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Awakenings 1954-1956

Author: Judith VecchioneJulian BondJames HicksFred L ShuttlesworthJoAnn RobinsonAll authors
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Blackside ; Alexandria, Va. : PBS Video [distributor], 1987.
Series: Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years, 1.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Video recordings
Documentaries and factual works
History
Trials, litigation, etc
Named Person: Rosa Parks; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Emmett Till; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Rosa Parks; Emmett Till
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Vecchione; Julian Bond; James Hicks; Fred L Shuttlesworth; JoAnn Robinson; Coretta Scott King; Martin Luther King, Jr.; E D Nixon; Ralph Abernathy; PBS Video.; Blackside, Inc.
ISBN: 1561116505 9781561116508
OCLC Number: 706035515
Credits: Producer and director, Judith Vecchione ; narrator, Julian Bond ; senior advisory team, Claybourne Carson, David Garrow, Vincent Harding, Darlene Clark Hine.
Performer(s): Julian Bond.
Target Audience: College through adult.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min.) : sd., col. with b&w segments ; 1/2 in.
Series Title: Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years, 1.
Responsibility: Blackside, Inc.

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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.

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