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Eyes on the prize ( visu )
71 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 3,883 libraries worldwide
The definitive story of the Civil Rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of American life, and embodied a struggle whose reverberations are felt today
Bridge to Freedom 1965 ( visu )
19 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 588 libraries worldwide
Covers the push for black voting rights in Alabama and nationally. The division within the civil rights movement between the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) grows, particularly in their approach to the Selma-Montgomery Freedom March in 1965. That same year sees the National Voting Rights Act signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson
Awakenings 1954-1956 by Henry Hampton( visu )
22 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 586 libraries worldwide
Individual acts of courage inspire black Southerners to fight for their rights: Mose Wright testifies against the white men who murdered young Emmett Till, and Rosa Parks refuses to give up her bus seat to a white man in Montgomery, Alabama
Fighting back 1957-1962 ( visu )
18 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 571 libraries worldwide
Focuses on segregation in education in the southern United States. It highlights two specific tests of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in 1954 against segregation - the case of the Little Rock Nine in 1957 (the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas), and James Meredith's enrollment as the first black at the University of Mississippi in 1962
Ain't scared of your jails 1960-1961 ( visu )
17 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 571 libraries worldwide
Focuses on two major events involving students in the civil rights struggle - the lunch counter sit-ins in the south (particularly Nashville, Tennessee) and the Freedom Riders trip from Washington D.C. to Mississippi. Included in the program is the formation of the Student Nonviolent Coordination Committee and the importance it played in these events
A Nation of Law? 1968-1971 ( visu )
22 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 568 libraries worldwide
By the late 1960's, the anger in the poorer urban areas over charges of police brutality was smoldering. In Chicago, Fred Hampton formed a Black Panther Party chapter. During this same period, inmates at New York's Attica prison took over the prison in an effort to publicize intolerable conditions
The Promised Land 1967-1968 ( visu )
18 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and held by 561 libraries worldwide
In the final year of Martin Luther King's life, he and his staff searched for a strategy to effect an economic redistribution of wealth. Also, shows the assassination of Dr. King in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968
Two Societies 1965-1968 ( visu )
19 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 479 libraries worldwide
Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference work against housing segregation in Chicago and Detroit resulting in riots, violence and death. The program examines what the Kerner Presidential Commission calls "two societies" - one Black, one white
No Easy Walk 1961-1963 ( visu )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 470 libraries worldwide
The civil rights movement discovers the power of mass demonstrations as the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. emerges as its most visible leader. Some demonstrations succeed; others fail. But the triumphant March on Washington, D.C., under King's leadership, shows a mounting national support for civil rights. President John F. Kennedy proposes the Civil Rights Act
The Great Depression by Hans F Sennholz( visu )
16 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
This 7-part series on the Great Depression uses newsreels, archival photographs and footage, Hollywood films, and eyewitness accounts to re-create the time, from the end of the Roaring Twenties to the outbreak of the Second World War, when economic forces, political change, and social turmoil transformed the nation
Eyes on the prize II : America at the racial crossroads, 1965-1985 ( visu )
27 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 365 libraries worldwide
Offers a comprehensive reappraisal of the leaders and events that brought the civil rights movement from the South to the rest of the United States from 1965 through the 1980s
Power! 1967-1968 ( visu )
12 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Out of the ashes of the urban rebellions, blacks look for new ways to take control of their communities. This program explores the political path to power for Carl Stokes, the nation's first black mayor of a major city. It also describes the founding of the Black Panther Party in Oakland, Calif. and the struggle of black and Hispanic parents in Brooklyn, N.Y. to improve their children's education through community control of the schools
America's new war on poverty : a reader for action ( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
Eyes on the prize by Julian Bond( visu )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Covers the voting rights question in Mississippi, which became a testing ground of constitutional principles
Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years ( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Third in a six-part documentary series on the American civil rights movement. This episode chronicles the courage displayed by thousands of young people and college students who joined the ranks of the civil rights movement and gave it new direction. In 1960, lunch counter sit-ins spread across the South, many organized by the new, energetic Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. In 1961, on the Freedom Rides, many young people faced violence and defied death threats as they labored to obliterate segregation in interstate bus travel below the Mason-Dixon Line. The growing movement toward racial equality influenced the 1960 Presidential campaign, and federal rights versus states' rights became an issue
Eyes on the prize II ( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
This program explores the civil rights movement's first attempt at organizaing in the north, as Martin Luther King Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference go to Chicago. Their strategies come up against the powerful political machinery of Mayor Richard Daley. Also look at the 1967 uprising in Detroit as blacks and the police clash on city streets
 
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