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[Baldwin, James] James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket.

Presents a look at the life and influence of author James Baldwin, at once a major twentieth century American author, a Civil Rights activist and, for two crucial decades, a prophetic voice calling Americans, Black and white, to confront their shared racial tragedy. Through interviews with writers and friends, this documentary captures the passionate intellect and courageous writing of a man who was born Black, impoverished, gifted and gay. 1990. 87 min.

Online Access through Kanopy Streaming.

web web sites: Description from California Newsreel catalog

Select reviews and articles (Proxy/CalNet/library authentication required for some):

Full-text review from: ABC-CLIO Video Rating Guide for Libraries

Boyd, Herb. "The Public James Baldwin." James Baldwin Review [Online], 2 (2016): 197-200. Web. 6 Sep. 2017 DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.7227/JBR.2.12