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Denzel Washington O Magazine

O Magazine Interview

1 Jan, 2008

Washington talks about his reaction when reading the script for the movie The Great Debators:

The reaction you had in the screening room is the one I had. Man, it just moved me. I felt an emotional connection. What I learned while doing research for the film is that many black colleges, like Wiley and Morehouse, opened during the decade following the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation.