• Lessons Learned

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    No one succeeds alone. After the difficult experience of helping integrate a Tennessee high school in 1964, Dr. William Lynn Weaver succeeded in spite of some teachers and because of others, in particular one whose largest contribution took decades to be revealed.

    Directed by: Richard O'Connor
    Executive Producer: Dave Isay
    Producers: Rachel Hartman & Shelley Gorelik
    Audio Produced by: Jud Esty-Kendall
    Supervising Sound Recordist: John White
    Animation by: Ace & Son Moving Picture Co., LLC
    Animator: Morgan Miller & Taisiya Zaretskaya
    Original Music: Joshua Abrams
    Music Performed by: Joshua Abrams, Hamid Drake, Marquis Hill, Emmett Kelly & Adam Thornburg
    Music Mixed by: Joshua Abrams & Neil Strauch
    Special Thanks: Dr. William Lynn Weaver

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    American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress

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