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The George McKenna Story

Because of his success, Dr. McKenna’s programs have been widely modeled throughout the nation. In addition, his story of advocacy, commitment, and dedication to education has been documented in the award-winning CBS television movie entitled, “The George McKenna Story” starring Denzel Washington. Denzel Washington as George McKenna plays a school principal in a tough inner city Los Angeles high school out to rid it of drugs, gangs, low teacher moral, and restore educational values.


The film is currently available on Netflix and Amazon Prime, and can be viewed on YouTube.

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