Synopsis by Cecilia Cygnar
This CBS News documentary, hosted by Dan Rather, examines the life and work of Malcolm X through never-before-seen footage of his tours, teachings, and speeches. You will go behind all of the hype and the fiction to the facts of this leader's life, hearing from the man himself, plus friends, family, historians, and other contemporaries. Discussed on this video are how Malcolm X impacted the black community and the entire nation with his teachings, and how his legacy still lives on. Some of the people interviewed for this documentary are: Malcolm X's widow, Betty Shabazz; activist Dick Gregory; humanitarian and statesman Andrew Young; jazz musician Lionel Hampton; actor Malcolm-Jamal Warner; producer Quincy Jones; and the rap group Public Enemy.