Looking Back at the Black Power Movement

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Saturday
11/1/14 12:00 PM
WGBH World
Saturday
11/1/14 1:00 PM
WGBH World
Sunday
11/2/14 2:00 AM
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Monday
11/3/14 10:00 PM
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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.

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