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Abe Osheroff

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Alternate title:One foot in the grave, the other still dancing
Summary:From the front lines of the Spanish Civil War to the picket lines of the U.S. labor movement to the struggle for civil rights in Mississippi to work for human rights in Nicaragua, people know Abe Osheroff as an activist who threw himself into the fray with rare energy and enthusiasm through his 92 years. In this riveting documentary, Osheroff reflects on the meaning of that activism and the ideas that animated his actions in movements for social justice. A truly organic intellectual, Osheroff shares the wisdom built up over a lifetime of commitment to the "radical humanism" that defined his politics and philosophy.
Creator:Uddin, Nadeem
Jensen, Robert, 1958-
Samsara Films (Firm)
Contributor:Osheroff, Abe
Provider:Media Education Foundation
Century:2001-2100
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States
Place of origin – Region:Massachusetts
Place of origin – Settlement:Northampton
Topical subjects: Osheroff, Abe -- Interviews
Political activists -- United States -- Biography
Labor movement -- United States
Civil rights movements -- United States
United States -- Foreign relations -- Nicaragua
Nicaragua -- Foreign relations -- United States
Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Participation, Foreign
Genre:Documentary films
Filmed interviews
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Civil Rights, Civic Engagement
Films@UM Browse terms:Civil Rights, Discrimination
American Culture, History
Collection:Films@UM
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