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Eyes on the Prize; Ain't Scared of Your Jails (1960-1961)

10/01/1993

DVS on Channel 2 Run Time : 58:26 # 29970


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Series
Eyes on the Prize
Program
Ain't Scared of Your Jails (1960-1961)
Program Number

103

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

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.

Duration

00:58:26

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
History
Social Issues
Creators
Hampton, Henry (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Eyes on the Prize; Ain't Scared of Your Jails (1960-1961),” 10/01/1993, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F9239664779E408C80168ECC022DD87D.
MLA: “Eyes on the Prize; Ain't Scared of Your Jails (1960-1961).” 10/01/1993. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F9239664779E408C80168ECC022DD87D>.
APA: Eyes on the Prize; Ain't Scared of Your Jails (1960-1961). Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F9239664779E408C80168ECC022DD87D
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