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    Stanley McMullen oral history, National Visionary Leadership Project / Catalog Record Only

    Collection is open for research; access restrictions apply. Before requesting collection materials, please contact the Folklife Reading Room at 202-707-5510; folklife@loc.gov. The interview includes Stanley McMullen's memories of attending the Tuskegee Institute, working with a farm training program, and becoming a high school teacher in Gloucester, Virginia. He recalls teaching vocational courses, sponsoring the Future Farmers of America club, and the integration of public ...

    • Contributor: McMullen, Stanley
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003
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    Mary T. Christian oral history, National Visionary Leadership Project / Catalog Record Only

    Collection is open for research; access restrictions apply. Before requesting collection materials, please contact the Folklife Reading Room at 202-707-5510; folklife@loc.gov. The interview includes Mary Christian's memories of growing up in Hampton, Virginia, teaching at Hampton public schools and encouraging her students' involvement in the civil rights movement. She recalls the desegregation of public schools, serving on the school board and earning her Ph. ...

    • Contributor: Christian, Mary T.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    City confidential. the criminal next door / Great Falls, VA : Catalog Record Only

    Narrator: Paul Winfield. The 1980 murder of a prominent cardiologist in Great Falls, Virginia leads to startling revelations when the subsequent investigation focuses on his well-to-do neighbor. Sources used: copyright description; A&E WWW site, viewed Apr. 22, 2010; Internet movie database WWW site, viewed Apr. 30, 2010; OCLC database, viewed Apr. 30, 2010. 1 videodisc of 1 (DVD) (ca. 50 min.) : sd., col. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000
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    Thomas Jefferson's slaves / Catalog Record Only

    DVD; widescreen presentation. Closed captioned. Narrator: Joel Dobson, Sr. Lucia "Cinder" Stanton, Barbara Jane Heath, Jack Gary, Mary June Platten, Chita Middleton, Sue Thompson. Not rated. "Thomas Jefferson owned over six-hundred slaves in his lifetime. This documentary provides insight into Jefferson's full enslaved community, along with the traumatic dispersal of families prior to and after his death. Sally Hemings and the large Hemings family ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    American justice. An execution in doubt / Catalog Record Only

    A look at the controversial case of Roger Keith Coleman, who was executed in Virginia in 1992 for the brutal rape and murder of his sister-in-law. Now, in an attempt to exonerate him, Coleman's defenders want to conduct DNA tests, which were still under development at the time of his execution. Will the state be willing to put the DNA, and its own legal ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    Wyatt T. Walker oral history, National Visionary Leadership Project / Catalog Record Only

    Collection is open for research; access restrictions apply. Before requesting collection materials, please contact the Folklife Reading Room at 202-707-5510; folklife@loc.gov. The interview includes Wyatt T. Walkers's memories of growing up in New Jersey and attending Virginia Union University. He discusses ministering his first church in Petersburg, Virginia, and becoming involved in the civil rights movement. He recalls meeting Martin Luther King, Jr., who ...

    • Contributor: Walker, Wyatt Tee
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    Arthur Burnett oral history, National Visionary Leadership Project / Catalog Record Only

    Collection is open for research; access restrictions apply. Before requesting collection materials, please contact the Folklife Reading Room at 202-707-5510; folklife@loc.gov. The interview includes Arthur Burnett's memories of growing up in Virginia and attending Howard University. He recalls his rejection from the University of Virginia Law School because of his race, and his decision to attend New York University Law School. He discusses his ...

    • Contributor: Burnett, Arthur L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006