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Adam Clayton Powell

Directed by Richard Kilberg
United States, 1989
Documentary

Synopsis

Handsome, passionate, and an electrifying speaker, Adam Clayton Powell rose from being the son of a Harlem preacher to being a powerful 12-term Congressman—but his many accomplishments have been forgotten in the wake of the arrogance, and demagoguery that dominated Powell’s later years.

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Adam Clayton Powell Directed by Richard Kilberg

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1990 | Nominee: Best Documentary, Features