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Freedom Riders
PBS
FREEDOM RIDERS is the powerful harrowing and ultimately inspirational story of six months in 1961 that changed America forever. From May until November 1961, more than 400 black and white Americans risked their lives--and many endured savage beatings and imprisonment--for…
King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery To Memphis
Constructed from a wealth of archival footage, KING: A FILMED DOCUMENTARY is a monumental documentary that follows Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from 1955 to 1968, in his rise from regional activist to world-renowned leader of the Civil Rights movement.…
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Freedom Summer
PBS
In the hot and deadly summer of 1964, the nation could not turn away from Mississippi. Over 10 memorable weeks known as Freedom Summer, more than 700 student volunteers joined with organizers and local African Americans in a historic effort…
At the River I Stand - The Climax of the Civil Rights Movement
Memphis, Spring 1968 marked the dramatic climax of the Civil Rights movement. AT THE RIVER I STAND skillfully reconstructs the two eventful months that transformed a strike by Memphis sanitation worker into a national conflagration, and disentangles the complex historical…
Martin Luther King, Jr: I Have A Dream
This historical compilation features highlights of major speeches given by the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C. - August 28, 1963 Brown Chapel, Selma, Alabama - March 8, 1965 Final Speech, day before Dr. King`s Assassination -…
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr: A Historical Perspective - An Authorized Biography of a Civil Rights Hero
He was the conscience of the struggle for civil rights--and one of its many heroic martyrs. this documentary offers a one-of-a-kind examination of Dr. King's extraordinary life. Using rare and largely unseen film footage and photographs, this film (endorsed by…
Spies of Mississippi
PBS
In the spring of 1964, the civil rights community is gearing up for "Mississippi Freedom Summer," during which hundreds, if not thousands, of mostly white student activists from the North will link up with mostly black freedom workers to accomplish…
We'll Never Turn Back
WE'LL NEVER TURN BACK was filmed in Mississippi in 1963 during the dangerous voter registration drives of that era. Amzie Moore, a Mississippi NAACP activist, escorted the film maker through rural Mississippi interviewing share croppers and activists in the voter…
The March
PBS
This is the story of the making of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, told by the people who organized and participated in it. It includes interviews with some of the key actors; members of the inner circles…
Emancipation Road: 1963-1968 - The Civil Rights Era
Part of the Series: Emancipation Road
A look at the protests, demonstrations, and prominent figures of the Civil Rights Movement that finally ended segregation in the United States.
In Remembrance of Martin
PBS
Personal comments from family, friends, and advisors fill this remarkable documentary honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Coretta Scott King joins the Reverend Ralph Abernathy, Julian Bond, Jimmy Carter, the Reverend Jesse Jackson, Senator Edward Kennedy, John Lewis, Bishop Desmond…
Martin Luther King, Jr: Been To The Mountaintop
Seen and heard in this original footage are the highlights of dramatic speeches and coversations spanning 1956 to 1968, including his last address on April 3, 1968, the night before his assassination in Memphis, Tennessee. Bus Boycott, Montgomery, Alabama -…
King: Legacy Of A Dream
Legacy of a Dream is a 24 minute film that uses selected footage from the 180 minute Academy Award nominated documentary "King: A Filmed Record; Montgomery to Memphis" to present a shorter account of Dr. King's non-violent campaign for civil…
Martin Luther King, Jr: We Shall Overcome
This historical compilation features highlights of major speeches given by the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Protests The Presidents of the United States John F. Kennedy Lyndon Baines Johnson The Violence vs. Non-Violence Debate Racism and Injustice Viet Nam…
Eyes on the Prize - America's Civil Rights Movement 1954-1985
PBS
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,…
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Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise
PBS
This series looks at the last five decades of African American history through the eyes of Henry Louis Gates, Jr., exploring the tremendous gains and persistent challenges of these years. Drawing on eyewitness accounts, scholarly analysis and rare archival footage,…
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