The Resource A. Philip Randolph : for jobs & freedom, WETA-TV ; produced and directed by Dante J. James ; written by Juan Williams, Dante J. James, (videorecording)

A. Philip Randolph : for jobs & freedom, WETA-TV ; produced and directed by Dante J. James ; written by Juan Williams, Dante J. James, (videorecording)

Label
A. Philip Randolph : for jobs & freedom
Title
A. Philip Randolph
Title remainder
for jobs & freedom
Statement of responsibility
WETA-TV ; produced and directed by Dante J. James ; written by Juan Williams, Dante J. James
Title variation
  • A. Philip Randolph : for jobs and freedom
  • For jobs and freedom
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Biography of the African American labor leader, journalist, and civil rights activist, A. Philip Randolph. Randolph won the first national labor agreement for a black union, The Sleeping Car porters. His threat of a protest march on Washington forced President Roosevelt to ban segregation in the federal government and defense industries at the onset of WWII and again he forced Truman to integrate the military. Finally with the 1963 March on Washington, Randolph
  • succeeded in placing civil rights at the forefront of the nation's legislative agenda as he passed the torch to Martin Luther King, Jr. Includes music of the labor and civil rights movements
Member of
Cataloging source
CUY
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, Catherine Shields ; music, Patrice Rushen ; photography, Michael Chin
PerformerNote
Lynn Thigpen, narrator
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Thigpen, Lynne
  • James, Dante J
  • Williams, Juan
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • California Newsreel (Firm)
Runtime
88
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Randolph, A. Philip
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D.
  • Truman, Harry S
  • Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
  • African Americans
  • Labor unions, Black
  • Labor unions
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963
  • Protest songs
  • Labor unions
  • African Americans
  • Documentary television programs
  • Biographical films
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
A. Philip Randolph : for jobs & freedom, WETA-TV ; produced and directed by Dante J. James ; written by Juan Williams, Dante J. James, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Color
mixed
Contents
Music: Jesus is a rock in the weary land -- La Guiablesse: Entrance of Les Porteuse -- Night -- Let's all be Americans now -- On Jersey shore -- Get on board -- Now let me fly -- Pullman porter blues -- Hold the fort -- Mean low blues -- Happy days are here again -- Defense factory blues -- I'm so glad -- We shall overcome
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (88 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • OCM34259125
  • CARL034259125 L
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
A. Philip Randolph : for jobs & freedom, WETA-TV ; produced and directed by Dante J. James ; written by Juan Williams, Dante J. James, (videorecording)
Publication
Color
mixed
Contents
Music: Jesus is a rock in the weary land -- La Guiablesse: Entrance of Les Porteuse -- Night -- Let's all be Americans now -- On Jersey shore -- Get on board -- Now let me fly -- Pullman porter blues -- Hold the fort -- Mean low blues -- Happy days are here again -- Defense factory blues -- I'm so glad -- We shall overcome
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (88 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • OCM34259125
  • CARL034259125 L
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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