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Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years

Author: Judith VecchioneHenry HamptonJulian BondSteve FayerMadison Davis LacyAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [1993], ©1986.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : [Enhanced ed.]View all editions and formats
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Program 1 - 1955 lynching in Mississippi of Emmett Till and the 1955-1956 Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott. Program 2 - the 1954 Supreme Court Brown vs. Board of Education decision, integration of Little Rock's Central High School in 1957, and James Meredith's 1962 challenge to the white-only enrollment policy at the University of Mississippi. Program 3 - college students' participation, lunch counter sit-ins,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Vecchione; Henry Hampton; Julian Bond; Steve Fayer; Madison Davis Lacy; James A DeVinney; Blackside, Inc.; PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 35768888
Notes: Videocassette release of the PBS television series.
Specially prepared set enhanced by PBS with time code visible on the screen.
Performer(s): Narrator, Julian Bond.
Description: 6 videocassettes (60 min. each) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in. + 1 index (44 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.)
Details: VHS.
Contents: v. 1. Awakenings, 1954-1956 --
v. 2. Fighting back, 1957-1962 --
v. 3. Ain't scared of your jails, 1960-1961 --
v. 4. No easy walk, 1961-1963 --
v. 5. Mississippi: Is this America?, 1962-1964 --
v. 6. Bridge to freedom, 1965.
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.
Responsibility: Blackside, Inc. ; produced and directed by Judith Vecchione ; executive producer, Henry Hampton ; series writer, Steve Fayer.

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Program 1 - 1955 lynching in Mississippi of Emmett Till and the 1955-1956 Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott. Program 2 - the 1954 Supreme Court Brown vs. Board of Education decision, integration of Little Rock's Central High School in 1957, and James Meredith's 1962 challenge to the white-only enrollment policy at the University of Mississippi. Program 3 - college students' participation, lunch counter sit-ins, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), Freedom Rides. Program 4 - Albany, Georgia, Birmingham, Alabama, March on Washington. Program 5 - Mississippi: deaths of Medgar Evers, Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, formation of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. Program 6 - March from Selma to Montgomery, passage of Voting Rights Act.

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