This 2 disc set collects Democracy Now!'s coverage of Pete Seeger's recent birthday celebration in New York City and award-winning journalist Amy Goodman’s hour-long interview with Seeger in 2004.
Disc 1: We Shall Overcome: An Hour with Legendary Folk Singer & Activist Pete Seeger
Award winning journalist Amy Goodman interviews legendary folksinger, banjo player, storyteller, and activist, Pete Seeger. Goodman and Seeger discuss his childhood, Alan Lomax, Woodie Guthrie, the Weavers, Leadbelly, serving in World War II, the House of Un-American Activities, Yip Harburg, protest music and the Vietnam War, and more. Seeger also performs a few songs.
Disc 2: Legendary Folk Singer & Activist Pete Seeger Turns 90
Democracy Now!'s coverage of Pete Seeger's 90th birthday celebration at New York’s Madison Square Garden, where more then 18,000 people came to celebrate the man, the music and the movement. Includes Bruce Springsteen, Joan Baez, Bernice Johnson Reagon, Tom Morello, Steve Earle, Ani DiFranco, Dar Williams, Billy Bragg, Michael Franti, Tim Robbins, and more.
Purchase these discs individually:
• We Shall Overcome: An Hour with Legendary Folk Singer & Activist Pete Seeger
• Legendary Folk Singer & Activist Pete Seeger Turns 90
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