Nile Rodgers acknowledges the 40th anniversary of the signing of the American Civil Rights Act, which outlawed segregation. Tonight he tells how a split developed in the Civil Rights movement between followers of Martin Luther King 's philosophy of non-violence and those wanting a faster pace of change - using violence if necessary.
He also explores the rise of soul power, black power and the Black Panthers, the death of King, and the legacy of the Civil Rights movement.
2/4. E Street Band guitarist
Steve Van Zandt recalls the life and career of musician, composer and king of the Las Vegas lounges Louis Prima , who died in 1978, aged 68.
Prime Prima. Prima moved to
Hollywood in the 1940s and his shows attracted the stars and starlets of the era, including
Clark Gable , Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney. His hit formula came together when he drew on his Italian-American roots. And as the big band era came to an end he recruited the young singer Keely Smith and they headed for Las Vegas. Producer Owen McFadden
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