Special event

Part 3: One Hundred and Fifty-Eight Years traced from BAM’s stages (1861—2019)

Alternate Title Persistent Echoes
Production Language English
Country of Origin United States
Description Selected by Sharon Lehner, courtesy of the BAM Hamm Archives

John Cage, “Atlas Eclipticalis,” played by the Brooklyn Philharmonic in 1975
Franklin D. Roosevelt talks about the New Deal, November 1, 1940
Chuck Davis, founder of DanceAfrica, reminds us: peace, love and respect for everybody
Frederick Douglass predicts racism after emancipation in 1863, read by Carl Hancock Rux

Identifier 2019.SE.00003
VenueBAM Strong (Majestic, BAM Majestic, BAM Harvey Theater, The Rudin Family Gallery)
author/playwrightFrederick Douglass
composerJohn Cage