Deacons for Defense (2003)

Deacons for Defense

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Inspired by a true story, this made-for-cable drama is set in 1965, not long after passage of the Civil Rights Act. To the African-American citizens of Bogalusa, LA, however, it is "business as usual"; they are still treated like third-class citizens, their fundamental rights as human beings persistently trampled by the white power structure, in general, and the local branch of the KKK, in particular. Like many of the local black men, war veteran Marcus (Forest Whitaker) works in the town's mill … More

Rating: R (for some violent images and language)
Genre: Drama, Television
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Written By: Richard Wesley, Frank Military
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On DVD: Nov 18, 2003
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Cast


as Michael Deane

as Rev. Gregory

as Neely

as Lucille

as Hillibrand

as Weber

as Conley

as Slocum

as Garrison

as Martinson

as Highsmith
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