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Eyes on the prize : America at the racial crossroads. [1990-02-26], The keys to the kingdom, 1974-1980

Author: Henry HamptonJacqueline ShearerPaul Jeffrey SteklerBlackside, Inc.,Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),All authors
Publisher: Boston : WGBH : Blackside, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"[The program] documents the journey of Black Americans seeking justice, power and identity from the mid-1960's to the mid-1980's and shows the profound effect this movement had on all Americans. Through the historical footage and contemporary interviews, the 8-hour series examines the triumphs and failures of individuals and communities eager to give flesh to the Movement's hard-won gains ... The purpose of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentaries and factual films and video
Television
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Hampton; Jacqueline Shearer; Paul Jeffrey Stekler; Blackside, Inc.,; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Peabody Collection. African-American History and Culture Programs.
OCLC Number: 46361925
Notes: Broadcast date supplied from supplemental materials.
Entry to the 1990 Peabody Awards, Documentary category.
Running time: 57:42.
Episode number "207"--Videocassette container.
"Major funding for [the program] is provided by the Ford Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Melville Corporation and its divisions ... Lotus, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Lilly Endowment, the William Penn Foundation, the Charles Revson Foundation."--Soundtrack and captions.
"Blackside, copyright 1990"--End credits.
Credits: Editor, Lillian Benson; director of photography, Robert Shepard, Michael Chin; sound editing supervisor, John Waite; theme music produced by Bernice Johnson Reagon; consulting executive producer, Michael Ambrosino; consulting series producer, Jon Else; series writer, Steve Fayer.
Performer(s): Narrator, Julian Bond; [interviews with:] Mary Frances Berry, Ruth Batson, Jean McGuire, Thomas Atkins, Juanita Wade, Robert Kiley, Ellen Jackson, Alan Lupo, Kevin White, Jane DuWors, Tracy Amalfitano, Phyllis Ellison, Kathleen Stapleton, Maynard Jackson, Ethel Mae Matthews, Dillard Munford, Walter Huntley, Maggie Thomas, Emma Darnell, Willie Bolden, Toni Johnson-Chavis, Robert Links, Eleanor Holmes Norton.
Awards: Winner of a 1990 Peabody Award.
Description: 1 videocassette of 1 (U-matic) (58 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 3/4 in. arch master
Other Titles: Eyes on the prize (Television program).
Eyes on the prize II :
Keys to the kingdom, 1974-1980
Responsibility: a production of Blackside ; WGBH Boston presents ; PBS ; executive producer, Henry Hampton ; produced, directed and written by Jacqueline Shearer, Paul Stekler.

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"[The program] documents the journey of Black Americans seeking justice, power and identity from the mid-1960's to the mid-1980's and shows the profound effect this movement had on all Americans. Through the historical footage and contemporary interviews, the 8-hour series examines the triumphs and failures of individuals and communities eager to give flesh to the Movement's hard-won gains ... The purpose of the series is to provide a comprehensive, historically accurate and exciting film treatment of this extraordinary period in our nation's history."--Excerpts from 1990 Peabody Awards entry form. Highlights integration of Boston schools through court-ordered bussing, and Atlanta following the election of Maynard Jackson as mayor.

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