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The American experience. / [1993-01-18], Simple justice

Author: Avon KirklandPreston HolmesYanna BrandtHelaine HeadJohn McGreeveyAll authors
Publisher: [Boston, MA] : WGBH Educational Foundation ; [New York] : WNET/Thirteen ; [S.l.] : New Images Productions, ©1993, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videocassette : U-matic   Visual material : English
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" ... recounts the remarkable legal strategy and social struggle that resulted in the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The Court's decision not only struck down segregated schools on the basis of race, but announced finally that America had begun to face the consequences of its most dehumanizing social practice."--1993 Peabody Award entry form excerpt. This program  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical re-creations
Adaptations
Television
Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: Thurgood Marshall; Charles Hamilton Houston; Richard Kluger
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Avon Kirkland; Preston Holmes; Yanna Brandt; Helaine Head; John McGreevey; Peter B Cook; Peter Francis James; James Avery; Richard Kluger; New Images Productions.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); Peabody Collection. African-American History and Culture Programs.; Peabody Collection. Women's History and Culture Programs.
OCLC Number: 43410814
Notes: Entry to the 1993 Peabody Awards, Entertainment category.
Running time: 02:18:36.
"Copyright c1993 New Images Productions, Inc.; WGBH Educational Foundation and WNET/Thirteen c1992 all rights reserved"--End credits.
Credits: Director of photography, Joseph M. Wilcots; music by Al Gorgoni and Steve Tyrell; editor, Gary Princz; sound mixer, Peter Bentley.
Performer(s): With: David McCullough; narrated by Graham Brown; starring: Peter Francis James (Thurgood Marshall), James Avery (Charles Houston), Andre Braugher (Robert Carter), Scott Wentworth (Jack Greenberg), Scott Whitehurst (Oliver Hill), William Allen Young (William Coleman), Sam Gray (Felix Frankfurter); special appearances by: Pat Hingle (Earl Warren), George Grizzard (John W. Davis), Sam Jackson (The Steward), Diana Scarwid (Dr. Louisa Holt), Giancarlo Esposito (Dr. Kenneth Clark).
Description: 2 videocassettes of 2 (U-matic) (139 min.) : stereo. sd., col. ; 3/4 in. arch master.
Other Titles: American experience (Television program).
Simple justice
Responsibility: a production of New Images Productions, Inc. ; presented by WGBH/Boston, WNET/New York and KCET/Los Angeles ; PBS ; executive producer, Avon Kirkland ; co-producer, Preston Holmes ; producer, Yanna Kroyt Brandt ; directed by Helaine Head ; teleplay by John McGreevey ; story by John McGreevey, Avon Kirkland, and Peter Cook ; based on the non-fiction book Simple justice by Richard Kluger.

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" ... recounts the remarkable legal strategy and social struggle that resulted in the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The Court's decision not only struck down segregated schools on the basis of race, but announced finally that America had begun to face the consequences of its most dehumanizing social practice."--1993 Peabody Award entry form excerpt. This program dramatizes the two-decade long struggle by African-American lawyers Charles Houston and Thurgood Marshall to end the legal segregation of public schools in America.

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