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In the hope of finding a wider audience for his documentary film, Seth McClellan, a filmmaker at Governors State University, decided to take a chance. He submitted his documentary, “The New Battle,” concerning Dr. Martin Luther King and the Chicago Freedom Movement, to Chicago’s public broadcasting station, WTTW 11.

On Sunday, September 9, at 9:30 p.m., tens of thousands of Channel 11 viewers in Chicago will have the opportunity to see a remarkable film produced and directed by McClellan. Dan Soles, the Senior Vice President and Chief Television Content Officer, said the documentary is “an important historical account that showcases a key period in Chicago's civil rights movement. WTTW is proud to broadcast a film which provides the perspective of those individuals who worked with Dr. King to try and make our community a better place.”