First Person Singular: John Hope Franklin (1997)

Genre : Documentary
  
Format:  First Person Singular: John Hope Franklin DVD 
$19.99
 
 
Category:
Documentary
Director:
Dick Young
Color:
Color
Closed Captioned:
 Yes
Cast:  John Hope Franklin, Charles Kuralt
Charles Kuralt narrates this documentary examination of the life and work of noted African-American historian, scholar, and activist John Hope Franklin. Best known for the pivotal 1947 book "From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African-Americans," Franklin contributed greatly to the country's appreciation of how black struggles, labor, and idealism helped shape the United States. 60 min. Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.
 
SKU: D44289
$19.99
Category:
Documentary
Director:
Dick Young
Color:
Color
Closed Captioned:
 Yes
Cast:  John Hope Franklin, Charles Kuralt
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