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Eyes on the prize. : [1987-01-21] America's civil rights years. No easy walk, 1961-1963

Author: Henry HamptonMichael AmbrosinoJudith VecchioneJon ElseJames A DeVinneyAll authors
Publisher: Boston, MA : Blackside, Inc. : WGBH, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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" ... 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 four 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentaries and factual films and video
Television
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Hampton; Michael Ambrosino; Judith Vecchione; Jon Else; James A DeVinney; Callie Crossley; Steve Fayer; Julian Bond; Blackside, Inc.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); Peabody Collection. African-American History and Culture Programs.; Peabody Collection. Women's History and Culture Programs.
OCLC Number: 43404500
Notes: Broadcast date and additional credits supplied by Blackside, Inc.
Episode four of a six episode series.
Entry to the 1987 Peabody Awards, Documentary category.
Running time: 58:46.
"C1986 Blackside, Inc. all rights reserved"--End credits.
Credits: Editor, Charles Scott; camera, Jon Else, Christopher Li, Bobby Shepard; sound mixer, Richard Bock; theme music produced, arranged & performed by Bernice Johnson Reagon; [post-production supervisor, Cynthia Meagher Kuhn].
Performer(s): Narrator, Julian Bond; [interviews with:] Fred L. Shuttlesworth, David Vann, Charles Sherrod, Bernice Johnson Reagon, William G. Anderson, Andrew Young, Wyatt Tee Walker, Laurie Pritchett, Coretta Scott King, Burke Marshall, A.G. Gaston, James Bevel, Melvin Bailey, Bayard Rustin, John Lewis, Courtland Cox, James Forman, Ralph Abernathy.
Awards: Winner of a 1987 Peabody Award.
Description: 1 videocassette of 1 (VHS) (59 min.) : sd., col. and b&w sequences ; 1/2 in. arch master.
Other Titles: Eyes on the prize (Television program).
No easy walk, 1961-1963
Responsibility: a production of Blackside, Inc. ; WGBH Boston presents ; PBS ; executive producer, Henry Hampton ; consulting executive producer, Michael Ambrosino ; series senior producer, Judith Vecchione ; series producer, Jon Else ; produced, directed and written by James A. Devinney, Callie Crossley ; series writer, Steve Fayer.

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" ... 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 four 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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