Part 19:  Pete vs the Government

Part 19: Pete vs the Government

We hear from Arlo Guthrie about how music can bring people together, learn more about Pete’s problems with the U.S. government.

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Part 20: Getting into the Industry

Part 20: Getting into the Industry

In this segment, we hear about Pete Seeger and Alan Lomax’s decision to go into the music industry and start making recordings, and their reasons…

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Part 21: Folk Music Today

Part 21: Folk Music Today

We learn about what folk music represented and represents today to the American people, how Pete helped to keep these notions and traditions alive, and…

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Part 22: Freedom Songs

Part 22: Freedom Songs

In this segment we hear about the beginning of the civil rights movement and the spread of “freedom songs.” We learn about the origins of…

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Part 23: Trouble for Seeger

Part 23: Trouble for Seeger

We hear about Pete’s problems with a performance at his local high school, and what he learned from the experience.

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Part 24:"Sailing Down My Golden River"

Part 24:”Sailing Down My Golden River”

In this segment we learn about Pete Seeger’s wife, Toshi. We learn about her efforts to clean the Hudson River, how she helped his cause,…

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Part 25: America's 3rd Folk Music Revival

Part 25: America’s 3rd Folk Music Revival

We hear about Pete’s national TV appearance after 17 years of being blacklisted. We also learn about the beginning of America’s 3rd folk music revival,…

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Part 26: YouTube Folk Revival

Part 26: YouTube Folk Revival

In this segment, we hear about the issues that inspired our ancestors to write and sing folk music, and how even today, people in living…

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Part 27: "People who Fight for their Homes"

Part 27: “People who Fight for their Homes”

We hear from Pete about how “people who fight for their homes” will save the world, and how many wars and movements in the past…

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Part 28: Pete's Views on Violence and Hate

Part 28: Pete’s Views on Violence and Hate

In this final segment, Pete tells us about his views on violence and hate, and how only love can drive out hate, how folk music…

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