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Adam Clayton Powell

1989 Rated NR 54m

Examining the life and work of civil rights leader Adam Clayton Powell, this Oscar-nominated documentary narrated by civil rights activist Julian Bond paints a portrait of a complex man who was able to do great things despite overwhelming obstacles. But the film also reveals aspects of Powell's darker side, including a series of failed marriages, his infamous clashes with Martin Luther King Jr. and his public censure in the U.S. Congress.

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Cast: Julian Bond

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.