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Scottsboro : an American tragedy

Author: Daniel Anker; Barak Goodman; Andre Braugher; PBS Video.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, ©2001.
Series: PBS Video database of America's history & culture, v. 354.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : PBS video index versionView all editions and formats
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"In March 1931, two white women stepped from a box car in Paint Rock, Alabama to make a shocking accusation: they had been raped by nine black teenagers on the train. So began one of the most significant legal fights of the 20th century. The trial of the nine falsely accused teens would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War, yield two momentous Supreme Court decisions and give birth  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Anker; Barak Goodman; Andre Braugher; PBS Video.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
OCLC Number: 48217599
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Specially prepared set enhanced by PBS with time code visible on the screen.
Supplemented by the "PBS VIDEOdatabase of America's History & Culture Merged Index" which provides subject references to specific videocassette volume numbers within the series and to specific locations within individual videocassettes according to on-screen counter numbers indicating number of minutes and seconds elapsed within a specific referenced videocassette.
Curriculum resources available on database for video. Videos in database referenced by grade level, academic area, historical period, and standards correlation. Selected lesson plans for instructors available on database.
Originally presented on the PBS program American experience.
Credits: Cinematographer, Buddy Squires ; editor, Jean Tsien ; music, Edward Bilous.
Performer(s): Narrator, Andre Braugher.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.; PBS Video database accessed via World Wide Web.
Series Title: PBS Video database of America's history & culture, v. 354.
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by Daniel Anker and Barak Goodman ; written and directed by Barak Goodman ; WGBH Boston.
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"In March 1931, two white women stepped from a box car in Paint Rock, Alabama to make a shocking accusation: they had been raped by nine black teenagers on the train. So began one of the most significant legal fights of the 20th century. The trial of the nine falsely accused teens would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War, yield two momentous Supreme Court decisions and give birth to the civil rights movement."--Container.

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