Paul Robeson

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Links between US singer Paul Robeson and south Wales coal miners.

Description of links between US singer Paul Robeson and the Welsh miners including his appearance in the film 'Proud Valley' and his message to the 1957 Miners Eisteddfod in Porthcawl from New York as the American authorities had denied him permission to leave the USA at the time.
From: Wales and the History of the World ; Ideas
First broadcast : 24 March 2010

Teachers' notes

Age Group : 11-14

Subject : History

Topic : Modern Wales and Britain

Keywords : Paul Robeson

Notes : History units - modern Wales and Britain ( ks3) USA ; Race ( ks4), Britain 1930-1951 ( ks4) PSE unit - Race. Also can use in history of politics.

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