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We Shall Overcome

Traces the transformation of the title song from an old slave spiritual to the anthem of the civil rights movement, while chronicling its effect on human rights movements in the United States and in other parts of the world, using historical footage and personal recollections. Narrator: Harry Belafonte. Performers: Pete Seeger, Joan Baez, Taj Mahal, Peter, Paul & Mary, the SNCC Freedom Singers, Guy Carawan, Julian Bond, Andrew Young, Desmond Tutu. 1989. 58 min.
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