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American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 1, Episode 1, Awakenings (1954–1956)
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directed by Judith Vecchione; produced by Judith Vecchione, Blackside (Production company), in American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 1, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1986), 56 mins
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.
directed by Judith Vecchione; produced by Judith Vecchione, Blackside (Production company), in American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 1, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1986), 56 mins
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American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 1, Episode 2, Fighting Back (1957–1962)
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directed by Judith Vecchione; produced by Judith Vecchione, Blackside (Production company), in American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 1, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1986), 57 mins
States' rights loyalists and federal authorities collide in the 1957 battle to integrate Little Rock's Central High School, and again in James Meredith's 1962 challenge to segregation at the University of Mississippi. Both times, a Southern governor squares off with a U.S. president, violence erupts — and integr...
directed by Judith Vecchione; produced by Judith Vecchione, Blackside (Production company), in American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 1, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1986), 57 mins
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American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 1, Episode 3, Ain't Scared of Your Jails (1960–1961)
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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 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1986), 57 mins
Black college students take a leadership role in the civil rights movement as lunch counter sit-ins spread across the South. "Freedom Riders" also try to desegregate interstate buses, but they are brutally attacked as they travel.
directed by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-; produced by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, Blackside (Production company), in American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 1, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1986), 57 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 1, Episode 6, Bridge to Freedom (1965)
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directed by Callie Crossley, 1951- and James A. DeVinney, 1942-; produced by James A. DeVinney, 1942- and Callie Crossley, 1951-, Blackside (Production company), in American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 1, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1986), 57 mins
A decade of lessons is applied in the climactic and bloody march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. A major victory is won when the federal Voting Rights Bill passes, but civil rights leaders know they have new challenges ahead.
directed by Callie Crossley, 1951- and James A. DeVinney, 1942-; produced by James A. DeVinney, 1942- and Callie Crossley, 1951-, Blackside (Production company), in American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 1, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1986), 57 mins
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American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 2, Episode 1, The Time Has Come (1964–66)
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directed by Madison Davis Lacy, fl. 1985 and James A. DeVinney, 1942-; produced by Madison Davis Lacy, fl. 1985 and James A. DeVinney, 1942-, Blackside (Production company), in American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 2, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2006), 58 mins
After a decade-long cry for justice, a new sound is heard in the civil rights movement: the insistent call for power. Malcolm X takes an eloquent nationalism to urban streets as a younger generation of black leaders listens. In the South, Stokely Carmichael and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)...
directed by Madison Davis Lacy, fl. 1985 and James A. DeVinney, 1942-; produced by Madison Davis Lacy, fl. 1985 and James A. DeVinney, 1942-, Blackside (Production company), in American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 2, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2006), 58 mins
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American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 2, Episode 2, Two Societies (1965–68)
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directed by Sam Pollard, fl. 1989 and Sheila Curran Bernard, fl. 1990; produced by Sheila Curran Bernard, fl. 1990 and Sam Pollard, fl. 1989, Blackside (Production company), in American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 2, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2006), 58 mins
Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) come north to help Chicago's civil rights leaders in their nonviolent struggle against segregated housing. Their efforts pit them against Chicago's powerful mayor, Richard Daley. When a series of marches through all-white neighborhoods...
directed by Sam Pollard, fl. 1989 and Sheila Curran Bernard, fl. 1990; produced by Sheila Curran Bernard, fl. 1990 and Sam Pollard, fl. 1989, Blackside (Production company), in American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 2, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2006), 58 mins
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American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 2, Episode 3, Power! (1966–68)
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directed by Terry Kay Rockefeller, fl. 1981 and Louis Massiah, 1955-; produced by Louis Massiah, 1955- and Terry Kay Rockefeller, fl. 1981, Blackside (Production company), in American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 2, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2006), 58 mins
The call for Black Power takes various forms across communities in black America. In Cleveland, Carl Stokes wins election as the first black mayor of a major American city. The Black Panther Party, armed with law books, breakfast programs, and guns, is born in Oakland. Substandard teaching practices prompt parents...
directed by Terry Kay Rockefeller, fl. 1981 and Louis Massiah, 1955-; produced by Louis Massiah, 1955- and Terry Kay Rockefeller, fl. 1981, Blackside (Production company), in American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 2, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2006), 58 mins
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American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 2, Episode 4, The Promised Land (1967–68)
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directed by Paul Jeffrey Stekler, 1953- and Jackie Shearer, 1946-1993; produced by Jackie Shearer, 1946-1993 and Paul Jeffrey Stekler, 1953-, Blackside (Production company), in American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 2, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2006), 58 mins
Martin Luther King stakes out new ground for himself and the rapidly fragmenting civil rights movement. One year before his death, he publicly opposes the war in Vietnam. His Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) embarks on an ambitious Poor People's Campaign. In the midst of political organizing, King d...
directed by Paul Jeffrey Stekler, 1953- and Jackie Shearer, 1946-1993; produced by Jackie Shearer, 1946-1993 and Paul Jeffrey Stekler, 1953-, Blackside (Production company), in American Experience: Eyes on the Prize, Season 2, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2006), 58 mins
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