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The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte hosts the Tonight Show (2020)

The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts the Tonight Show (original title)
For one week in February 1968, Johnny Carson gave up his chair to Harry Belafonte, the first time an African-American had hosted a late night TV show for a whole week.

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Yoruba Richen

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Credited cast:
Gina Belafonte ... Self
Harry Belafonte ... Self
Taylor Branch ... Self
Bill Carter Bill Carter ... Self
Petula Clark ... Self
Whoopi Goldberg ... Self
Phil Gries ... Self
Tamron Hall ... Self
Norman Lear ... Self
Quest Love ... Self
Freda Payne ... Self
Bobby Rivers ... Self
Buffy Sainte-Marie ... Self
Robin Thede ... Self
Joan Walsh Joan Walsh ... Self
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For one week in February 1968, Johnny Carson gave up his chair to Harry Belafonte, the first time an African-American had hosted a late night TV show for a whole week.

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Documentary

Certificate:

TV-14

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 September 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte hosts the Tonight Show See more »

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Big Beach Films See more »
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Color
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