of MCA Records See more