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Signpost to freedom : the 1953 Baton Rouge bus boycott

Author: James A JosephChris Thomas KingChristina MeltonC E RichardLouisiana Endowment for the Humanities.All authors
Publisher: [Baton Rouge, La.] : Louisiana Educational Television Authority, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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In 1953, lead by a handful of determined young men and women, the African American citizens of Louisiana's capital city led a quiet revolt. It was the nation's first large-scale boycott challenging segregation, occurring nearly three years before the more famous bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James A Joseph; Chris Thomas King; Christina Melton; C E Richard; Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.; Louisiana. Division of the Arts.; Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge.; Louisiana Educational Television Authority.; Louisiana Public Broadcasting.
OCLC Number: 57448411
Credits: Christina Melton, producer & writer ; C.E. Richard, writer ; Keith Crews, photography & editor.
Performer(s): Narrated by Ambassabor James A. Joseph ; music by Chris Thomas King.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 56 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: 1953 Baton Rouge bus boycott
Baton Rouge bus boycott
Responsibility: produced and written by Christina Melton ; written C.E. Richard.

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In 1953, lead by a handful of determined young men and women, the African American citizens of Louisiana's capital city led a quiet revolt. It was the nation's first large-scale boycott challenging segregation, occurring nearly three years before the more famous bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama.

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