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Ambrosino, Michael

Overview
Works: 6 works in 6 publications in 1 language and 44 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives 
Classifications: E185.61, 323.0973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Ambrosino
Eyes on the prize. America's civil rights years ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... is the first comprehensive history of the people, the stories, the events, and the issues of the 20th century struggle for justice in America."--1987 Peabody Awards entry form excerpt. This first episode uses archival footage, photographs, and interviews to looks at 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 of Topeka, Kansas. Highlighted is the Emmett Till murder case and Rosa Parks and the Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott, led by the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Includes footage of excerpts of speeches of King, Mose Wright, Mamie Till Bradley, Roy Bryant, J.W. Milam, Roy Wilkins, H.C. Strider, Sam Engelhardt, Sen. James Eastland and Clyde Sellers
Eyes on the prize. America's civil rights years ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... is the first comprehensive history of the people, the stories, the events, and the issues of the 20th century struggle for justice in America."--1987 Peabody Awards entry form excerpt. Episode three uses archival footage and interviews to look at two major events that involved college students in the civil rights struggle: the lunch counter sit-ins in Nashville, Tennessee and the Freedom Riders trip from Washington D.C. to Jackson, Mississippi. The program also looks at the formation of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the importance it played in these events. Includes footage of excerpts of speeches of Ben West, Jim Lawson, Rev. Adam Clayton Powell, James Peck, Gov. John Patterson, Jim Zwerg, Robert Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth
Eyes on the prize America's civil rights years ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 8 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... is the first comprehensive history of the people, the stories, the events, and the issues of the 20th century struggle for justice in America."--1987 Peabody Awards entry form excerpt. Episode two uses archival footage and interviews to look at segregation in education in the southern United States, highlighting two specific tests of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in 1954 against segregation: the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, and James Meredith's enrollment as the first black at the University of Mississippi in 1962. Includes footage of speeches of Rev. William Carter, Sen. James Eastland, Autherine Lucy, Thurgood Marshall, Presidents Eisenhower and Kennedy, L.C. Bates, Governors Orval Faubus, Lindsay Almond, Jr. and Ross Barnett, James Meredith. Also includes a recording of a phone call between Kennedy and Barnett over the James Meredith situation
No easy walk, 1961-1963 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses archival footage and interviews to look at three cities involved in the civil rights demonstrations: Albany, Georgia, where the police chief and Martin Luther King, Jr. each tested out the strategy of nonviolence in their own way; Birmingham, Alabama, where police dogs and fire hoses were used against demonstrating children; and the March on Washington, D.C. in 1963, where blacks and whites came together to demonstrate for black civil rights. Includes footage of excerpts of speeches by Martin Luther King, Jr., Gov. Wallace, Eugene "Bull" Connor, President Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, Robert Shelton, and A. Philip Randolph
Eyes on the prize--America's civil rights years, 1954-1965 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Uses archival footage and interviews to look at three cities involved in the civil rights demonstrations: Albany, Georgia, where the police chief and Martin Luther King, Jr. each tested out the strategy of nonviolence in their own way; Birmingham, Alabama, where police dogs and fire hoses were used against demonstrating children; and the March on Washington, D.C. in 1963, where blacks and whites came together to demonstrate for black civil rights. Includes footage of excerpts of speeches by Martin Luther King, Jr., Gov. Wallace, Eugene "Bull" Connor, President Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, Robert Shelton, and A. Philip Randolph
 
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Languages
English (6)