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Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years, 1954-1965

Author: Juan Williams
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1988, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This compelling oral history of the first ten years of the Civil Rights movement is a tribute to the men and women, both black and white, who took part in the fight for justice and kept their eyes on the prize of freedom. Companion to the highly acclaimed PBS television series. 100 photos.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Williams
ISBN: 0140096531 : 9780140096538
OCLC Number: 17397119
Notes: "A Robert Lavelle book."
"The companion volume to the PBS television series"--Cover.
Timeline from the end pages of the hardcover edition moved to p. [vi]-vii.
Includes index.
Description: xv, 300 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: God bless the child: Story of school desegregation --
Standing for justice: Mississippi and the Till case --
We're not moving to the back, Mr. Blake: Montgomery bus boycott --
Hall monitors from the 101st: Little Rock story --
Down freedom's main line: Movement's next generation --
Freedom in the air: Lessons of Albany and Birmingham --
March on Washington --
Mississippi: Freedom has never been free --
Selma: Bridge to freedom --
Epilogue --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Juan Williams, with the Eyes on the prize production team ; introduction by Julian Bond.

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This compelling oral history of the first ten years of the Civil Rights movement is a tribute to the men and women, both black and white, who took part in the fight for justice and kept their eyes on the prize of freedom. Companion to the highly acclaimed PBS television series. 100 photos.

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