A Celebration of Music From the Civil Rights Movement
First Aired: February 11, 2010
Yolanda Adams, the Blind Boys of Alabama, Natalie Cole, Bob Dylan, Jennifer Hudson, John Mellencamp, Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon, Smokey Robinson and the Howard University Choir perform civil-rights era songs at a White House concert hosted by President and Mrs. Obama. Also: Morgan Freeman reads from the era's important speeches and writings.
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- Rating: TV-G
- Premise: An occasional series featuring concerts from the nation's capital that, over the years, has showcased performers as diverse as Mikhail Baryshnikov, Elvis Costello and Steve Martin. As Nancy Reagan noted in the first program, `With the participation of publ… (more)