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The road to Brown

Author: William A ElwoodMykola KulishLarry AdelmanGary WeimbergLarry DaressaAll authors
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : California Newsreel [distributor], [2004?]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the role of Charles Hamilton Houston in the cases which led to the landmark Supreme Court case of Brown vs. Board of Education. Gives a history of segregation, Jim Crow laws, the NAACP and biographical information on persons influential in the desegregation movement.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Biography
Documentary films
Feature films
Historical films
History
Nonfiction films
Named Person: Charles Hamilton Houston; Charles Hamilton Houston
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William A Elwood; Mykola Kulish; Larry Adelman; Gary Weimberg; Larry Daressa; Steven A Jones; California Newsreel (Firm); University of Virginia.
ISBN: 9781572541191 1572541199
OCLC Number: 54506917
Notes: This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
Originally produced as a documentary film in 1990.
Credits: Camera, Brad Shapiro ; editors, Gary Weimberg, Yasha Aginsky ; narrator, Steven Anthony Jones.
Performer(s): Narrator, Steven Anthony Jones.
Description: 1 videodisc (56 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Contents: Opening credits & prologue --
Plessy and the era of Jim Crow --
The man who would kill Jim Crow --
The strategy unfolds --
Final groundwork --
Brown v. Board of Education --
The road from Brown --
Credits.
Responsibility: a film from California Newsreel ; a presentation of the University of Virginia ; executive producer, William Elwood ; produced and directed by Mykola Kulish ; written by William Elwood, Larry Adelman, Gary Weimberg, Larry Daressa, Mykola Kulish.

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Presents the role of Charles Hamilton Houston in the cases which led to the landmark Supreme Court case of Brown vs. Board of Education. Gives a history of segregation, Jim Crow laws, the NAACP and biographical information on persons influential in the desegregation movement.

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