Mahalia Jackson

Mahalia Jackson

The Power & The Glory

Streaming Video - 1997
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This film follows the life and career of Mahalia Jackson, the first superstar of gospel music and one of the early influencers of today's pop superstars. From her humble beginnings in New Orleans to her triumphant 1971 world tour her perseverance, strength, and faith in her calling built her a legacy that is celebrated to this day. She united the crowd before MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech, and sang at his funeral. Listen to recounts of her life from those who knew her best, including the Reverend Jesse Jackson, Studs Turkel, and Brother John Sellers, and watch archival footage and interviews and never-before seen photographs to learn more about this powerful woman.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Xenon Pictures, [1997]
Copyright Date: ©1997
Branch Call Number: STREAMING VIDEO
Characteristics: video file,rda
1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 24 min., 49 sec.)) : color and sound
Additional Contributors: Xenon Pictures
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