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Two towns of Jasper

Author: Whitney DowMarco WilliamsTwo Tone Productions.Independent Television Service.National Black Programming Consortium.All authors
Publisher: [New York, NY] : Two Tone Productions ; Alexandria, VA : Distributed by PBS Video, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Jasper, Texas on June 7, 1998, James Byrd Jr., an African-American, was chained to the back of a truck and dragged three miles to his death. Three local white men were charged with his murder. Over the course of three separate murder trials, from January through December 1999, two producers documented the town of Jasper. A black crew filmed the black residents. A white crew filmed the white residents."--Content  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: James Byrd, Jr.; James Byrd, Jr.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Whitney Dow; Marco Williams; Two Tone Productions.; Independent Television Service.; National Black Programming Consortium.; PBS Video.
ISBN: 0793690870 9780793690879
OCLC Number: 67615905
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast in 2002 as an episode of the PBS television program: POV [Point of view].
Special features: PBS online; Two Towns of Jasper Guide [PDF format printable discussion guide, requires a DVD-ROM and Adobe Acrobat].
Credits: Film editor, Melissa Neidich ; cinematographers, Jonathan Weaver, Steven Miller.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 83 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Region 1, stereo, original television presentation aspect ratio 1.33:1.
Contents: Introduction --
Not a hit and run accident --
Two views of Jasper --
Out of touch with the real world --
Work together with one voice --
No remorse --
We're sending a message --
Not treating anyone differently --
Shawn Berry: the key figure --
They stayed with the facts --
Prologue --
Credits.
Other Titles: 2 towns of Jasper
POV (Television program)
Responsibility: a film by Whitney Dow and Marco Williams ; Two Tone Productions ; produced in association with the Independent Television Service and the National Black Programming Consortium ; directed & produced by Whitney Dow and Marco Williams.
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"In Jasper, Texas on June 7, 1998, James Byrd Jr., an African-American, was chained to the back of a truck and dragged three miles to his death. Three local white men were charged with his murder. Over the course of three separate murder trials, from January through December 1999, two producers documented the town of Jasper. A black crew filmed the black residents. A white crew filmed the white residents."--Content from screen.

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