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GET UP, STAND UP: The Story of Pop and Protest Hosted and narrated by Chuck D. Premiered September 28 on PBS (check local listings)

The Live 8 concerts to fight poverty in Africa are just the most recent demonstration of how musicians have lent their voice and considerable influence to an issue that transcends the realm of popular music. GET UP, STAND UP, a new two-hour documentary, chronicles the vital role that popular music has played in the ongoing struggles for peace and equality.
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Photo montage: Jimi Hendrix, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan (Library of Congress), Stevie Wonder, Joan Baez, Bono

Produced by: Thirteen/WNET

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