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Separate But Equal

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Separate But Equal

type:
TV Show
Current Status:
In Season
run date:
04/07/91-04/08/91
performer:
Burt Lancaster, Sidney Poitier, Richard Kiley, Cleavon Little
director:
George Stevens Jr.
author:
George Stevens Jr.
broadcaster:
ABC
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B+

At 3 1/4 hours, this sometimes windy made-for-TV account of then NAACP lawyer Thurgood Marshall’s fight against segregation might seem a daunting undertaking. But impassioned performances and meticulously rendered period detail make Separate But Equal worthwhile and ultimately enriching. B+

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