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The boy King

Takes a look at the early life of Martin Luther King, Jr., focusing on his early encounters with prejudice, how his loving, strong, and supportive family moved him to speak out against segregation, how his father inspired him to follow his dreams, and the series of events that led to a national civil rights referendum.

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  • "Takes a look at the early life of Martin Luther King, Jr., focusing on his early encounters with prejudice, how his loving, strong, and supportive family moved him to speak out against segregation, how his father inspired him to follow his dreams, and the series of events that led to a national civil rights referendum."@en
  • ""Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. dreamed aloud in his adulthood about the day little white boys and black boys could stand together as friends on the Georgia red clay. That dream was shaped by his own childhood in Atlanta, a 1930's childhood in which prejudice took precedence ... in forming character ... [For the program] King family members were interviewed, and ... [the original] stage play was adapted ..."--Excerpts from 1986 Peabody Awards entry form. Being separated from one of his best friends and not being served in stores profoundly effects the young "M.L." King (Fred Perrin). As a teenager, "M.L." (Walter Franks) copes with the loss of his beloved grandmother (Georgia Allen), and the bigotry displayed in various ways by the white establishment. He exemplifies dignity in his response to the humiliating treatment routinely accorded to African-Americans."
  • ""This inspiring drama focuses on young Martin Luther King, Jr's early encounters with prejudice and how the love and courage of his family moved him to speak out against segregation and made him a leader in the civil rights movement."--Container."@en

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  • "Made-for-TV movies."@en
  • "Drama"@en
  • "Television."
  • "Television programs."@en
  • "Biographical television programs."@en
  • "Docudrama."

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  • "The boy King"
  • "The boy King"@en
  • "The Boy King"@en
  • "The boy King /"