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DeVinney, James A.

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Most widely held works by James A DeVinney
Eyes on the prize( Visual )

24 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,813 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
The Kennedys by Mass.) WGBH (Television station : Boston( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the building of the Kennedy legend, from Joe Kennedy Sr., to Senator Edward Kennedy
Bridge to freedom 1965( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the push for black voting rights in Alabama and nationally. The division within the civil rights movement between the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) grows, particularly in their approach to the Selma-Montgomery Freedom March in 1965. That same year sees the National Voting Rights Act signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson
The wizard of photography by James A DeVinney( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the life story of a visionary, George Eastman. Driven, demanding and even paranoid, Eastman fought relentlessly to create and then dominate the consumer camera market
The Time has come 1964-1966 by James A DeVinney( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, the sense of urgency and anger in the black communities in the North is articulated by Malcolm X, a minister of the Nation of Islam. It shows his influence both within the civil rights movement and outside and the the influence of his philosophy on the staff of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) as they organize and issue the call for "Black power" in 1966 in Mississippi
Great escape, 1927( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By the mid-1920s, millions were already confirmed moviegoers. Movies reflected and affected the way people dressed, thought and spoke, teaching the inexperienced about love, courage, and how to dress, while governments around the globe were quick to realize the power of film: this new mass entertainment would also prove an unrivaled tool of mass persuasion. Here moviegoers reminisce, revealing how the new medium persuaded, influenced and enthralled them, as it offered a welcome refuge from the century's pressures
Eyes on the prize America's civil rights years by Julian Bond( Visual )

21 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The definitive story of the Civil Rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of American life, and embodied a struggle whose reverberations are felt today
Eyes on the prize America's civil rights years, 1954-1965( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the triumphs and tragedies of blacks and whites in the American South; from the murder of a 14-year-old boy in Mississippi in 1955 to the dramatic gathering of 25,000 marches in Selma, Alabama in 1965
Back to the movement, 1979-mid 1980s( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines two cities, one in the south, the other in the north. In Miami, Florida, viewers witness the destruction of a black community. In the North, we see how Harold Washington gets elected as Chicago's first black mayor
No easy walk (1962-66)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts three major movements. Retells the stories of three cities involved in the civil rights movement: the Albany, Ga. police chief and Martin Luther King, Jr. each tested out the strategy of nonviolence in their own way, Birmingham, Ala. where children marched against fire water hoses, and Washington, D.C. where black and white, young and old, north and south came together to march on the nation's capital
People's century, 1900-1999( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"President John F. Kennedy's assassination. The Civil Rights Movement. Vietnam. Man's first steps on the moon. All became, through television, the shared experiences of humankind thanks to the immediacy of the small screen."--Container
Two societies 1965-1968 by Julian Bond( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explores the civil rights movement's first attempt at organizing in the north, as Martin Luther King Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference go Chicago. Their strategies come up against the powerful political machinery of Mayor Richard Daley. Also looks at the 1967 uprising in Detroit as blacks and the police clash on city streets
People's century, 1900-1999( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Picture power reveals how the small screen became hugely influential -- a fact quickly realized by gvoernments, politicians, businessmen, entertainers and terrorists. Television exposed triumphs and tragedies and through sitcoms, news, sports and more, it helped shape our collective experience"--Container
Silicon vision computational neuroscientist Misha Mahowald( Visual )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working in a very young field, computational neuroscience, a combination of computer science and biology, Misha Mahowald has already played an important part in the development of a silicon retina, a computer chip that reacts to light as the eye's retina does. She is at work on a silicon neuron, the next step towards building an entire visual network
Eyes on the prize II America at the racial crossroads, 1965-1985( Visual )

17 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines two cities ; one in the south the other in the north. In Miami, Florida, viewers witness the destruction of a black community by urban renewal, highway construction, and finally, riots. In the North, we see how Harold Washington gets elected as Chicago's first black mayor. Ends with a look back at the people who made the civil rights movement a force for change
American experience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life story of George Eastman as he fought relentlessly to create and then dominate the consumer camera market
No easy walk, 1961-1963( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the emergence of mass demonstrations and marches as means of protest for the civil rights movement, and shows the effects of such tactics in Albany, Ga., Birmingham, Ala., and Washington, D.C
Eyes on the prize America's civil rights years 1954-1965( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the triumphs and tragedies of blacks and whites in the American South; from the murder of a 14-year-old boy in Mississippi in 1955 to the dramatic gathering of 25,000 marches in Selma, Alabama in 1965
The Time has come (1964-1965)( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The program shows the influence of Malcolm X's philosophy on the staff of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) as they organized the Lowndes County Freedom Organization in Alabama and as they issued the call for "Black Power" during the 1966 Meredith March Against Fear in Mississippi
The Kennedys( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excerpts from news clips, family photographs, and other rarely seen documentary material illustrates the triumphs and sorrows of the Kennedy family and charts the course of the Kennedys' political trajectory
 
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