Quest for Civil Rights: John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie
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DescriptionSCAR T-1: John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie. John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie is interviewed by Dr. Grace Jordan McFadden of the University of S. C. Gillespie discusses his childhood, family, and early musical influences, the development of different musical styles, and his relationship with President James "Jimmy" Carter. Gillespie says that he would rather be remembered as a humanitarian, rather than a musician. Note: from the series "Quest for Human / Civil Rights - Oral Recollections of Black South Carolinians."
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