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Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years.

Author: Julian Bond; Judith Vecchione; Blackside, Inc.; Turner Home Entertainment (Firm); PBS Home Video (Firm)
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : PBS Home Video : Turner Home Entertainment, 1986-1990.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers southern race relations in the years prior to 1954 -- Describes the tremendous battles for integration in southern schools and colleges -- Shows non-violent demonstrations and sit-ins -- Depicts civil rights movement events in Albany, Georgia, Birmingham, Alabama, and a march on Washington, D.C. --Focuses on the extraordinary personal risks faced by ordinary citizens as they assumed responsibility for social  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Bond; Judith Vecchione; Blackside, Inc.; Turner Home Entertainment (Firm); PBS Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0780611241 9780780611245 078061125X 9780780611252 0780611268 9780780611269 0780611276 9780780611276 0780611284 9780780611283 0780611292 9780780611290 0780611306 9780780611306 0780611233 9780780611238
OCLC Number: 225629847
Notes: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Colour recording system: NTSC.
"B3268."
Credits: Produced and directed by Judith Vecchione [and others].
Performer(s): Narrated by Julian Bond.
Description: 7 videocassettes (VHS) (791 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Contents: v. 1. Awakening, 1954-1956 --
Fighting back, 1957-1962 --
v. 2. Ain't scared of your jails, 1960-1961. --
No easy walk, 1962-1966 --
v. 3. Mississippi --
is this America? --
Bridge to freedom, 1965 --
v. 4. The time has come (1964-1966) --
Two societies (1965-1968) --
v. 5. Power (1967-1968) --
The promised land (1967-1968) --
v. 6. Ain't gonna shuffle no more (1964-1972) --
A nation of law? (1968-1971) --
v. 7. The keys to the kingdom (1974-1980) --
Back to the movement (1979-mid 1980's).
Other Titles: America's civil rights years
America at the racial crossroad

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Covers southern race relations in the years prior to 1954 -- Describes the tremendous battles for integration in southern schools and colleges -- Shows non-violent demonstrations and sit-ins -- Depicts civil rights movement events in Albany, Georgia, Birmingham, Alabama, and a march on Washington, D.C. --Focuses on the extraordinary personal risks faced by ordinary citizens as they assumed responsibility for social change, particularly during the 1962-64 voting rights campaign in Mississippi -- Shows the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. As the movement began to splinter into factions, the Voting Rights Act became federal law -- President Johnson's program of affirmative action -- desegration of Boston's public schools.

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