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Fayer, Steve 1935-

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Voices of freedom : an oral history of the civil rights movement from the 1950s through the 1980s by Henry Hampton( Book )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 2,971 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 )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program follows the history of American slavery from its birth to the Civil War. Considers the contradictions that lie 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 of the Civil War
Eyes on the prize. America's civil rights movement( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No easy walk (1961-1963) : Visits the cities where the tactics of nonviolent protest met both success and failure. Also covers the high point of those emotional times, the 1963 March on Washington, and the violence that followed
Ain't scared of your jails 1960-1961( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Focuses on two major events involving students in the civil rights struggle: the lunch counter sit-ins in the south and the Freedom Riders trip from Washington D.C. to Mississippi. Included in the program is the formation of the Student Nonviolent Coordination Committee and the importance it played in these events -- Depicts three major movements. Retells the stories of three cities involved in the civil rights movement: Albany, Ga., Birmingham, Ala. and Washington, D.C."
Malcolm X by William Strickland( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and German and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using interviews, archival footage and photographs, this program portrays the fascinating intellectual journey of Malcolm X, a man who expressed the hope and insistence of black people for human dignity
George Wallace : settin' the woods on fire( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 211 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
Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vols. 1-6 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; v. 7-14 examines the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty
Eyes on the prize II : America at the racial crossroads, 1965-1985( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 179 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
The terrible transformation( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 171 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
A job at Ford's by PBS Video( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 132 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
New Deal, New York by PBS Video( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 123 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
We have a plan by PBS Video( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This part of The Great Depression series proceeds to 1934, when grassroots challenges to the New Deal--from both sides of the political spectrum--appeared. Despite new governement programs, unemployment hovered near 14 million and unrest was increasing. In California, novelist and former Socialist Upton Sinclair ran for governor on the EPIC (End Poverty in California) platform, which promised 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
Mean things happening by PBS Video( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the American democracy of the 1930's 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
Awakenings 1954-1956 by Henry Hampton( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 118 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
Revolution by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 117 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
The road to rock bottom by PBS Video( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 116 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 by PBS Video( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This part of The Great Depression series shows that for many Americans who were denied the rights of full citizenship, surviving the Depression was not enough. They were determined to help build a better America through direct action in the courts, in the Congress, and in everyday life. At a time when lyncvhings, segregation, and anti-Semitism were commonplace, black heavyweight cahmpion Joe Lewis became a symbol of national strength. In very different ways, Lewis 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 by PBS Video( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 105 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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Voices of freedom : an oral history of the civil rights movement from the 1950s through the 1980s
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Fayer, Stephen B.

Fayer, Stephen B. 1935-

Fryer Steve

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English (135)

German (1)

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Africans in America : America's journey through slavery