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Eyes on the prize II : America at the racial crossroads. The promised land, 1967-1968

Author: Paul Jeffrey Stekler; Jacqueline Shearer; Julian Bond; Blackside, Inc.; PBS Video.
Publisher: Boston, MA : Blackside ; Alexandria, VA : PBS Video [distributor], ©1990.
Series: America's civil rights movement, v. 10.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Moved by the increasing level of poverty, Dr. Martin Luther King, in the final year of his life, began to organize a Poor People's Campaign, a march of the poor to Washington, D.C., where they would erect Resurrection City to embarrass and motivate a reluctant government. On April 4, 1968, Dr. King was assassinated. Soon after its construction, Resurrection City was shut down, marking the end of a chapter of the  Read more...
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Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Jeffrey Stekler; Jacqueline Shearer; Julian Bond; Blackside, Inc.; PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 28657269
Notes: Title on container: Eyes on the prize II, America at the racial crossroads, 1965 to 1985, The promised land (1967-1968).
Copyright date on container: 1989.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
The series consists of eight videocassettes, accompanied by one booklet.
Credits: Editor, Lillian Benson.
Performer(s): Julian Bond.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: America's civil rights movement, v. 10.
Other Titles: Eyes on the prize two
America at the racial crossroads, 1965 to 1985
Promised land, 1967-1968
Responsibility: Blackside ; produced, directed, and written by Paul Stekler, Jacqueline Shearer.

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Moved by the increasing level of poverty, Dr. Martin Luther King, in the final year of his life, began to organize a Poor People's Campaign, a march of the poor to Washington, D.C., where they would erect Resurrection City to embarrass and motivate a reluctant government. On April 4, 1968, Dr. King was assassinated. Soon after its construction, Resurrection City was shut down, marking the end of a chapter of the civil rights movement.

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