Roy Wilkins, The Right to Dignity

Narrated by actor Sidney Poitier, this tribute to civil rights leader Roy Wilkins (1901-1981) was produced by the U.S. Information Agency.… read more

Narrated by actor Sidney Poitier, this tribute to civil rights leader Roy Wilkins (1901-1981) was produced by the U.S. Information Agency. Mr. Wilkins was at the forefront of the civil rights movement as head of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) from 1955 to 1977. The film includes scenes of the 1977 NAACP convention, archival film and photographs, and interviews with Wilkins and his NAACP colleagues, Clarence Mitchell and Benjamin Hooks, who reflect on their philosophies and strategies to advance civil rights. close

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Roy Wilkins, The Right to Dignity

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Program ID:
457714-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Lake St. Louis, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Feb 23, 2019 | 9:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 18, 2019 | 2:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Feb 23, 2019 | 9:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 24, 2019 | 4:03pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 25, 2019 | 2:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 02, 2019 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 17, 2019 | 9:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 18, 2019 | 2:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3