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Standing on my sisters' shoulders

Author: Laura J Lipson; Joan Sadoff; Sadoff Productions.; Women Make Movies (Firm)
Publisher: New York : Sadoff Productions : Women Make Movies, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This documentary tells the story of the three Mississippi women in 1965, who walked into the US House of Representatives in Washington D.C.to seek their civil rights. These living legends give their firsthand testimony and capture a piece of history that is often overlooked in history books. Their achievements go beyond the cotton fields of Mississippi or even the coasts of America.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Laura J Lipson; Joan Sadoff; Sadoff Productions.; Women Make Movies (Firm)
OCLC Number: 54363186
Credits: Edited by DeAnne Sakaguchi ; director of photography, Kent Moorhead ; original score by Brad Warnaar.
Performer(s): Narrator, Iona Morris.
Description: 1 videocassette (61 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: produced by Joan Sadoff, Laura J. Lipson ; written and directed by Laura J. Lipson ; Sadoff Productions.

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This documentary tells the story of the three Mississippi women in 1965, who walked into the US House of Representatives in Washington D.C.to seek their civil rights. These living legends give their firsthand testimony and capture a piece of history that is often overlooked in history books. Their achievements go beyond the cotton fields of Mississippi or even the coasts of America.

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Standing on My Sisters’ Shoulders

(EMRO user published 2004-02-06 ) Very Good Permalink
This fast paced inspiring documentary reveals that the backbone of the Mississippi Civil Rights movement was a small group of dedicated, strong, black women, poor, uneducated, but fiercely determined to have their share of America’s promise. Their skills honed and strengthened by their role in the...
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