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Aram Goudsouzian

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780807828434

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9780807875841_goudsouzian

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Long Journeys (1963–1964)

Long Journeys (1963–1964)

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(p.208) Chapter 11 Long Journeys (1963–1964)
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Sidney Poitier
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Aram Goudsouzian

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/9780807875841_goudsouzian.15

This chapter details events in Sidney Poitier's life from 1963–1964. These include the growth of Poitier's political importance and how he symbolized the liberal notion that extending basic rights to black Americans reflected the virtue of the American system; his participation in the March on Washington in August 1963; his role as spokesman for the black plight in Hollywood; and his receipt of an Oscar for Best Actor for his performance in Lilies of the Field.

Keywords:   political importance, black Americans, Oscar

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