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The Fateful decade : from Little Rock to the civil rights bill / Reuters Television.

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorReuters Television.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2007], ©1990.
Description1 streaming video file (27 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Variant title From Little Rock to the civil rights bill
Contents 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)
Abstract 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.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Feb. 07, 2007.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 11 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: Reuters Television, 1990 9781604670806
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Genre/formVideorecording.
Publisher number2609 Films Media Group

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