By John Ridley
"I wish the Ed Sullivan Show."
At the sunrise of the Civil Rights circulation, like loads of black americans, comic Jackie Mann desired to be an individual. And for him there has been just one solution to in attaining that: to make it great. Make it, regardless of the price: acquaintances, kin, one's personal vainness and self-respect. this can be the tale of a tender man's trip from Harlem to stardom, a narrative of Hollywood royalty, manhattan glitterati, Vegas Mafiosi, Northern bigotry, and Southern racism. this can be a tale of affection, honor, betrayal, and redemption; of repute obtained and paid for in any way beneficial. it's the tale of 1 man's wish and a whole race's calls for, and the outstanding second while the 2 got here jointly as one. this can be the tale of Jackie Mann.
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A Conversation with the Mann by John Ridley