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Awakenings, 1954-1956

Author: Henry Hampton; Julian Bond; Judith Vecchione; Blackside, Inc.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : PBS Video, [2006]
Series: Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years, 1.; American experience.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Full screen versionView all editions and formats
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Presents the segregation of American society before the 1950's, and the effects of the Supreme Court's Brown vs. Board of Education decision in 1954. Also presented are the Emmett Till murder trial in Mississippi, the Montgomery Alabama boycott of public transportation, and the formation of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
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Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
Named Person: Rosa Parks; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Emmett Till
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Hampton; Julian Bond; Judith Vecchione; Blackside, Inc.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
ISBN: 0793692555 9780793692552
OCLC Number: 79844890
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally produced as a television program in 1986.
"A special presentation of American experience.""--Container.
Credits: Created and developed by Henry Hampton ; producer and director, Judith Vecchione ; writer, Steve Fayer.
Performer(s): Narrator: Julian Bond.
Description: on 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; stereo.
Series Title: Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years, 1.; American experience.
Other Titles: Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights movement
Responsibility: WGBH Boston ; a production of Blackside Inc.

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Presents the segregation of American society before the 1950's, and the effects of the Supreme Court's Brown vs. Board of Education decision in 1954. Also presented are the Emmett Till murder trial in Mississippi, the Montgomery Alabama boycott of public transportation, and the formation of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

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