RT Video/DVD DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 43404502 LA English T1 Eyes on the prize. America's civil rights years. [1987-02-18] [1987-02-18] A1 Hampton, Henry,, Ambrosino, Michael,, Vecchione, Judith,, Else, Jon,, Bagwell, Orlando,, Fayer, Steve,, Bond, Julian,, Reagon, Bernice Johnson,, 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., PB Blackside, Inc. : WGBH PP Boston, MA YR 1987 AB " ... 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 five uses archival footage and interviews to look at the civil rights struggle in Mississippi. The story looks at the black voter registration drive held during Freedom Summer in 1964, when students and others from the North came to Mississippi to help blacks overcome the racist voting processes and laws of Mississippi. The program also discusses the organization of the Citizens Council; murders of Medgar Evers, Andrew Goodman, James Earl Chaney, and Michael Schwerner; and the formation of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. Includes footage of excerpt of speeches by Medgar Evers, Robert L.T. Smith, President Kennedy, Roy Wilkins, Allard Lowenstein, Jim Forman, J. Edgar Hoover, Tom P. Brady, Ella Baker, Fannie Lou Hamer, and Sen. Hubert Humphrey.