HBO Documentary | Release Date: July 9, 1997
Summary: On September 15, 1963, a bomb destroyed a black church in Birmingham, Alabama, killing four young girls who were there for Sunday school. It was a crime that shocked the nation -- and a defining moment in the history of America's civil-rights movement. Now, acclaimed filmmaker Spike Lee tells the full story of the bombing, through heart-wrenching testimonials from surviving members of the victims' families, insights from Bill Cosby, Walter Cronkite, Andrew Young, Coretta Scott King and many others, and a rare and revealing interview with former Alabama Governor George Wallace. (HBO Documentary Films)
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Runtime: 102 min
Production: Home Box Office (HBO)
Genres: History, Documentary
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Jan 23, 2001
Director Credit
Spike Lee Director
Principal Cast Credit
Chris McNair Himself (Father Of Denise McNair)
Fred Shuttlesworth Himself (Pres. Of The Alabama Christian Movement For Human Rights)
Howell Raines Himself (New York Times Editor)
Maxine McNair Herself (Mother Of Denise McNair)
Wamo Reed Robertson Herself (Carole's Aunt)
Wyatt Tee Walker Himself (Former Executive Director Of SCLC)
Cast Credit
Alpha Robertson Herself (Mother Of Carole Robertson)
Arthur Hanes Jr. Himself (Defense Attorney For Bob Chambliss)
Carole C. Smitherman Herself (Denise's Childhood Friend)
Carolyn Lee Brown Herself (Carole's Childhood Friend)
Dianne Braddock Herself (Carole's Sister)
Florence Terrell Herself (School Teacher)
Harold McNair Himself (Denise's Uncle)
Helen Pegues Herself (Denise's Aunt)
Queen Nunn Herself (Neighbor Of Denise McNair)
Producer Credit
Daphne McWilliams Line Producer
Jacqueline Glover Coordinating Producer
Michele Forman Associate Producer
Samuel D. Pollard Producer
Sheila Nevins Executive Producer
Spike Lee Producer