Film, Video A Time for Freedom

About this Item

Title
A Time for Freedom
Contributor Names
Randolph, A. Philip
Wilkins, Roy
Rustin, Bayard
King, Martin Luther
Belafonte, Harry
Jackson, Mahalia
Johnson, Mordecai W.
Lerner, Carl
Parks, Rosa
Powell, Adam Clayton
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Created / Published
1957
Subject Headings
-  Documentary films
Genre
Documentary films
Notes
-  Summary: "Half-hour film re black march on Washington in 5/17/57 [Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom], third anniversary of Brown vs. Board decision--Martin Luther King, Bayard Rustin speaks to camera about non-violence, Adam Clayton Powell Jr., A. Phillip Randolph-Harry Belafonte appears early in the film-Mahalia Jackson sings at podium-Rosa Parks speaks on camera about her action in Birmingham 3 years ago-has good footage of the Montgomery bus boycott-Fred Shuttlesworth speaks at podium --Mordecai Johnson at podium speaks-Congressman Charles Diggs speaks--a film from Carl Lerner" -- Summary from J. Fred MacDoanld's film intentory (RPAR 1/12/2012).
Medium
Film, Video
Call Number/Physical Location
Mavis identifier: 1856600
Source Collection
Macdonald (J. Fred And Leslie W.) Collection
Repository
Motion Picture, Broadcasting And Recorded Sound Division
Online Format
image
video

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Chicago citation style:

Randolph, A. Philip, Roy Wilkins, Bayard Rustin, Martin Luther King, Harry Belafonte, Mahalia Jackson, Mordecai W Johnson, et al. A Time for Freedom. 1957. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/mbrs01856600/.

APA citation style:

Randolph, A. P., Wilkins, R., Rustin, B., King, M. L., Belafonte, H., Jackson, M. [...] Shuttlesworth, F. L. (1957) A Time for Freedom. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mbrs01856600/.

MLA citation style:

Randolph, A. Philip, et al. A Time for Freedom. 1957. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mbrs01856600/>.