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The Other Washington

Another man named Washington surmounts harsh, often violent opposition as he boldly ascends from the illiterate depths of slavery and ignorance to eloquence as an iconic, world-renowned university president and charismatic leader. Based on a true story.

The Other Washington is an uplifting story involving another man named Washington—Booker T. Washington—whose phenomenal rise from an ignorant slave to an eloquent university president thrusts him into the international limelight. This Washington surmounts harsh—often violent opposition as he boldly ascends from the most desolate and discouraging conditions of slavery to become an iconic, world-renowned, charismatic leader.

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Written by:
Format:
Screenplay
Budget:
Big
Starring Roles For:
Denzel Washington
Tom Hanks
Sigourney Weaver
Posted:
07/17/2020
Updated:
07/18/2020
Author Bio:
Charles Howard Emery was born & raised in Philadelphia, PA, where he lived until he attended the University of Bridgeport (Connecticut), from which he graduated cum laude in 1987 with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Finance & Marketing.

During his college years, Charles participated in the Semester at Sea (SAS) program, which was at that time sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh, through which along with 400 other students selected from the U.

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Contest Results:
BlueCat Contest (Finalist, Table Reading by Gordy Hoffman) [2001]