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Conversation : Delany sisters / MacNeil/Lehrer Productions.

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorMacNeil/Lehrer Productions.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2009], ©1994.
Description1 streaming video file (11 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Variant title Delany sisters
Contents Daughters of a Slave (4:49) -- Jim Crow Era (3:24) -- Jim Crow in the North (2:39)
Abstract In this classic interview with NewsHour correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Having Our Say authors Sarah and Bessie Delany discuss the trials and triumphs of their first 100 years. Their subjects include life in the South for African-Americans in the early 20th century, coping with the implementation of the Jim Crow laws, and bigotry in the North. Bessie touches on what it was like to grow up with a father who recalled slavery and the arrival of freedom after the Confederate surrender. Sarah tells how, as a young woman, she defended herself against a drunk white man at a Georgia train station and how she found ways around the institutionalized racism in New York City's education system.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Aug. 09, 2009.
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: MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, 2009 9781608259441
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number40394 Films Media Group

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