Mississippi, Is This America? (1962-1964)

Mississippi, Is This America? (1962-1964)

Bridge to Freedom (1965)

DVD - 2006 ;
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Bridge to freedom (1965): When civil rights protesters marching from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama were assaulted by police, national outrage over the brutality led to President Johnson providing the protection of federal troops, and ultimately to the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Mississippi : is this America? (1962-1964): Mississippi's grass-roots civil rights movement becomes an American concern when college students travel south to help register black voters and three activists are murdered. The Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party challenges the regular Mississippi delegation at the Democratic Convention in Atlantic City.
Eyes on the Prize tells 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 continue to be felt today.
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [2006] ; [Orangeville, Ont.] : McIntyre Media [distributor]
Edition: Full screen version
ISBN: 9780793692576
Branch Call Number: DVD 323.173 EYE
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.) :,sd., col. with b&w sequences ;,4 3/4 in. (DVD)
Alternative Title: Bridge to freedom (1965) [DVD]


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