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Paul Robeson : world citizen

Repository: Pacifica Radio Archives

Collection Description (Extant): Paul Robeson, noted actor and political activist, relates his personal history and views in this interview with Elsa Knight Thompson, KPFA, and Harold Winkler, then president of Pacifica Foundation. Discussion of his life as the son of a former slave, his life as an expatriate during the 1930s, his involvement in the civil rights movement, views of socialism, and the problems facing the emerging African nations.

Date(s): 1958

Existing IDs: BB0534

Language: English

Interviewees: Paul Robeson

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African American actors
African American civil rights workers
Civil rights and socialism

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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