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Eyes on the Prize II; Back to the Movement

08/02/2006

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Series
Eyes on the Prize II
Program
Back to the Movement
Program Number

208

Series Description

DOCUMENTS THE STRUGGLE FOR EQUALITY UNDER THE LAW FROM THE MID 1960'S TO THE MID 1980'S. AT THE SAME TIME, THE SERIES EXPLORES AND ANALYZES THE CHANGING NATURE OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT. Series release date: 1990

Program Description

Broadcast in 1990 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 INSTALL HAROLD WASHINGTON AS CHICAGO'S FIRST BLACK MAYOR.

Duration

00:57:31

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Social Issues
History
Citation
Chicago: “Eyes on the Prize II; Back to the Movement,” 08/02/2006, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8434A49EC3184843B4CABCE1B5D2096F.
MLA: “Eyes on the Prize II; Back to the Movement.” 08/02/2006. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8434A49EC3184843B4CABCE1B5D2096F>.
APA: Eyes on the Prize II; Back to the Movement. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8434A49EC3184843B4CABCE1B5D2096F
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