Johnnie Mae Gibson: Fbi


2h 1986

Brief Synopsis

Growing up in a poor but proud Southern family, Johnnie Gibson cultivates a burning desire to rise above her circumstances. Married at an early age to her college sweetheart, Johnnie defies her husband's need for a strong family life and pursues her career instead. Based on the true events in the li

Film Details

Also Known As
Agent Gibson: Undercover FBI, Johnnie Gibson Story, The, Johnnie Mae Gibson
Release Date
1986
Location
Oakland, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Growing up in a poor but proud Southern family, Johnnie Gibson cultivates a burning desire to rise above her circumstances. Married at an early age to her college sweetheart, Johnnie defies her husband's need for a strong family life and pursues her career instead. Based on the true events in the life of Johnnie Mae Gibson, who became the first black, female undercover agent for the FBI.

Starting as a recruit in the Albany, Georgia, police department, she has her first professional contact with the FBI and decides to apply for the training program. Her true test comes when she is assigned to an undercover operation designed to penetrate and expose a multi-million dollar gun smuggling operation. Johnnie's emotions complicate the case, and at the end, she is forced to face a painful lesson about herself and her ambition.

Film Details

Also Known As
Agent Gibson: Undercover FBI, Johnnie Gibson Story, The, Johnnie Mae Gibson
Release Date
1986
Location
Oakland, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States October 21, 1986

Previous titles: "The Johnnie Gibson Story" and "Agent Gibson: Undercover FBI."