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TV in Black: The First Fifty Years (2004)

Not Rated  |  Video  |   |  Documentary  |  20 January 2004 (USA)
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The black image on television changed American culture. This two-hour program includes rare footage, memorabilia, photographs and exclusive interviews from the actors/writers/producers whose personal journeys created television history.

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In this extraordinary show the uniquely Black perspective inside the History of Television is explored and celebrated. From Comedy to Politics to Drama, the role Race plays is unflinchingly probed. Orginal programs and personalities are revealed and remembered. More than forty interviews, original footage and rarely seen photos tell the story-from Amos & Andy to Bernie Mac and everything in between in - TV in Black. Written by Anonymous

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