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Pete Seeger Was In Selma

Pete Seeger Was In Selma (And Just About Everywhere Else Activism & Music Were Happening)

Seeger-singingFrom “Talking Points Memo”:

<< One of the few missing ingredients in the film Selma is the centrality of music during the Selma-to-Montgomery, Alabama march. A tiny snippet of field recordings from the march can be heard at the very end of the movie’s credits, but otherwise the movie ignores the constant singing that emboldened the marchers during the four-day, 54-mile trek.

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