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Eyes on the prize--America's civil rights years, 1954-1965. No easy walk, 1961-1963

Author: James A DeVinneyCallie CrossleyHenry HamptonBernice Johnson ReagonMichael AmbrosinoAll authors
Publisher: United States : WGBH, United States : PBS Video, 1986 ; 1987.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James A DeVinney; Callie Crossley; Henry Hampton; Bernice Johnson Reagon; Michael Ambrosino; Judith Vecchione; Jon Else; Steve Fayer; Julian Bond; Blackside, Inc.; PBS Video.; LC Collection (Library of Congress); Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 51157188
Notes: Copyright: Blackside, Inc.; DCR 1986; PUB 19Nov86; REG 17Feb87; PA336-939.
Episode no. 4.
Partially viewed for series and episode titles.
Sources used: OCLC record no. 43404500; New York times, 11/19/1986, p. C25; Bowker's complete video directory, 2000; copyright data base; copyright data sheet.
Credits: Editor, Charles Scott ; camera, Jon Else, Christopher Li, Bobby Shepard ; sound mixer, Richard Bock ; theme music produced, arranged & performed by Bernice Johnson Reagon ; consulting executive producer, Michael Ambrosino ; series senior producer, Judith Vecchione ; series producer, Jon Else ; series writer, Steve Fayer.
Performer(s): Narrator: Julian Bond.
Interviewees: 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.
Description: viewing copy. 1 videocassette of 1 (VHS) (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. viewing copy (copy 2) 1 videocassette of 1 (VHS) (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Other Titles: America's civil rights years, 1954-1965.
No easy walk, 1961-1963
Eyes on the prize.
Responsibility: a production of Blackside, Inc. ; produced, directed and written by James A. DeVinney and Callie Crossley ; executive producer, Henry Hampton.

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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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