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Greensboro [electronic resource]: Closer to the Truth

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This documentary explores the Greensboro Massacre of 1979 and its aftermath. Members of the Communist Workers Party massed for a "Death to the Klan" rally in Greensboro, North Carolina when a caravan of Ku Klux Klan and American Nazis arrived. As the police assigned to protect the rally inexplicably disappeared, the Klansmen opened fire, killing five demonstrators and injuring eleven others. Now, a quarter of a century later, the survivors have finally come upon a way to get to the heart of what really happened by mounting a Truth and Reconciliation Commission (2004-2006). The film focuses on five of the survivors of the attack, examining the paths they have taken since 1979. These activists have each struggled to stay true to their ideals. Two of the Klan figures -- one a former Gra [...]
Online
2009
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Greensboro [electronic resource]: Closer to the Truth

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This documentary explores the Greensboro Massacre of 1979 and its aftermath. Members of the Communist Workers Party massed for a "Death to the Klan" rally in Greensboro, North Carolina when a caravan of Ku Klux Klan and American Nazis arrived. As the police assigned to protect the rally inexplicably disappeared, the Klansmen opened fire, killing five demonstrators and injuring eleven others. Now, a quarter of a century later, the survivors have finally come upon a way to get to the heart of what really happened by mounting a Truth and Reconciliation Commission (2004-2006). The film focuses on five of the survivors of the attack, examining the paths they have taken since 1979. These activists have each struggled to stay true to their ideals. Two of the Klan figures -- one a former Gra [...]
Online
2009
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Public Hearing DVD Collection: Public Hearing 2. What Happened on, and After, November 3, 1979?

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On November 3, 1979 in Greensboro, North Carolina, Ku Klux Klan and Nazi members killed five community and labor organizers and wounded ten others at a legally scheduled march and rally organized by the Communist Workers Party. The impact of these events, their causes, and their aftermath continue to reverberate throughout Greensboro. The second of three public hearings of the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission took place on August 26-27, 2005 in Greensboro, North Carolina. The three hearings included nearly 40 hours of statements from 54 speakers representing different perspectives on the context, causes, sequence and consequence of the events of November 3, 1979.
DVD
2006
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Public Hearing DVD Collection: Public Hearing 3. What Does the Past Have to Do With the Present and Future?

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On November 3, 1979 in Greensboro, North Carolina, Ku Klux Klan and Nazi members killed five community and labor organizers and wounded ten others at a legally scheduled march and rally organized by the Communist Workers Party. The impact of these events, their causes, and their aftermath continue to reverberate throughout Greensboro. The third of three public hearings of the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission took place on September 30-October 1, 2005 in Greensboro, North Carolina. The three hearings included nearly 40 hours of statements from 54 speakers representing different perspectives on the context, causes, sequence and consequence of the events of November 3, 1979.
DVD
2006
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Public Hearing DVD Collection: Public Hearings

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On November 3, 1979 in Greensboro, North Carolina, Ku Klux Klan and Nazi members killed five community and labor organizers and wounded ten others at a legally scheduled march and rally organized by the Communist Workers Party. The impact of these events, their causes, and their aftermath continue to reverberate throughout Greensboro. This disc presents a summary of the three public hearings of the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission which took place in 2005 in Greensboro, North Carolina. It includes segments of all 54 speakers statements to the Commission from all three hearings, representing different perspectives on the context, causes, sequence and consequence of the events of November 3, 1979.
DVD
2006
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Public Hearing DVD Collection: Final Report ... Examination of the Context, Causes, Sequence and Consequence of the Events of November 3, 1979

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On November 3, 1979 in Greensboro, North Carolina, Ku Klux Klan and Nazi members killed five community and labor organizers and wounded ten others at a legally scheduled march and rally organized by the Communist Workers Party. The impact of these events, their causes, and their aftermath continue to reverberate throughout Greensboro. This disc presents a summary of the three public hearings of the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission which took place in 2005 in Greensboro, North Carolina. It includes segments of all 54 speakers statements to the Commission from all three hearings, representing different perspectives on the context, causes, sequence and consequence of the events of November 3, 1979.
DVD
2006
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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February One

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Four students from A & T University, Jibreel Khazan (formerly Ezell Blair, Jr.), Franklin McCain, David Richmond, and Joseph McNeil staged a sit-in at the Greensboro Woolworth five and dime store and requested to be served lunch. Based largely on first hand accounts and rare archival footage, February One documents that sit-in that not only challenged public accommodation customs and laws in North Carolina, but served as a blueprint for the wave of non-violent civil rights protests that swept across the South and the nation throughout the 1960s.
Online
2004; 2003