Harry Belafonte's 1968 Takeover of "The Tonight Show"
Clip: 09/18/2020 | 2m 27s Video has closed captioning.
In 1968, Harry Belafonte took over as guest host for Johnny Carson on "The Tonight Show" for one week. For the first time ever, Belafonte brought the beauty and the brilliance of Black America into American homes. A new documentary tells the story of this forgotten week of transformative television. Its director, Yoruba Richen, joins the show.
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