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|Genre/Form:||Documentaries and factual films and video
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michael Starr; Robert Gerig; Judith McCray; Ossie Davis; Ruby Dee; Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Department of Radio-Television,; WSIU 8 (Television station : Carbondale, Ill.),; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); Peabody Collection. African-American History and Culture Programs.; Peabody Collection. Women's History and Culture Programs.
|Notes:||Title supplied from video. Credits supplied from video and 1996 Peabody Awards entry form.
Entry to the 1996 Peabody Awards, Documentary category.
Running time: 55:45.
Copyright: "c1995 Judith McCray"--End credits.
|Credits:||Associate producers, Dorrie A. Tennebaum, Gary Wolf; director of photography, Emmett E. Wilson; edited by Michael J. DeLazzer; original music composition, Eric Arunas; sound recording, John Philbin, Bryan Piepenburg, Daniel M. Welsh.|
|Performer(s):||Narrated by Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee. [With:] Rev. George Johnson; Ben Chaney; Frank Parker; Aaron Henry; Bob Moses; Henry Kirksey; Rep. John Lewis (D-Georgia); George Crockett; Ernest Goodman; William Kunstler; Mrs. Aurelia Young; Michael Starr; Lawrence Guyot; Rita Schwerner Bender; Sam Bailey; Hollis Watkins; Alan Lerner; Judge Claudia House Morcom; Rep. Bernie Thompson (D-Mississippi); Constance Slaughter-Harvey.|
|Event notes:||Original date of broadcast: February 13, 1996.|
|Description:||1 videocassette of 1 (U-matic) (56 min.) : sd., color with black and white sequences ; 3/4 in. arch master.|
|Contents:||Mississippi Summer, 1964 --
The Attorneys --
The Crusaders --
The Strategy --
The Legacy --
The Unfinished agenda.
|Responsibility:||a Southern Illinois University at Carbondale [Department of Radio-Television] documentary production ; [WSIU-TV ; PBS] ; executive producers, Michael Starr, Robert Gerig ; written, directed & produced by Judith McCray.|
"Additionally, it showcases the origins of civil rights law and a legal activism that galvanized many of the nation's attorneys, spurred to protect the Constitutional rights of all Americans."--Excerpts from 1996 Peabody Awards entry form. Also includes photographs and news clips of various politicians and civil rights activists. In particular, the murder of James Chaney, Mickey Schwerner, and Andrew Goodman is discussed.
- Civil rights movements -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century.
- African Americans -- Civil rights -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century.
- Mississippi Freedom Project.
- Mississippi -- Race relations.
- African Americans -- Civil rights.
- Civil rights movements.
- Race relations.