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The Lowndes County Freedom Organization

Author: Dwight B Cammeron; Richard Adams; University of Alabama. Center for Public Television.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This program examines the rise of Stokely Carmichael and his Lowndes County Freedom Party, which he formed to get blacks registered to vote. These efforts are examined against the backdrop of murder and intimidation which accompanied the struggle for civil rights. None of the Party's candidates were ultimately elected, but the groundwork had been laid for the poor and disenfranchised in the South to gain political  Read more...
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Named Person: Stokely Carmichael
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Dwight B Cammeron; Richard Adams; University of Alabama. Center for Public Television.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 33979637
Notes: Videocassette release of a 1993 television program.
Credits: Videographers, Jason Ruha and Preston Sullivan.
Performer(s): Narrator, Richard Adams.
Description: 1 videocassette (25 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: This program examines the rise of Stokely Carmichael and his Lowndes County Freedom Party, which he formed to get blacks registered to vote. These efforts are examined against the backdrop of murder and intimidation which accompanied the struggle for civil rights. None of the Party's candidates were ultimately elected, but the groundwork had been laid for the poor and disenfranchised in the South to gain political power.
Other Titles: Lowndes County Freedom Party
Rise of the Black Panthers
Responsibility: the University of Alabama Center for Public Television ; episode producer, Dwight Cammeron.

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This program examines the rise of Stokely Carmichael and his Lowndes County Freedom Party, which he formed to get blacks registered to vote. These efforts are examined against the backdrop of murder and intimidation which accompanied the struggle for civil rights. None of the Party's candidates were ultimately elected, but the groundwork had been laid for the poor and disenfranchised in the South to gain political power.

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