Paul Robeson Visits Us
(Paul Robeson bei uns)
Paul Robeson bei uns © DEFA-Stiftung
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African-American singer and activist Paul Robeson travels to the GDR. He is welcomed at the airport by members of the Peace Council, given an honorary doctorate from the Humboldt University and receives the "Star of Friendship between Peoples" from Walter Ulbricht.
He also describes the oppression of the Black population in Africa and America and sings a song dedicated to the Congo freedom fighter Patrice Lumumba.