Eyes on the Prize, America's Civil Rights Movement

Eyes on the Prize, America's Civil Rights Movement

Vol. 3, Mississippi : Is This America? (1962-1964) Bridge to Freedom (1965)

DVD - 2006
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Bridge to freedom (1965) : When civil rights protesters marching from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama were assaulted by police, national outrage over the brutality led to President Johnson providing the protection of federal troops, and ultimately to the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Mississippi : is this America? (1962-1964) : Focuses on the right to vote. Tells how the black citizens who had been denied the right to vote stepped forward and demanded a place in the political process. Medgar Evers, Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and others, died trying to help them. Shows the formation of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party to challenge the 1964 Democratic Party Convention.
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [2006]
Edition: Full screen
ISBN: 9780793692576
0793692571
9780793692620
0793692628
Branch Call Number: DVD 323.1196 E9703
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in

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