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Following the death of Martin Luther King, a high school teacher writes to Charles M Schulz, creator of 'Peanuts'. Her simple suggestion could change everything.

Following the assassination of Martin Luther King, Harriet Glickman, a high school teacher in California, writes to Charles M Schulz, creator of the USA's most widely published comic strip, 'Peanuts', about the possible inclusion of a 'Negro character' in the strip. ' What she suggests, appeals to Schultz, ,but he also finds it morally troubling..
Based on a true story.

Charles Schulz ('Sparky') ..... Trevor White
Joyce Schulz ..... Clare Corbett
Morrie Turner/Ken ..... Danny Sapani
Alan Saunders/Larry ..... Roger Ringrose
Harriet Glickman ...... Charlotte East
Teacher ..... Ian Dunnett Jr.
Radio ..... Luke Nunn

Written by Simon Bovey
Directed by Marc Beeby

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44 minutes

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Tue 3 Nov 2020 14:15

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