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Mississippi, America : legal battles of the freedom summer

Author: Judith McCray; Ossie Davis; Ruby Dee; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Publisher: Hamilton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, [2008]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This documentary presents a look at the work of local and out-of-state lawyers who answered the call for assistance to defend imprisoned civil rights activists. Features archival footage and eyewitness accounts of the struggle to win African Americans' right to vote.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Judith McCray; Ossie Davis; Ruby Dee; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
OCLC Number: 318449972
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Video is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1995.
Credits: Edited by Michael J. DeLazzer ; director of photography, Emmett E. Wilson ; original music composition, Eric Arunas.
Performer(s): Narrated by Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee.
Description: 1 videodisc (57 min.) : sd., b&w & color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Other Titles: Legal battles of the freedom summer.
Responsibility: Films for the Humanities & Sciences ; a production of WSIU 8, Carbondale, IL ; written, directed, and produced by Judith McCray.

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This documentary presents a look at the work of local and out-of-state lawyers who answered the call for assistance to defend imprisoned civil rights activists. Features archival footage and eyewitness accounts of the struggle to win African Americans' right to vote.

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