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Three Days at Foster (2013)

In the 1950s and '60s, the epic battle to end institutional racism reverberated across the South. Many of the pivotal mileposts in the civil rights movement happened in Alabama, where ... See full summary »

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In the 1950s and '60s, the epic battle to end institutional racism reverberated across the South. Many of the pivotal mileposts in the civil rights movement happened in Alabama, where segregation's hold was especially severe and unforgiving. One event came to symbolize Southern resistance: Segregationist Governor George Wallace's stand 'in the schoolhouse door' at the University of Alabama on June 11, 1963. Using Foster Auditorium, the site of Wallace's stand, as a symbol of change across five decades, THREE DAYS AT FOSTER focuses on the pioneer athletes who subsequently shattered the color barrier at the University of Alabama, in the shadow of Wallace's infamous stand...and how these civil rights pioneers tapped into a force more powerful than hate. Featuring Danny Treadwell, who integrated the state basketball tournament at Foster Auditorium, just 33 months after Wallace's stand; Dock Rone, Andrew Pernell and Arthur Dunning, who walked on to the all-white Alabama football team in ... Written by Keith Dunnavant

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