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Awakenings (1954-1956) and Fighting back (1957-1962)

Author: Julian Bond; Judith Vecchione
Publisher: Atlanta, GA : Turner Home Entertainment, 1995.
Series: America's civil rights years, v. 1.; Eyes on the prize.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of: the 1955 lynching in Mississippi of 14-year-old Emmett Till and the 1955-56 Montgomery, Ala. boycott. Also shows southern race relations at mid-century and witnesses the awakening of individuals to their own courage and power.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Bond; Judith Vecchione
ISBN: 0780611241 9780780611245
OCLC Number: 35250351
Credits: Camera, Jon Else ; edited by Daniel Eisenberg ; narrated by Julian Bond.
Performer(s): Julian Bond.
Description: 1 videocassette (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: America's civil rights years, v. 1.; Eyes on the prize.
Other Titles: Fighting back (1957-1962)
Eyes on the prize (Television program)
Responsibility: production of Blackside, Inc.

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Tells the story of: the 1955 lynching in Mississippi of 14-year-old Emmett Till and the 1955-56 Montgomery, Ala. boycott. Also shows southern race relations at mid-century and witnesses the awakening of individuals to their own courage and power.

The law as a tool both for change and resistance to change, particularly as it relates to education. Examines the political, social and psychological implications both of school segregation and desegregation programs.

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