MPT Presents

A Time for Burning

Special | 55m 44s | Video has closed captioning.

A Time for Burning, a film by Bill Jersey, documents socially conscious Pastor Bill Youngdahl's unsuccessful efforts to drive reform by arranging visitations between his parish, the Omaha Augustana Lutheran Church, and a nearby black church in 1966. The film aired nationally on public television and was nominated for the Best Documentary Picture Academy Award in 1967.

Aired: 01/15/23

Expires: 01/15/25

Rating: NR

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