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Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years

Author: Henry HamptonJudith VecchioneOrlando BagwellJames A DeVinneyCallie CrossleyAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Distribution, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Full screenView all editions and formats
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The definitive story of the Civil Rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of American life, and embodied a struggle whose reverberations are felt today.
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Genre/Form: Historical television programs
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Personal narratives
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Hampton; Judith Vecchione; Orlando Bagwell; James A DeVinney; Callie Crossley; Jon Else; Mark Samels; Steve Fayer; Julian Bond; Blackside, Inc.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 9781608831067 160883106X
OCLC Number: 498467105
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast in 1986 as a special presentation of The American experience.
Special feature: Disc 1. Interview with Henry Hampton.
Credits: Associate producers, Llewellyn M. Smith, Prudence Arndt ; edited by Daniel Eisenberg, Jeanne Jordan, Charles Scott ; senior researcher, Laurie Kahn-Leavitt ; camera, Jon Else ... [et al.] ; theme music produced, arranged and performed by Bernice Johnson Reagon ; series title animation, Colossal Pictures ; academic advisors, Wiley Branton, Clayborne Carson, John Dittmer, Tony Freyer, David Garrow, Paul Gaston, Vincent Harding, Darlene Clark Hine, Steve Lawson, Genna Rae McNeil, Aldon Morris, J. Mills Thornton, Howard Zinn.
Performer(s): Narrated by Julian Bond.
Target Audience: Rating: TV-PG.
Description: 3 videodiscs (360 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; stereo.
Contents: Disc 1. Awakenings, 1954-1956 / produced and directed by Judith Vecchione ; Fighting back, 1957-1962 / produced and directed by Judith Vecchione --
Disc 2. Ain't scared of your jails, 1960-1961 / produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell ; No easy walk, 1961-1963 / produced, directed and written by James A. DeVinney, Callie Crossley --
Disc 3. Mississippi : Is this America? 1962-1964 / produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell ; Bridge to freedom, 1965 / produced, directed and written by Callie Crossley, James A. DeVinney.
Other Titles: America's civil rights years
Eyes on the prize :
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a production of Blackside ; creator and executive producer, Henry Hampton ; series writer, Steve Fayer ; series producer, Jon Else ; executive producer for American experience, Mark Samels ; WGBH Boston ; PBS.

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The definitive story of the Civil Rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of American life, and embodied a struggle whose reverberations are felt today.

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