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Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years

Author: Henry Hampton; Blackside, Inc.; PBS Video.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : PBS Video [distributor], ©1986.
Series: Ethnic studies video collection.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videocassette : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A comprehensive history of the people, the stories, the events, and the issues of the civil rights struggle in America ... Using extensive archival film footage and interviews with participants in the civil rights movement, Eyes on the Prize presents behind-the-scenes insights into such major events as the Montgomery bus boycott, the March on Washington, and the march from Selma to Montgomery. The series [also]  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Hampton; Blackside, Inc.; PBS Video.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
OCLC Number: 22262497
Notes: Broadcast on PBS in January, 1987.
Label on cassette of episode 4: No easy walk, 1962-66.
Credits: Producers: Orlando Bagwell, Callie Crossley, James A. DeVinney, Judith Vecchione ; editors, Daniel Eisenberg, Jeanne Jordan, Charles Scott.
Description: 6 videocassettes (360 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 3/4 in. + 1 guide ([16] p. ; 30 cm.)
Contents: 1. Awakenings, 1954-1956 --
2. Fighting back, 1957-1962 --
3. Ain't scared of your jails, 1960-1961 --
4. No easy walk, 1961-1963 --
5. Mississippi: is this America? 1962-1964 --
6. Bridge to freedom, 1965.
Series Title: Ethnic studies video collection.
Other Titles: Awakenings, 1954-1956
Fighting back, 1957-1962
Ain't scared of your jails, 1960-1961
No easy walk, 1961-1963
Mississippi: is this America? 1962-1964
Bridge to freedom, 1965
No easy walk, 1962-1966
Responsibility: WGBH Boston ; a production of Blackside, Inc. ; executive producer [and creator] Henry Hampton.

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"A comprehensive history of the people, the stories, the events, and the issues of the civil rights struggle in America ... Using extensive archival film footage and interviews with participants in the civil rights movement, Eyes on the Prize presents behind-the-scenes insights into such major events as the Montgomery bus boycott, the March on Washington, and the march from Selma to Montgomery. The series [also] focuses on the stories of the little-known men and women who made this social movement ..."--Guide, p. [2].

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