Hollywood Roundtable on Civil Rights, August 28th,1963

This roundtable, in which a group of Hollywood actors talk about the meaning of civil rights, was filmed in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 28, 1963: the day of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. The participants, all of whom attended the march: from left to right, Harry Belafonte, Charlton Heston, Sidney Poitier, moderator David Schoenburn, director and writer Joseph Manckiewicz, Marlon Brando, and James Baldwin.”

For more details please read the rest of this article here. This is a fascinating video to watch in hindsight.

http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_vault/2013/05/28/video_charlton_heston_sidney_poitier_marlon_brando_harry_belafonte_james.html

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