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The promised land, 1967-1968

Author: Paul Jeffrey SteklerJacqueline ShearerJulian BondWGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)Blackside, Inc.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.]A : PBS Video, [1999?]
Series: PBS Video reference library, v. 157.; Eyes on the prize., II : America at the racial cross-roads ;, [4].
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : PBS Video index versionView all editions and formats
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In the final year of Martin Luther King's life, the movement turned its attention to the economic issues confronting the nation and the rumblings of a far off war in Vietnam. Moved by the increasing level of poverty, King and his followers organized the Poor People's Campaign, a march of the poor to Washington, D.C. where they would build Resurrection City. After King's assassination in Memphis in 1968, his  Read more...
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Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Jeffrey Stekler; Jacqueline Shearer; Julian Bond; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Blackside, Inc.; PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 42059204
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally broadcast in 1990.
Time code visible on screen is intended for use with companion print index which provides a time-code reference to key persons, events, and topics covered in the video.
PBS Video: XYED-EX4.
Credits: Directors of photography, Michael Chin, Robert Shepard ; edited by Lillian Benson.
Performer(s): Narrator, Julian Bond.
Description: 1 videocassette (57 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 1/2 in. + 1 video index (52 p.)
Details: VHS.
Series Title: PBS Video reference library, v. 157.; Eyes on the prize., II : America at the racial cross-roads ;, [4].
Responsibility: WGBH Boston presents a production of Blackside, Incorporated ; produced, directed and written by Paul Stekler, Jacqueline Shearer.

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In the final year of Martin Luther King's life, the movement turned its attention to the economic issues confronting the nation and the rumblings of a far off war in Vietnam. Moved by the increasing level of poverty, King and his followers organized the Poor People's Campaign, a march of the poor to Washington, D.C. where they would build Resurrection City. After King's assassination in Memphis in 1968, his followers struggled to maintain the campaign.

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