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Eyes on the prize. : [1987-02-02] America's civil rights years. Ain't scared of your jails, 1960-1961

Author: Henry HamptonMichael AmbrosinoJudith VecchioneJon ElseOrlando BagwellAll authors
Publisher: Boston, MA : Blackside, Inc. : WGBH, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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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 three uses archival footage and interviews to look at two major events that involved college students in the civil rights struggle: the lunch counter sit-ins in Nashville, Tennessee and the Freedom Riders trip from  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; Orlando Bagwell; Steve Fayer; Julian Bond; Bernice Johnson Reagon; 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: 43404495
Notes: Broadcast date and additional credits supplied by Blackside, Inc.
Episode three of a six episode series.
Entry to the 1987 Peabody Awards, Documentary category.
Running time: 59:18.
"C1986 Blackside, Inc. all rights reserved"--End credits.
Credits: Editor, Jeanne Jordan; camera, Jon Else, Tom Kaufman, Bobby Shepard, Steve Ferrier; sound editor, Maryjo Wheatley; 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:] Leo Lillard, Diane Nash, Rev. C.T. Vivian, John Lewis, Bernie Schweid, Alice Walker, Harris Wofford, Coretta Scott King, James Farmer, Burke Marshall, John Patterson, John Seigenthaler, Floyd Mann, Frederick Leonard.
Awards: Winner of a 1987 Peabody Award.
Description: 1 videocassette of 1 (VHS) (60 min.) : sd., col. and b&w sequences ; 1/2 in. arch master.
Other Titles: Eyes on the prize (Television program).
Ain't scared of your jails, 1960-1961
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 ; producer, Orlando Bagwell ; 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 three uses archival footage and interviews to look at two major events that involved college students in the civil rights struggle: the lunch counter sit-ins in Nashville, Tennessee and the Freedom Riders trip from Washington D.C. to Jackson, Mississippi. The program also looks at the formation of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the importance it played in these events. Includes footage of excerpts of speeches of Ben West, Jim Lawson, Rev. Adam Clayton Powell, James Peck, Gov. John Patterson, Jim Zwerg, Robert Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth.

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