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Peekskill Outrage - Sidney Poitier, Pete Seeger, Paul Robeson

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Uploaded on May 13, 2008

The outrage that was Peekskill - September 4th 1949.

In 1932 Robeson had stated to the Daily Express in London that the modern white American was amongst the lowest form of civilization in the world. Apparently by 1949 not a lot had improved!

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