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Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years. Mississippi, is this America?

Author: Orlando BagwellRobert MosesUnita BlackwellDave DennisFannie Lou HamerAll authors
Publisher: United States : PBS, 1987-02.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videocassette : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses on the continuing civil rights struggle in Mississippi. The story covers the voter registration drive during Freedom Summer in 1964 when students and others from the north came to Mississippi to implement black participation in the political process. Also includes the formation of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party and their unsuccessful attempt to sit in at the 1964 Democatic Party convention in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentaries and factual films and video
Black films and programs
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Orlando Bagwell; Robert Moses; Unita Blackwell; Dave Dennis; Fannie Lou Hamer; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); Blackside, Inc.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); World Institute of Black Communications.; CEBA Collection.
OCLC Number: 26578390
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.) : sd., col. with b&w segments ; 3/4 in.
Other Titles: Mississippi, is this America?
Responsibility: Blackside, Inc. ; WGBH Boston presents ; producer, Orlando Bagwell.

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Focuses on the continuing civil rights struggle in Mississippi. The story covers the voter registration drive during Freedom Summer in 1964 when students and others from the north came to Mississippi to implement black participation in the political process. Also includes the formation of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party and their unsuccessful attempt to sit in at the 1964 Democatic Party convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

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