||From Little Rock to the civil rights bill
||Civil Rights: Black Struggle for Equality (4:18) -- Civil Rights: Voting Rights for Black Americans (5:36) -- Civil Rights: Speeches on Non-Violence (3:31) -- Civil Rights: Freedom Marches and Violence (4:29) -- Civil Rights and Anti-War Movement (3:45) -- Civil Rights: Death of Martin Luther King, Jr. (3:16)
||First there was the law, and then there was enforcement of the law. This program begins at Little Rock's Central High School, when soldiers had to provide safety for black children exercising their legal right to go to school. Martin Luther King, Jr., already appears in 1958 at a meeting of black leaders with President Eisenhower. The civil rights movement accelerated: marches, clashes with the police and the jailing of demonstrators, the murder of Medgar Evers, the bombing of the Baptist church in Birmingham, sit-ins and protests, the Montgomery march, the Mississippi Freedom march, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" and "I Have Been to the Mountaintop" speeches, his funeral, and President Johnson's signing of the Civil Rights Bill of 1968.
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|Interest grade level
||11 & up.
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|Issued in other form||Originally produced: Reuters Television, 1990 9781604670806|
|Publisher number||2609 Films Media Group|