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Freedom Summer Will Premiere on PBS' American Experience on June 24

Tom Phillips of OBT Music scored the American Experience production of Freedom Summer which was featured at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Working again with award winning film producer Stanley Nelson and award winning Aljernon Tunsil, the original score helps the film define a pivotal movement in America's past that attempted to bring equality to all Americans in having a voice in their government. The film chronicles the event called Freedom Summer, the summer of 1964 in Mississippi when students and civil rights advocates attempted to register Black voters to vote and to gain a voice at the Democratic National Convention in Washington. The broadcast premiere of the film will be on PBS's American Experience on June 24, 2014..