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Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years

Author: Judith VecchioneOrlando BagwellJames A DeVinneyCallie CrossleyHenry HamptonAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Distribution, [2010]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system   Book : English : FullscreenView 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: Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
History
Nonfiction television programs
Personal narratives
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Vecchione; Orlando Bagwell; James A DeVinney; Callie Crossley; Henry Hampton; Jon Else; Mark Samels; Steve Fayer; Julian Bond; Daniel Eisenburg; Jeanne Jordan; Charles Scott; Llewellyn M Smith; Prudence Arndt; Laurie Kahn-Leavitt; Bernice Johnson Reagon; Wiley Branton; Clayborne Carson; John Dittmer; Tony Allan Freyer; David Garrow; Paul Gaston; Vincent Harding; Darlene Clark Hine; Steve Lawson; Genna Rae McNeil; Aldon D Morris; J Mills Thornton; Howard Zinn; Colossal Pictures (Firm); Blackside, Inc.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); PBS Distribution (Firm)
ISBN: 9781608831067 160883106X 9780140096538 0140096531
OCLC Number: 842005767
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast in 1986 as a special presentation of The American experience.
Companion book: Eyes on the prize, America's civil rights years, 1956-1965 : 15th Anniversary ed. / Juan Williams ; introduction by Julian Bond ; preface by Judi Hampton and Veva Hampton Zimmerman ; Penguin Books, 2002.
Special feature: Disc 1. Interview with Henry Hampton.
Credits: Executive producer, Henry Hampton ; series writer, Steve Fayer ; series producer, Jon Else ; executive producer for American experience, Mark Samels ; associate producers, Llewellyn M. Smith, Prudence Arndt ; edited by Daniel Eisenberg, Jeanne Jordan, Charles Scott ; senior researcher, Laurie Kahn-Leavitt ; camera, Jon Else [and others] ; 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 (approximately 360 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (xv, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm)
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; full screen; stereo.
Contents: Disc 1. Awakenings, 1954-1956 / produced and directed by Judith Vecchione ; edited by Daniel Eisenberg --
Fighting back, 1957-1962 / produced and directed by Judith Vecchione ; edited by Daniel Eisenberg --
Disc 2. Ain't scared of your jails, 1960-1961 / produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell ; edited by Jeanne Jordan ; written by Steve Fayer --
No easy walk, 1961-1963 / produced, directed and written by James A. DeVinney, Callie Crossley ; edited by Charles Scott --
Disc 3. Mississippi : Is this America? 1962-1964 / produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell ; edited by Jeanne Jordan ; written by Steve Fayer --
Bridge to freedom, 1965 / produced, directed and written by Callie Crossley, James A. DeVinney ; edited by Charles Scott.
Other Titles: America's civil rights years
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a production of Blackside ; created by Henry Hampton ; 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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