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Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years. Awakenings 1954-1956

Author: Judith VecchioneJames HicksFred L ShuttlesworthJoAnn RobinsonCoretta Scott KingAll authors
Publisher: United States : PBS, 1987-01.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videocassette : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This first episode of six discusses the history of segregation in the U.S., focusing on the south, and the impact of the 1954 Supreme Court decision against segregation in Brown vs Board of Education. Highlighted is the Emmett Till murder case and Rosa Parks and the Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott.
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Genre/Form: History
Trials, litigation, etc
Documentaries and factual films and video
Black films and programs
Named Person: Rosa Parks; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Emmett Till; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Rosa Parks; Emmett Till
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Vecchione; James Hicks; Fred L Shuttlesworth; JoAnn Robinson; Coretta Scott King; Martin Luther King, Jr.; E D Nixon; Ralph Abernathy; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); Blackside, Inc.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); World Institute of Black Communications.; CEBA Collection.
OCLC Number: 26842346
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.
Performer(s): Julian Bond.
Description: 1 videocassette of 1 (U-matic) (60 min.) : sound, color with black and white segments ; 3/4 in.
Other Titles: Awakenings, 1954-1956
Responsibility: Blackside, Inc. ; WGBH Boston presents ; producer and director, Judith Vecchione.

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This first episode of six discusses the history of segregation in the U.S., focusing on the south, and the impact of the 1954 Supreme Court decision against segregation in Brown vs Board of Education. Highlighted is the Emmett Till murder case and Rosa Parks and the Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott.

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