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Great Video Clips: Civil Rights-Era Music at the White House

Artists included Yolanda Adams, Joan Baez, Natalie Cole, Bob Dylan, Jennifer Hudson, John Mellencamp, Smokey Robinson, the Blind Boys of Alabama, the Howard University Choir and The Freedom Singers.
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It was a pretty good performance on PBS: The Obamas hosted "In Performance at the White House: A Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement" in honor of Black History Month. It featured songs from the Civil Rights Movement performed by top entertainers, as well as readings from famous Civil Rights speeches and writings.




Bob Dylan performs "The Times They Are a-Changin'" at the White House.

Artists included Yolanda Adams, Joan Baez, Natalie Cole, Bob Dylan, Jennifer Hudson, John Mellencamp, Smokey Robinson, the Blind Boys of Alabama, the Howard University Choir and The Freedom Singers, featuring Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon, Rutha Harris, Charles Neblett and Toshi Reagon. Morgan Freeman was a guest speaker.

It first aired Feb. 11 on PBS. The PBS collection of video is here.

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