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Fighting back : 1957-1962

Author: Judith VecchioneMelba Pattillo BealsErnest G GreenConstance Baker MotleyThurgood MarshallAll authors
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : PBS Video, 1986.
Series: Eyes on the prize: America's civil rights years, 2.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses on segregation in education in the southern United States. It highlights two specific tests of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in 1954 against segregation - the case of the Little Rock Nine in 1957 (the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas), and James Meredith's enrollment as the first black at the University of Mississippi in 1962.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Television programs
History
Named Person: James Meredith; James Meredith
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Vecchione; Melba Pattillo Beals; Ernest G Green; Constance Baker Motley; Thurgood Marshall; James Hicks; Burke Marshall; Julian Bond; Daniel Eisenberg; PBS Video.; Blackside, Inc.
OCLC Number: 19709979
Notes: Episode two of six.
Credits: Producer and director, Judith Vecchione ; narrator, Julian Bond ; senior advisory team, Claybourne Carson, David Garrow, Vincent Harding, Darlene Clark Hine ; editor, Daniel Eisenberg.
Performer(s): Narrator, Julian Bond.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. with b&w segments ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Eyes on the prize: America's civil rights years, 2.
Other Titles: Eyes on the prize (Television program).
Responsibility: Blackside, Inc.

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Focuses on segregation in education in the southern United States. It highlights two specific tests of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in 1954 against segregation - the case of the Little Rock Nine in 1957 (the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas), and James Meredith's enrollment as the first black at the University of Mississippi in 1962.

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