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Fighting back 1957-1962

Author: Judith VecchioneJulian BondMelba Pattillo BealsErnest GreenConstance Baker MotleyAll authors
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Blackside ; Alexandria, Va. : PBS Video [distributor], 1987.
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: History
Documentaries and factual works
Named Person: James Meredith; James Meredith
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Vecchione; Julian Bond; Melba Pattillo Beals; Ernest Green; Constance Baker Motley; Thurgood Marshall; James Hicks; Burke Marshall; PBS Video.; Blackside, Inc.
OCLC Number: 706035506
Credits: Producer and director, Judith Vecchione ; narrator, Julian Bond ; senior advisory team, Claybourne Carson, David Garrow, Vincent Harding, Darlene Clark Hine.
Performer(s): Julian Bond.
Target Audience: College through adult.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min.) : sound, color with black and white segments ; 1/2 in.
Series Title: Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years, 2.
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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