In 1968, the U.S. was in turmoil. There were riots across the country, the Vietnam War had been raging for 7 years, and the country was going through a massive civil rights movement. It was during this time, Johnny Carson asked his friend Harry Belafonte to host “The Tonight Show” for one week. “The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts the Tonight…
NBC LA entertainment reporter Heather Brooker talks with director Yoruba Richen about her new documentary “The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts The Tonight Show.” It’s available to watch now on Peacock.