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The Loving Story

DVD

77 minutes
Source: Icarus Films

Married in Washington, D.C. in 1958, the Lovings returned home to Virginia where their marriage was declared illegal--he was white, and she was black and Native American. This film documents the legal challenges and emotional turmoil they endured, and is the definitive account of Loving v. Virginia, the landmark 1967 Supreme Court decision that legalized interracial marriage.

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