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The Night James Brown Saved Boston (2008)

G 04/05/2008 (US) DocumentaryMusic 1h
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On April 5, 1968, soul legend James Brown performed a concert in Boston that many say shielded that city from the kinds of devastating riots that ripped other cities apart after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

  1. David Leaf


  2. Morgan Neville


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  1. Cornel West

    Cornel West

    Self (as Dr. Cornel West)

  2. James Brown

    James Brown

    Self (archive footage)

  3. Muhammad Ali

    Muhammad Ali

    Self (archive footage)

  4. Michael Ambrosino


  5. Tom Atkins


  6. Charles Bobbitt

    Self (as Charles Bobbit)

  7. Bobby Byrd

    Self (archive footage)

  8. Martin Luther King

    Martin Luther King

    Self (archive footage)

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The Night James Brown Saved Boston

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Original Language English

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