Rahsaan Roland Kirk
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It's Been Beautiful: 'Soul!' and Black Power Television
2 Apr 2015 // 9:05 PM

Iconic chair-smashings helped shape the identity of the Soul! television program, while also alluding to the civil disobedience of the late '60s and early '70s.

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'Soul!', the Groundbreaking Public TV Show From the Black Power Era Is Rescued From the Archives
21 Apr 2015 // 9:05 PM

Musical acts ranged from Rahsaan Roland Kirk to Ashford & Simpson. Nikki Giovanni and James Baldwin interrogated each other in a two-episode arc. Try finding a mix like that in the current PBS lineup.

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Brotherman in the Fatherland
23 May 2006 // 7:00 PM

Terrible title for a blistering showcase of this overlooked jazz genius's hugely idiosyncratic talents.

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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