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All Power to The People!
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directed by Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-; produced by Kristin Bell, fl. 1996, Nico Panigutti, fl. 1988-1996 and Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-, Electronic News Group and ZDF Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 56 mins

Opening with a montage of four hundred years of race injustice in America, this powerful documentary provides the historical context for the establishment of the 60's civil rights movement. Rare clips of Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, and other activists transport one back to those tumultuous times....

directed by Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-; produced by Kristin Bell, fl. 1996, Nico Panigutti, fl. 1988-1996 and Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-, Electronic News Group and ZDF Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 56 mins
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America ReFramed, Season 4, Episode 6, Baddddd Sonia Sanchez
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directed by Sabrina Schmidt Gordon, fl. 2001, Janet Goldwater, fl. 1990 and Barbara Attie, fl. 1992; produced by Sabrina Schmidt Gordon, fl. 2001, Janet Goldwater, fl. 1990 and Barbara Attie, fl. 1992, in America ReFramed, Season 4, Episode 6 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2015), 1 hour 31 mins
The Emmy award nominated BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez offers unprecedented access to the life, work and mesmerizing performances of renowned poet and activist Sonia Sanchez who describes herself as "a woman with razor blades between my teeth." A leading figure in the Black Arts Movement and inspiration to today's hip hop...
directed by Sabrina Schmidt Gordon, fl. 2001, Janet Goldwater, fl. 1990 and Barbara Attie, fl. 1992; produced by Sabrina Schmidt Gordon, fl. 2001, Janet Goldwater, fl. 1990 and Barbara Attie, fl. 1992, in America ReFramed, Season 4, Episode 6 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2015), 1 hour 31 mins
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American Experience: 1964, Part 1, 1964: Interview with Bob Moses, Civil Rights Activist, part 1 of 2
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directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017, Insignia Films and WGBH Boston, in American Experience: 1964, Part 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2014), 54 mins
It was the year of the Beatles and the Civil Rights Act; of the Gulf of Tonkin and Barry Goldwater's presidential campaign; the year that cities across the country erupted in violence and Americans tried to make sense of the Kennedy assassination. Based on The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964 by award-winning j...
directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017, Insignia Films and WGBH Boston, in American Experience: 1964, Part 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2014), 54 mins
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American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 1, Episode 4, No Easy Walk (1961–1963)
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directed by Callie Crossley, 1951- and James A. DeVinney, 1942-; produced by Callie Crossley, 1951- and James A. DeVinney, 1942-, Blackside (Production company), in American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 1, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1986), 57 mins
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
directed by Callie Crossley, 1951- and James A. DeVinney, 1942-; produced by Callie Crossley, 1951- and James A. DeVinney, 1942-, Blackside (Production company), in American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 1, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1986), 57 mins
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American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 1, Episode 5, Mississippi: Is This America? (1962–1964)
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directed by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-; produced by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, Blackside (Production company), in American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 1, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1986), 59 mins
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.
directed by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-; produced by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, Blackside (Production company), in American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 1, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1986), 59 mins
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American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 2, Episode 8, Back to the Movement (1979–mid 80s)
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directed by James A. DeVinney, 1942- and Madison Davis Lacy, fl. 1985; produced by James A. DeVinney, 1942- and Madison Davis Lacy, fl. 1985, Blackside (Production company), in American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 2, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2006), 58 mins
Power and powerlessness. Miami's black community — pummeled by urban renewal, a lack of jobs, and police harassment — explodes in rioting. But in Chicago, an unprecedented grassroots movement triumphs. Frustrated by decades of unfulfilled promises made by the city's Democratic political machine, reformers inst...
directed by James A. DeVinney, 1942- and Madison Davis Lacy, fl. 1985; produced by James A. DeVinney, 1942- and Madison Davis Lacy, fl. 1985, Blackside (Production company), in American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 2, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2006), 58 mins
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American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 1, Interview with Catherine Burks-Brooks, 1 of 4
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directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- and Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, WGBH Boston and American Experience Films; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 3 mins
Catherine Burks-Brooks was a student at Tennessee State University on the Nashville, Tennessee, via Birmingham, Alabama, to Montgomery, Alabama ride, May 16-20, 1961.
directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- and Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, WGBH Boston and American Experience Films; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 3 mins
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American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2, Interview with Jim Zwerg, 2 of 4
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directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- and Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, American Experience Films and WGBH Boston; interview by Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 31 mins
Jim Zwerg was an Exchange student at Fisk University, student at Beloit College on the Nashville, Tennessee, via Birmingham, Alabama, to Montgomery, Alabama ride. May 16-20, 1961
directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- and Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, American Experience Films and WGBH Boston; interview by Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 31 mins
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American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 3, Interview with Bernard Lafayette, Jr., 3 of 3
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directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- and Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, American Experience Films and WGBH Boston; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 3 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 26 mins
Bernard Lafayette, Jr. was part of the Nashville, Tennessee, via Birmingham, Alabama, to Montgomery, Alabama ride, May 16-20, 1961.
directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- and Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, American Experience Films and WGBH Boston; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 3 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 26 mins
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American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 3, Interview with Rebecca Diane McWhorter, 3 of 4
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directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- and Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, American Experience Films and WGBH Boston; interview by Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 3 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 30 mins
This video contains an interview with Rebecca Diane McWhorter, an American journalist, commentator and author who has written extensively about race and the history of civil rights. She is the author of Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama, the Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution.
directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- and Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, American Experience Films and WGBH Boston; interview by Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 3 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 30 mins
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