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Howard Rollins Jr. in King


1978 NR

Nominated for nine Emmy Awards, this acclaimed 1978 miniseries chronicles the life of Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the height of his work as a civil rights leader. Starring Paul Winfield, Cicely Tyson and Ossie Davis, the film paints an intimate portrait of King's public and personal life. Extras include two documentaries, a conversation with Tony Bennett and director Abby Mann and a making-of featurette.