The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts the Tonight Show

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In 1968, celebrity host Johnny Carson gave up or his chair on "The Tonight Show" to legendary actor Harry Belafonte. It was the first time an African-American had hosted a late night TV show for an entire week, opening the door for opportunities in the future.

  • Movie ID 139267
  • Status Released
  • Released United States of America September 10, 2020
  • Runtime 65 minutes
  • Genres Documentary
  • Directors Yoruba Richen
  • Writers Yoruba Richen
  • Original Country United States of America
  • Original Language English
  • Spoken Languages English
  • Production Countries United States of America
  • On Other Sites IMDB
  • Box Office Worldwide $0
  • Geographic Location New York City
  • Social Topics Racial Equality
  • Time Period 1960s
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