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Children of the Struggle

1999
50m
Drama/History
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Cast

Brian Wimmer (John Glass)Dick Gregory (Vernon Lee)Andrea Marcellus (Maggie Glass)Kevin Short (Young Vernon Lee)Cal Bartlett (Ed Glass)Thomas Kee (Young Ed Glass)Sarah Stavrou (Museum Curator)Gilbert Glenn Brown (David Lee)Jake White (Diner Patron)Sean Tucker (John Glass as a child)Brian Stepanek (Deputy Assailant)Jody Jones (Billy Watkins)Cuba Gooding (Southern Gentleman)Bill Chott (Cafe Manager)John Benitz (Rental Car Guy)Lian Asmussen (Diner Patron)Neil Johnson (Diner Patron)Christopher Kendra (Diner Patron)

Director

John Benitz

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Synopsis

In 1964's Freedom Summer, a white housewife from Chicago was killed fighting for Civil Rights, leaving behind a young son. This is the story of his journey, as a man, to find out who his mother was and why she died.

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