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"Marshall, Texas"

Author: Films on Demand.; Films Media Group.
Publisher: Lawrenceville, NJ : Films Media Group ; Orangeville, ON : McIntyre Media [distributor] 1984
Series: A Walk Through the 20th Century with Bill Moyers
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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In this program, Bill Moyers returns to his hometown of Marshall, Texas-discovering, in his words, "a new town perched on the memory of one that's gone." Today it is hoped and expected that all of Marshall's citizens, regardless of racial background, share the responsibilities of living and working in a small town. But there was a time in recent history when the opposite was assumed and accepted, when there were two  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Sunrise Media LLC, 2010
Named Person: Bill D Moyers; Bill D Moyers
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films on Demand.; Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 695008364
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed Dec. 08, 2010).
"In this program, Bill Moyers returns to his hometown of Marshall, Texas-discovering, in his words, ""a new town perched on the memory of one that's gone."" Today it is hoped and expected that all of Marshall's citizens, regardless of racial background, share the responsibilities of living and working in a small town. But there was a time in recent history when the opposite was assumed and accepted, when there were two Marshalls-one black, one white. The town was made up of ""two worlds, "" says Moyers, and yet they were both ""waiting for an event."" The time was the 1960s and the event was the Civil Rights movement. (83 minutes)."
Description: 1 streaming video (84 minutes.)
Details: Mode of access: Internet.
Contents: Marshall, Texas: Small Town America (2:28) --
Small Town America (3:32) --
Religion in Marshall (4:17) --
Texas Town (2:15) --
Railroads in Marshall (3:38) --
Small Town Stories (4:59) --
Good Ole Days (3:24) --
Small Town Values (2:03) --
Small Town Roles (4:19) --
Importance of Reading (5:36) --
Small Town Entertainment (3:30) --
Live by the Whistle (2:35) --
Saturdays in a Small Town (3:14) --
Shared Values of the Old South (2:47) --
Mimosa Hall Cotton Plantation (5:06) --
Remnants of Confederate Culture in the 20th Century (3:00) --
A Town Divided (1:46) --
Habits of a Small Southern Town (3:33) --
Segregation "Etiquette" in the South (3:50) --
Wiley College in the 1930s (2:31) --
Contradiction of Segregation (2:08) --
Segregation Protests (4:37) --
Change in Marshall, Texas (4:11) --
Marshall, Texas --
Credits (1:30).
Series Title: A Walk Through the 20th Century with Bill Moyers

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In this program, Bill Moyers returns to his hometown of Marshall, Texas-discovering, in his words, "a new town perched on the memory of one that's gone." Today it is hoped and expected that all of Marshall's citizens, regardless of racial background, share the responsibilities of living and working in a small town. But there was a time in recent history when the opposite was assumed and accepted, when there were two Marshalls-one black, one white. The town was made up of "two worlds," says Moyers, and yet they were both "waiting for an event." The time was the 1960s and the event was the Civil Rights movement.

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