Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglass

Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglass

Lesson of Hour

Streaming Video - 2005
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The great abolitionist Frederick Douglass comes back to life in this acclaimed theatrical performance featuring Fred Morsell, as he dramatically re-creates Douglass's famous speech on slavery and human rights. With an eloquence and intelligence rarely matched, Frederick Douglass became a giant in the struggle against racial injustice. He called upon all Americans of every color to work to fulfill the vision of a just society that was proclaimed in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. This program was filmed at the Metropolitan A.M.E. Church in Washington, D.C., where Douglass delivered his celebrated last speech, "The Lesson of the Hour," over a century ago. A Bill Moyers special.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], c1989.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (60 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Alternative Title: Lesson of hour

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