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The Promised land, 1967-1968

Author: Julian Bond; Henry Hampton; Paul Jeffrey Stekler; Jacqueline Shearer; Lillian Benson
Publisher: Boston, MA : Blackside Incorporated, ©1990.
Series: Eyes on the prize II : America at the racial crossroads 1965-1985 (Television program), 4.
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: 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; Lillian Benson
OCLC Number: 52132814
Notes: Cataloged from credits and cassette container.
Credits: Executive producer, Henry Hampton.
Performer(s): Julian Bond.
Target Audience: General.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in. VHS.
Series Title: Eyes on the prize II : America at the racial crossroads 1965-1985 (Television program), 4.
Responsibility: produced, directed and written by Paul Stekler, Jacqueline Shearer ; editor, Lillian Benson ; executive producer, Henry Hampton.

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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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