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

Author: James A DeVinney; Julian Bond; Henry Hampton; PBS Home Video.; Blackside, Inc.
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : PBS Home Video, 2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The definitive story of the Civil Rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of American life, and embodied a struggle whose reverberations are felt today.
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Genre/Form: Historical television programs
Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Nonfiction television programs
History
Personal narratives
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James A DeVinney; Julian Bond; Henry Hampton; PBS Home Video.; Blackside, Inc.
ISBN: 9786313427093 : DVD 6313427092 : DVD 9781608831067 160883106X
OCLC Number: 657014037
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced in 1986, as a special presentation of American experience.
Special feature: interview with Henry Hampton.
Credits: Associate producers, Llewellyn M. Smith, Prudence Arndt ; edited by Daniel Eisenberg, Jeanne Jordan, Charles Scott ; senior researcher, Laurie Kahn-Leavitt ; camera, Jon Else ... [et al.] ; academic advisors, Wiley Branton, Clayborne Carson, John Dittmer, Tony Freyer, David Garrow, Paul Gaston, Vincent Harding, Darlene Clark Hine, Steve Lawson, Genna Rae McNeil, Aldon Morris, J. Mills Thornton, Howard Zinn ; theme music produced, arranged and performed by Bernice Johnson Reagan ; series title animation, Colossal Pictures.
Performer(s): Julian Bond, narrator.
Target Audience: TV rating: TV-PG.
Description: 3 videodiscs (360 min.) : sd., col., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVDs, stereo.
Contents: Disc 1. Awakenings (1954-1956) --
Fighting back (1957-1962) --
Disc 2. Ain't scared of your jails (1960-1961) --
No easy walk (1961-1963) --
Disc 3. Mississippi: Is this America? (1962-1964) --
Bridge to freedom (1965).
Other Titles: Eyes on the prize (Television program)
America's civil rights years, 1954-1965
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: creator and executive producer, Henry Hampton ; a production of Blackside.

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The definitive story of the Civil Rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of American life, and embodied a struggle whose reverberations are felt today.

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