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Louis Farrakhan

[Farrakhan, Louis] An Interview with Louis Farrakhan.

Demagogue or insightful promoter of black responsibility? In this exclusive ABC News "Nightline" interview, Ted Koppel and Minister Louis Farrakhan discuss Farrakhan's incendiary rhetoric and charismatic leadership. Topics probed include Farrakhan's allegedly anti-Semitic statements that have alienated the Jewish community, and his friendship with and billion-dollar gift from Libyan leader Muammar al-Qaddafi. Farrakhan also discusses his pivotal roles as organizer of the Million Man March and spokesman for African-American Muslims. 1998. 22 min.

[Farrakhan, Louis] God is Angry, Says Farrakhan: Black Power 1996

Reviews the Million Man March of October 1995 organized by Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam, and what Farrakhan means to black society. The film traces, through archival footage, the history of the black struggle for power and the civil rights movement with interviews with Stokley Carmichael who now lives in Africa, and other activists of the sixties. Commentary: Stokely Carmichael, David Hilliard, Akua Njeri, Omali Yeshitela, Robert D. Williams, Nelson Perry, Rick Tingling-Glemmons, Ishmael Muhammad, Penny Hess. 1996. 57 min.

[Farrakhan, Louis] Louis Farrakhan: Thursday, April 5, 1984 / ABC News.

A television interview with Louis Farrakhan, the controversial leader of a Black Muslim sect, concerning threats he made against a black reporter, Milton Coleman, who released information regarding Jesse Jackson's use of the term "hymie." 41 min.