Eyes on the Prize

  • 1987
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A stirring six-part retrospective on the civil-rights movement, covering the years 1954 to 1965. Henry Hampton's Emmy-winning documentary deftly blends archival footage and interviews to chronicle the long and arduous battle to end racial segregation.

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Bridge to Freedom - 1965 Season 1, Episode 6 Feb 25, 1987 $0.99

From PBS - Ten years after the bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama, the civil rights leadership has become more sophisticated in its use of protest strategy.

Mississippi: Is This America? - 1963-1964 Season 1, Episode 5 Feb 18, 1987 $0.99

From PBS - Starting in 1961, Mississippi became a testing ground of constitutional principles and of the human spirit, as the civil rights movement concentrated its energies on the right to vote.

No Easy Walk - 1961-1963 Season 1, Episode 4 Feb 11, 1987 $0.99

From PBS - This episode depicts major civil rights movement events in three American cities.

Ain't Scared of Your Jails - 1960-1961 Season 1, Episode 3 Feb 4, 1987 $0.99

From PBS - Beginning in 1960, young people on Black college campuses took a more active role in the civil rights movement's leadership and determined their own methods of promoting change.

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Eyes on the Prize
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 (more…)

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