Eyes on the Prize; No Easy Walk (1961-1963)
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- Eyes on the Prize
- No Easy Walk (1961-1963)
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- Series Description
Broadcast in 1987
Produced by Blackside, Eyes on the Prize tells the definitive story of the civil rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of American life, and embodied a struggle whose reverberations continue to be felt today.
Through contemporary interviews and historical footage, Eyes on the Prize traces the civil rights movement from the Montgomery bus boycott to the Voting Rights Act; from early acts of individual courage through the flowering of a mass movement and its eventual split into factions. Julian Bond, political leader and civil rights activist, narrates. Series release date: 1987
- Program Description
Broadcast in 1987
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; others fail. But the triumphant March on Washington, D.C., under King's leadership, shows a mounting national support for civil rights. President John F. Kennedy proposes the Civil Rights Act.
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- Race and Ethnicity
- Social Issues
- Hampton, Henry (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “Eyes on the Prize; No Easy Walk (1961-1963),” 10/01/1993, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed January 18, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8B143BC91C7C40909A74864D82491890.
- MLA: “Eyes on the Prize; No Easy Walk (1961-1963).” 10/01/1993. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. January 18, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8B143BC91C7C40909A74864D82491890>.
- APA: Eyes on the Prize; No Easy Walk (1961-1963). Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8B143BC91C7C40909A74864D82491890