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A look at how black entertainers---including Paul Robeson, Hazel Scott and Canada Lee---were prevented from working during the McCarthy Era. Interviewed: Harry Belafonte, Ossie Davis, Rosetta LeNoire, Dick Campbell. With an introduction by Morgan Freeman. Directed by Alexandra Isles.

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This potent documentary, narrated by Morgan Freeman, examines several prominent African-American performers in the American film and television industries during the 1950s Communist witch-hunting McCarthy era.

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Premise: A look at how black entertainers---including Paul Robeson, Hazel Scott and Canada Lee---were prevented from working during the McCarthy Era. Interviewed: Harry Belafonte, Ossie Davis, Rosetta LeNoire, Dick Campbell. With an introduction by Morgan Freeman. Directed by Alexandra Isles.

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