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Title Eyes on the prize [videorecording] : America's civil rights years / a production of Blackside ; creator and executive producer, Henry Hampton ; series writer, Steve Fayer ; series producer, Jon Else ; executive producer for American experience, Mark Samels ; WGBH Boston ; PBS.

Imprint [United States] : PBS Home Video, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    323.1196 EYE  v.2    Available
 GDL Central Library DVD    323.1196 EYE  v.3    Available
 GDL Grandview Library DVD    323.1196 EYE  v.1    Available
Description 3 videodiscs (ca. 6 hr.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally broadcast in 1986 as a special presentation of The American experience.
Special feature: Disc 1. Interview with Henry Hampton.
Contents Disc 1. Awakenings, 1954-1956 / produced and directed by Judith Vecchione -- Fighting back, 1957-1962 / produced and directed by Judith Vecchione -- Disc 2. Ain't scared of your jails, 1960-1961 / produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell -- No easy walk, 1961-1963 / produced, directed and written by James A. DeVinney, Callie Crossley -- Disc 3. Mississippi : Is this America? 1962-1964 / produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell -- Bridge to freedom, 1965 / produced, directed and written by Callie Crossley, James A. DeVinney.
Credits Associate producers, Llewellyn M. Smith, Prudence Arndt ; edited by Daniel Eisenberg, Jeanne Jordan, Charles Scott ; senior researcher, Laurie Kahn-Leavitt ; camera, Jon Else ... [et al.] ; theme music produced, arranged and performed by Bernice Johnson Reagan ; series title animation, Colossal Pictures ; academic advisors, Wiley Branton, Clayborne Carson, John Dittmer, Tony Freyer, David Garrow, Paul Gaston, Vincent Harding, Darlene Clark Hine, Steve Lawson, Genna Rae McNeil, Aldon Morris, J. Mills Thornton, Howard Zinn.
Performer Narrated by Julian Bond.
Summary The 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.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen presentation ; stereo.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject Civil rights movements -- United States -- 20th century -- Personal narratives.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Historical television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Vecchione, Judith. Producer. Director.
Bagwell, Orlando. Producer. Director.
DeVinney, James A. Producer. Director. Screenwriter.
Crossley, Callie. Producer. Director. Screenwriter.
Hampton, Henry, 1940-1998. Creator. Producer. Interviewee.
Else, Jon. Cinematographer. Producer. 1944-
Samels, Mark. Producer.
Fayer, Steve, 1935- Screenwriter.
Bond, Julian, 1940- Narrator.
Blackside, Inc.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
PBS Home Video.
Added Title America's civil rights years [videorecording]
Note Title on container: Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years, 1954-1965
Added Title American experience (Television program)
ISBN 9781608831067
Standard No. 841887011099
Music No. EYES600 PBS Home Video

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