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Synopsis

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Andy Crane - starting with Booker
Learning to read was considered a crime for negro slaves in the South.
However,
Booker T. Washington pleads with his schoolteacher,
Laura Burroughs , to teach him to read. She believes he can learn but refuses, saying she could go to jail. But Booker's sheer determination and hard work convince his family that he must be given the chance to learn.
Producer AVON KIRKLAND Director STAN LATHAN

Contributors

Unknown: Booker T. Washington
Unknown: Laura Burroughs
Producer: Avon Kirkland
Director: Stan Lathan
Booker T Washington: Shavar Ross
Wash: Thalmus Rasulala
Jane c C: H Pounder
Newt Burroughs: Judge Reinhold
Laura Burroughs: Shelley Duvall
Monroe: Tony Haney
Eliza Burroughs: Doreen Lang
Lee: Julius Harris
Sophia: Marilyn Coleman
William Davis: Levar Burton

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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