American Experience; Eyes On The Prize (Hours One and Two)
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- American Experience
- Eyes On The Prize (Hours One and Two)
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Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988
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Hour One: Awakenings (1954-1956) 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.
Hour Two: Fighting Back (1957-1962) 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 integration is carried out.
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- Chicago: “American Experience; Eyes On The Prize (Hours One and Two),” 09/07/2006, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 28, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_847C4A805B8C48E5B9FA4DB469E872D7.
- MLA: “American Experience; Eyes On The Prize (Hours One and Two).” 09/07/2006. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 28, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_847C4A805B8C48E5B9FA4DB469E872D7>.
- APA: American Experience; Eyes On The Prize (Hours One and Two). Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_847C4A805B8C48E5B9FA4DB469E872D7