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Eyes on the prize : America at the racial crossroads. A Nation of law?, 1968-1971

Author: Terry Kay RockefellerThomas OttLouis MassiahJulian BondHenry HamptonAll authors
Publisher: United States : PBS, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videocassette : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By the late 1960's, the anger in the poorer urban areas over charges of police brutality was smoldering. In Chicago, Fred Hampton formed a Black Panther Party chapter, at a time when police surveillance of movement activists was increasing. During this same period, inmates at New York's Attica prison took over the prison in an effort to publicize intolerable conditions.
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Genre/Form: History
Black films and programs
Documentaries and factual films and video
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Kay Rockefeller; Thomas Ott; Louis Massiah; Julian Bond; Henry Hampton; Blackside, Inc.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); World Institute of Black Communications.; CEBA Collection.
OCLC Number: 26578312
Notes: This program forms part of the Communications Excellence to Black Audiences (CEBA)--Award collection, a competition sponsored by the World Institute of Black Communications, inc.
Credits: Directed and edited by Thomas Ott ; associate editor Bennett Singer ; executive producer, Henry Hampton.
Performer(s): Julian Bond.
Description: 1 videocassette of 1 (U-matic) (58 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 3/4 in.
Other Titles: Nation of law? 1968-1971
Responsibility: a production of Blackside ; WGBH Boston presents ; produced, directed, and written by Terry Kay Rockefeller, Thomas Ott, Louis Massiah.

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By the late 1960's, the anger in the poorer urban areas over charges of police brutality was smoldering. In Chicago, Fred Hampton formed a Black Panther Party chapter, at a time when police surveillance of movement activists was increasing. During this same period, inmates at New York's Attica prison took over the prison in an effort to publicize intolerable conditions.

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