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Author: Sidney Poitier; George Stevens, Jr.; Burt Lancaster
Publisher: Los Angeles : Republic Pictures Home Video, 1991.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Juvenile audience   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The year is 1950 ... and America is divided between black and white. Schools, restaurants, trains and buses ... even drinking fountains cannot be shared by both races. Although slavery has been outlawed for nearly a century, segregation is legal. But white and Negro facilities are separate and unequal ... and the tension has reached a breaking point for the blacks of Clarendon County, South Carolina. When their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Drama
Feature films
History
Fiction
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sidney Poitier; George Stevens, Jr.; Burt Lancaster
ISBN: 1555268390 9781555268398
OCLC Number: 24617816
Notes: Rated PG.
Credits: Executive producers, George Stevens, Jr., Stan Margulies ; writer and director, George Stevens, Jr.
Cast: Sidney Poitier, Burt Lancaster, Richard Kiley.
Description: 2 videocassettes (193 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: Republic Pictures Corporation.

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The year is 1950 ... and America is divided between black and white. Schools, restaurants, trains and buses ... even drinking fountains cannot be shared by both races. Although slavery has been outlawed for nearly a century, segregation is legal. But white and Negro facilities are separate and unequal ... and the tension has reached a breaking point for the blacks of Clarendon County, South Carolina. When their request for a single school bus is denied by white school officials, a bitter, violent and courageous battle for justice and equality begins ... putting black against white and friend against neighbor all across the country.

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