Weinstein Company, The | Release Date: September 14, 2007
Summary: Pete Seeger was the architect of the folk revival, writing some of its best known songs including "Where Have All the Flowers Gone,” "Turn, Turn, Turn” and "If I Had A Hammer." Largely misunderstood by his critics, including the US government, for his views on peace, unionism, civil rights and ecology, Seeger was targeted by the communist witch hunt of the Fifties. He was picketed, protested, blacklisted, and, in spite of his enormous popularity, banned from American television for more than 17 years. With a combination of never-before-seen archival footage and personal films made by Seeger and his wife, Pete Seeger: The Power of Song chronicles the life of this legendary artist and political activist. (Jim Brown Productions)
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Runtime: 93 min
Rating: Rated PG for some mild thematic material.
Production: Shangri-La Entertainment
Genres: Music, Documentary
Country: USA
Language: English
Director Credit
Jim Brown Director
Cast Credit
Arlo Guthrie Himself
Bill Clinton Himself
Bob Dylan Himself
Fred Hellerman Himself
George Pataki Himself
Joan Baez Herself
Johnny Cash Himself
Leadbelly Himself
Lee Hays Himself
Martin Luther King Himself
Natalie Maines Herself
Paul Robeson Himself
Roger McGuinn Himself
Ronnie Gilbert Herself
Tom Paxton Himself (Interviewee)
Producer Credit
Jim Brown Producer
Kitama Jackson Associate Producer
Lara Bergthold Associate Producer
Michael Cohl Producer
Nicole Craig Line Producer
Norman Lear Executive Producer
Sarah Cullen Line Producer
Toshi Seeger Executive Producer
William Eigen Producer