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The Promised land, 1967-1968

Author: Julian Bond; Henry Hampton; Paul Jeffrey Stekler; Jacqueline Shearer; Blackside, Inc.
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : PBS Video, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Moved by the increasing level of poverty, Dr. Martin Luther King, in the final year of his life, began to organize a Poor People's Campaign, a march of the poor to Washington, D.C., where they would erect Resurrection City to embarrass and motivate a reluctant government. On April 4, 1968, Dr. King was assassinated. Soon after its construction, Resurrection City was shut down, marking the end of a chapter of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction television programs
Documentary television programs
Television programs
History
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Bond; Henry Hampton; Paul Jeffrey Stekler; Jacqueline Shearer; Blackside, Inc.
OCLC Number: 22371339
Notes: Series accompanied by separate series guide: Eyes on the prize : America at the racial crossroads, 1965-1985.
Credits: Executive producer, Henry Hampton.
Performer(s): Julian Bond.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min.) : col. and b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Eyes on the prize II (Television program).
Responsibility: a production of Blackside, Inc. ; produced, directed and written by Paul Stekler, Jacqueline Shearer.

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Moved by the increasing level of poverty, Dr. Martin Luther King, in the final year of his life, began to organize a Poor People's Campaign, a march of the poor to Washington, D.C., where they would erect Resurrection City to embarrass and motivate a reluctant government. On April 4, 1968, Dr. King was assassinated. Soon after its construction, Resurrection City was shut down, marking the end of a chapter of the civil rights movement.

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