American Masters

Robert Shaw Was an Early Champion of Civil Rights

Clip: 06/21/2019 | 2m 7s Video has closed captioning.

Robert Shaw's integrated chorales were among the first to break the color barrier in the American South. He took his inspiring music on the road, bringing his ensembles to small towns across America and to several continents.

Aired: 06/21/19

Rating: NR

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