CD 1: Lena, Dorothy, and Ruby. Lena Horne interviewed at the Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco, April 1966; Dorothy Dandridge at a Freedom Rally, Wrigley Field, Los Angeles, May 1963; Ruby Dee excerpts from The Black Revolution and the White Backlash, 1964.
CD 2: Paul Robeson: World Citizen. Noted actor and political activist Paul Robeson relates his personal history and views in the interview with Elsa Knight Thompson and Harold Winkler. He discusses his role as one of the early activists of the Civil Rights Movement.
CDs 3 and 4: The Lives of Black Entertainers: Stepin Fetchit, Paul Robeson, Marian Anderson. Black history in the Great Depression and World War II, and the U.S. Supreme Court school desegregation decision of 1954.
Producer: Pacifica Radio Archives