A year split between Kenya and Minnesota. A political view moving from conservative to progressive. A nation torn over the deaths of King and Kennedy. A world erupting in spontaneous acts of student resistance to authority. A family growing during all of the commotion. Dick Bancroft moved in Another Direction.



Dick Bancroft

Aleshia Mueller

camera operator
Joanna Kohler

script supervisor
Jessica Mason Pieklo

Owen Brafford
Aleshia Mueller

original music/audio mix
Brent Michael Davids

We Shall Overcome
director Robert Robinson
pianist J. Sam Reeves, Jr.
Lutheran Church of the Master Chancel Choir Members

Dick Bancroft
Eiler Henrickson
Omar Barcena
LBJ Library
Minnesota Historical Society

Debbie Bancroft
Carrie Bancroft
Trina Koning Macdonald
Mike Hazard
Pete Lund
Mary Beth Mueller
Jaime Haire

This film was produced for the Minnesota Historical Society’s 1968 Film Competition in partnership with the Atlanta History Center, Chicago History Museum and the Oakland Museum of California. 2009.

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