Item Details

Mississippi-Is This America? 1963-1964 [electronic resource]

Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Mississippi's grass-roots civil rights movement becomes an American concern when college students travel south to help register black voters and three activists are murdered. The Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party challenges the regular Mississippi delegation at the Democratic Convention in Atlantic City.
Release Date
1994
Run Time
56 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
7 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 26, 2014.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Series
Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Movement 1954-1985
America's Civil Rights Movement 1954-1985
Eyes on the Prize
Series Statement
Eyes on the Prize ; America's Civil Rights Movement 1954-1985
Contents
  • Freedom Summer Introduction (1:35)
  • Racially Divided State (1:48)
  • Citizen's Council (1:44)
  • African-American Vote (1:48)
  • Jackson Boycott (2:15)
  • Racial Tensions in Jackson (1:57)
  • Medgar Evers' Assassination (4:22)
  • Racial Confrontation (3:01)
  • Mississippi's Civil War (2:04)
  • Freedom Summer Training (2:34)
  • Freedom Summer Assassinations (4:04)
  • Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (2:24)
  • African-American Political Threat (1:21)
  • Freedom Schools (3:18)
  • Breaking Cultural Boundaries (2:42)
  • Civil Rights Accountability (4:42)
  • Challenging White Political Dominance (2:28)
  • Democratic National Convention (2:58)
  • Democratic Party Compromise (3:22)
  • Civil Rights Resolve (2:32)
  • MFDP Protest (1:49)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], c1994.
Publisher no.
  • 58631s Films Media Group
  • 58636 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (56 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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