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Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years, 1954-1965 / Juan Williams, with the Eyes on the prize production team ; introduction by Julian Bond

Catalog Data

Author:
Williams, Juan  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 300 p. : ill ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1988
1988, c1987
Notes:
"A Robert Lavelle book."
"The companion volume to the PBS television series"--Cover.
Includes index.
Contents:
God bless the child: Story of school desegregation -- Standing for justice: Mississippi and the Till case -- We're not moving to the back, Mr. Blake: Montgomery bus boycott -- Hall monitors from the 101st: Little Rock story -- Down freedom's main line: Movement's next generation -- Freedom in the air: Lessons of Albany and Birmingham -- March on Washington -- Mississippi: Freedom has never been free -- Selma: Bridge to freedom -- Epilogue -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary:
This compelling oral history of the first ten years of the Civil Rights movement is a tribute to the men and women, both black and white, who took part in the fight for justice and kept their eyes on the prize of freedom. Companion to the highly acclaimed PBS television series. 100 photos.
Topic:
African Americans--Civil rights--History  Search this
Call number:
KF4757 .W52 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_924633