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The Barber of Birmingham

Season 25 Episode 7 | 25m 32s

In this 2012 Oscar-nominated short film, Alabama barber and civil rights veteran James Armstrong experiences the fulfillment of an unimaginable dream: the election of the first African-American president.

Aired: 08/09/12

Expired: 09/30/20

Rating: NR

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