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Title Congressman Robert Smalls [videorecording] : a patriot's journey from slavery to Capitol Hill / DoubleBack Productions presents ; written, directed and produced by Adrena Ifill.

Imprint [Washington, D.C.] : DoubleBack Productions, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    92 Smalls,R CON    Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 56 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Extra features include a segment on the director and further commentary by participants.
Performer Narrator, Sean Patrick Thomas ; voice over artist, David Branch ; commentary by Andrew Billingsley, Stephen Wise, Lawrence Rowland, Carol Swain, Stephen Middleton, John Conyers, Jr.. Jesse L. Jackson, Jr., Helen Boulware Moore, Robin E. Moore, James E. Clyburn, J.C. Watts Jr., Eleanor Holmes Norton, Helen S. Greenlee
Summary A documentary on the life of Robert Smalls, who went from slave to steamer pilot to Civil War hero to master politician. He is known as being a forerunner in the civil rights movement.
System Details DVD.
Subject Smalls, Robert, 1839-1915.
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Biography.
African American legislators -- Biography.
Legislators -- United States -- Biography.
African American ship captains -- Biography.
Ship captains -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographical films.
Documentary films.
Added Author Ifill, Adrena.
Thomas, Sean Patrick.
Billingsley, Andrew.
Wise, Stephen R., 1952-
Rowland, Lawrence Sanders.
DoubleBack Productions.

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