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Pioneers of Television | Breaking Racial Barriers on "Daniel Boone" | PBS

Duration: 00:53
Program: Pioneers of Television #202
Broadcast Date: Jan. 25, 2011

Fess Parker's "Daniel Boone" was one of the few TV shows that cast minorities in key roles. The decision by Parker and his producers to confront racial barriers just as our nation wrestled with the civil rights movement of the 1960s and 70s was revolutionary.

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Post Date: January 20, 2011