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All Deliberate Speed: Reflections on the Legacy of Brown

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Ogletree presents an analysis of the progress and limitations of the two Brown decisions: the first, in 1954, ruling that separate but equal is inheritently unequal; the second the next year urging desegregation in public schools "with all deliberate speed." He follows the legal case history in the pursuit of Brown including its limited successes, its failures, and what appears to be resistance to Brown's objective.
VHS
2004
Ivy (By Request)
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Learning the Language of Peace: The Spiritual Vision of the Civil Rights Movement and Its Promise for the Present Age

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Ms. Adams describes her life as an activist in the civil rights movement, and discusses the importance of spirituality, including singing, in holding the movement together.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Davis V. Prince Edward County, Farmville, Virginia

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Discusses his experiences in the civil rights movement, especially events involving the student coalition to strike and Dorothy E. Davis et al. v County School Board of Prince Edward County, Va.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Davis V. Prince Edward County, Farmville, Virginia

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Discusses his experiences in the civil rights movement, especially events involving the student coalition to strike and Dorothy E. Davis et al. v County School Board of Prince Edward County, Va.
VHS
2006
Ivy (By Request)
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A Conversation: Julian Bond With Dr. Dorothy I. Height

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Social activist, Dorothy Height, president of the National Council of Negro Women, describes her life as a black female, her work, and ideas of leadership through answering questions posed by Julian Bond.
VHS
2004
Ivy (By Request)
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Kennedy, Johnson, and the Quest for Justice

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Rosenberg discusses the era of Jim Crow in the United States, especially the South, and describes the civil rights movement and the U.S. government's handling of it during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations.
VHS
2004
Ivy (By Request)
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Identifying Disease in the Past: Chroniclers and the Black Death

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Dr. Osheim discussed how various writers and historians in the 13th and 20th centuries described the Black Death.
VHS
2003
Health Sciences (Rare Shelves)
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Poland: Past, Present, and Future

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Mr. Walesa talks about life in the world today, paying particularly attention to Poland. A question and answer period follows his talk.
VHS
2000
Ivy (By Request)
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Leadership Challenges in Civil Rights Law With Julian Bond and Michael Klarman

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Panel discussion in honor of the contributions to the Civil Rights movement of black lawyers Oliver Hill and Henry L. Marsh in the post World War II period in the South. Klarman speaks of the threat of physical violence, racial prejudice of judges and juries, and teaching blacks about their rights as people. Bond speaks briefly of three periods: the Brown decision, Civil Rights Act of 1965, and the backlash from 1969 to the present. Marsh, the first Afro-American mayor of Richmond, talks about his experiences. Massive resistance to school integration in Virginia is also discussed.
VHS
2001
Ivy (By Request)
10.

What We Did: Young Leadership in the 1960s

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After briefly mentioning the three kinds of black leadership - mainstream (such as in the civil rights movement), Marxist, and conservative (Separatists) - Julian Bond describes the civil rights movement in the 1960s. He pays particular attention to the activities of SNCC (the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee).
VHS
2002; 2001
Ivy (By Request)
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Learning the Language of Peace: The Spiritual Vision of the Civil Rights Movement and Its Promise for the Present Age

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Ms. Adams describes her life as an activist in the civil rights movement, and discusses the importance of spirituality, including singing, in holding the movement together.
VHS
2005
Ivy (By Request)
12.

Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. With Annette Gordon-Reed: Co-Authors of Vernon Can Read! : A Memoir

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Annette Gordon-Reed interviews civil rights leader and former presidential advisor Vernon Jordan on his role in and personal reflections on the civil rights movement.
VHS
2002
Ivy (By Request)