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Looking Back at the Black Power Movement

Preview: Season 13 | 1m 59s

In the 1960s and 70s, Swedish filmmakers arrived in America to explore the Black Power movement which the U.S. media saw as a violent threat. Thirty years later in the cellar of a Swedish television station, an amazing collection of unseen interviews was discovered featuring some of the key personalities of the era.

Aired: 02/09/12

Rating: TV-PG

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The Lasting Legacy of SOUL!

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The Lasting Legacy of SOUL!

Mr. SOUL! explores America’s first Black variety television show SOUL!, which ran from 1968 to 1973, and was steered by pioneering Black producer and host Ellis Haizlip.

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