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If those historic gentlemen came back today
Jefferson, Washington and Lincoln
And Walter Cronkite put them on channel 2
To find out what they were thinkin'

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

Now! (1965) is the title of a short subject directed by Cuban filmmaker Santiago Álvarez, about racial discrimination towards black people and ensuing race riots in the United States.

The propaganda/political film film uses elements such as morgue photos and assorted newsreel footage, reminiscent in style to current video clips.

The short featured the 1963 song of the same title by singer/actress Lena Horne.

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