Watch a 1963 Civil Rights roundtable including James Baldwin, Marlon Brando, Sidney Poitier, and other top stars

In 1963, a group of future Hollywood legends convened to discuss the March on Washington.

The roundtable included James Baldwin, Harry Belafonte, Marlon Brando, Charlton Heston, Sidney Poitier, Joseph Mankiewicz, and David Schoenbrun.

Why is it worth watching? Aside from the obvious historical interest and look at such famous celebrities in a new light, the video features:

  • Lots of cigarette smoking
  • A short table and teacups
  • Actors who seem far more eloquent than today’s celebrities

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