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Fayer, Steve 1935-

Overview
Works: 103 works in 325 publications in 2 languages and 11,155 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Sources  Historical television programs  Personal narratives  Television programs  Biography  Documentary films  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Other
Classifications: E185.61, 323.1196073
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Steve Fayer
Eyes on the prize by Julian Bond( Visual )

62 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vols. 1-3 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; vols. 4-7 examine the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty
Voices of freedom : an oral history of the civil rights movement from the 1950s through the 1980s by Henry Hampton( Book )

20 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 3,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyewitness accounts of three decades of civil rights history
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery by Steve Fayer( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four part series portraying the struggles of the African people in America. This series exposes the truth through surprising revelations, dramiatic recreations, rare archival photography, riveting first-person accounts and defines the reality of slaver's past through insightful commentary
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers the contradictions that lay at the heart of the founding of the American nation. The infant democracy pronounced all men to be created equal while enslaving one race to benefit another. Portrays the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days before the Civil War
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four part series portraying the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days before the Civil War. The first episode, Terrible transformation, examines the origins of one of the largest forced human migrations in recorded history. After the arrival of the first Africans in Virginia in 1619, the British colonies laid the groundwork for a system of racial slavery which generated profits that ensured the colonies' growth and survival. In the second episode, Revolution, while the American colonies challenge Britain for independence, American slavery is challenged from within as men and women fight to define what America will be. When the War of Independence is won, black people, both enslaved and free, seize on the language of freedom even while the new nation's Constitution codifies slavery and oppression as a national way of life. In the third episode, Brotherly love, during the first 50 years of the new nation, freedmen and fugitive slaves in Philadelphia push the country to live up to the promises made in its Constitution. But with the invention of the cotton gin, slavery expands into America's western frontier, and a revolution in Haiti inspires slave rebellions throughout the souther United States. In the fourth and final episode, as the nation expands westward slavery becomes the most divisive issue in American life. Abolitionists struggle to bring the institution down and the nation is tested as never before. When tensions over slavery erupt into violence, Americans are forced to consider how long the country can continue as a democracy built on the profits of bondage
George Wallace : settin' the woods on fire( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four times governor of Alabama, four times a candidate for president, George Wallace was a fierce defender of Southern pride. This film through extensive archive footage and interviews presents the life of a man central to the civil rights years in the South, a lightening rod for controversy, a liberal judge who betrayed his principles for power, a politician who harnessed the anger lurking beneath American society to create a lasting conservative movement and a man ultimately reborn through suffering
Malcolm X : make it plain( Visual )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and German and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This definitive biography weaves together interviews, archival footage, photographs, and an original score to portray the fascinating intellectual journey of a complex man whose ideas resonate today"--Original videocassette container
The terrible transformation( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four part series portraying the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days before the Civil War. This first episode examines the origins of one of the largest forced human migrations in recorded history. After the arrival of the first Africans in Virginia in 1619, the British colonies laid the groundwork for a system of racial slavery which generated profits that ensured the colonies' growth and survival
Eyes on the prize II : America at the racial crossroads, 1965-1985( Visual )

21 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a comprehensive reappraisal of the leaders and events that brought the civil rights movement from the South to the rest of the United States from 1965 through the 1980s
Brotherly love( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four part series portraying the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days before the Civil War. In this third episode, during the first 50 years of the new nation, freedmen and fugitive slaves in Philadelphia push the country to live up to the promises made in its Constitution. But with the invention of the cotton gin, slavery expands into America's western frontier, and a revolution in Haiti inspires slave rebellions throughout the southern United States
Judgement day( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four part series portraying the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days before the Civil War. In this final episode, as the nation expands westward slavery becomes the most divisive issue in American life. Abolitionists struggle to bring the institution down and the nation is tested as never before. When tensions over slavery erupt into violence, Americans are forced to consider how long the country can continue as a democracy built on the profits of bondage
Revolution( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four part series portraying the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days before the Civil War. In this second episode, while the American colonies challenge Britain for independence, American slavery is challenged from within as men and women fight to define what America will be. When the War of Independence is won, black people, both enslaved and free, seize on the language of freedom even while the new nation's Constitution codifies slavery and oppression as a national way of life
A job at Ford's( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just before the advent of the Great Depression, Henry Ford controlled the most important company in the most important industry in the booming American economy. His offer of high wages in exchange for hard work attracted workers to Detroit, but it began to come apart when Ford hired a private police force to speed up production and spy on employees at the River Rouge plant. After the depression hit in 1929, these workers faced a new, grim reality as unemployment skyrocketed. Primarily uses interviews and historical film footage to portray the era
Mean things happening( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the American democracy of the 1930s two visions of liberty collided as working men and women battled landowners and factory managers for the right to join a union. On the tenant farms and in the steel factories working people asserted their citizenship in the midst of great economic turmoil and a tide of government reform. Primarily uses interviews and historical film footage to portray the era
New Deal, New York by Dante J James( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his first one hundred days in office, in a effort to stem the effects of the Great Depression, President Roosevelt created many new federal agencies giving jobs and relief to people and transforming the American landscape with public works projects. Nowhere was this transformation more apparent than in Mayor Fiorello La Guardia's New York City. Together Roosevelt and La Guardia expanded and redefined the role of government in the lives of the American people. Primarily uses interviews and historical film footage to portray the era
We have a plan( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By 1934, as the nation grappled with the Great Depression, challenges to the New Deal from both sides of the political spectrum began to appear. Despite new government programs, unrest was increasing especially in California, where the socialist, Upton Sinclair, ran for governor promising to turn idle land and factories into self-governing cooperatives. Sinclair's campaign ended in defeat, but one year later President Roosevelt's signing of the Social Security Act signaled America's emergence as a modern welfare state
Awakenings : 1954-1956( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This first episode of six discusses the history of segregation in the U.S., focusing on the south, and the impact of the 1954 Supreme Court decision against segregation in Brown vs Board of Education. Highlighted is the Emmett Till murder case and Rosa Parks and the Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott
The road to rock bottom( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Great Depression progressed economic collapse took its toll on rural America. Crops went unsold, farm mortgages were called in by banks, hungry farmers protested, and robberies increased dramatically. The U.S. Army was called in to defend the nation's capital from veterans who were demanding that President Hoover and Congress pay a bonus for their services in World War I. The episode ends with Franklin Roosevelt's landslide election to the presidency. Primarily uses interviews and historical film footage to portray the era
To be somebody( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many Americans, struggling to survive the Great Depression, were determined to help build a better America through direct action in the courts, in the Congress and in everyday life. A time when lynchings, segregation, and anti-semitism were commonplace, black heavy-weight champion Joe Louis became a symbol of national strength. In different ways, Louis and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt challenged America to live up to its promise of justice and opportunity for people of every race and faith
Arsenal of democracy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By 1939 Americans were still struggling to end the Great Depression. Their dreams of peace and prosperity were celebrated at World's Fairs in New York and San Francisco, but prosperity did not come in peacetime. Millions fled the "dust bowl" states to finally find work in new defense industries. While the New Deal changed America forever, it was war that ended the Great Depression
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Africans in America : America's journey through slaveryAfricans in America : America's journey through slavery
Alternative Names
Fayer, Stephen B.

Fayer, Stephen B. 1935-

Fryer Steve

Languages
English (207)

German (1)

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Voices of freedom : an oral history of the civil rights movement from the 1950s through the 1980sAfricans in America : America's journey through slaveryAfricans in America : America's journey through slaveryThe terrible transformationBrotherly loveJudgement day