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Free at last : civil rights heroes. Part 1

Author: Martin KentSteve Harris, narrator.World Almanac Video (Firm)Bill Brummel Productions (Firm)Learning Channel (Firm)All authors
Publisher: [United States] : World Almanac Video ; Beverly Hills, CA : Distributed by Choices Inc. ; [United States] : TLC Video, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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Emmett Till was a 14-year-old who had recently come from Chicago to Mississippi to visit an uncle. In 1955, after supposedly whistling at a white woman, the black youth was brutally beaten and then shot. Medgar Evers, a field secretary for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), was heavily involved in getting blacks to register to vote. In June 1963 he was assassinated in front of  Read more...
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Named Person: Emmett Till; Medgar Wiley Evers
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Kent; Steve Harris, narrator.; World Almanac Video (Firm); Bill Brummel Productions (Firm); Learning Channel (Firm); TLC Video (Firm); Choices, Inc.
ISBN: 1930545290 9781930545298
OCLC Number: 48379815
Notes: Includes recreated scenes.
Credits: Executive producer, Bill Brummel ; editor, Steve Pomerantz ; music, Mark Leggett ; recreations producer/director, Jeffrey L. Weaver ; vocalist, Dana Galen.
Performer(s): Narrator, Steve Harris.
Event notes: Videocassette release of a documentary series produced for The Learning Channel.
Description: 1 videocassette (30 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: pt. 1. Emmett Till ; Medgar Evers.
Other Titles: Civil rights heroes
Responsibility: produced by Bill Brummel Productions for TLC ; producer and writer, Martin Kent.

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Emmett Till was a 14-year-old who had recently come from Chicago to Mississippi to visit an uncle. In 1955, after supposedly whistling at a white woman, the black youth was brutally beaten and then shot. Medgar Evers, a field secretary for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), was heavily involved in getting blacks to register to vote. In June 1963 he was assassinated in front of his home in Jackson, Mississippi.

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