The Whole World Was Watching Film Series part 4

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November 18, 2012 / 1:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Levitt Auditorium

A Time for Burning 1967
William Jersey and Barbara Connell, directors / 58 minutes
This film chronicles the attempted integration of the Augustana Lutheran Church in Omaha,
Nebraska. It has been placed in the Library of Congress National Film Registry.

Listen Whitey! 1968
Leslie Woodhead, director / 25 minutes
Shot for Granada TV in the United Kingdom, this film records events in the traumatic weekend
following Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination.

The Best of Black Journal
1968 –1970
William Greaves, director / 15 minutes (selections)
This program is a tribute to the first African-American television producer, who is a legendary
documentary filmmaker on issues of human rights.


View the entire series line-up of films, descriptions, and dates by clicking HERE.

March On Washington. Martin Luther King Jr. moments
after delivering his ‘I HAVE A DREAM’ speech

Lincoln Memorial, 1963 (Aug. 28)
(c) Dan Budnik 1999. The Menil Collection, Houston,
gift of Edmund Carpenter and Adelaide de Menil


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