Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965




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  • During the 1950’s and 1960’s, America fought a second revolution to secure not only the “inalienable rights” and the equal treatment of individuals under law, but also, to provide “liberty and justice” for black Americans as well as white. Through contemporary interviews and historical footage, "Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Right Years 1954-1965" tells, in six one-hour series, the human stories of a movement for social change. Episode 1: Awakenings (1954-1956) Episode 2: Fighting Back (1957-1962) Episode 3: Ain’t Scared of Your Jails (1960-1961) Episode 4: No Easy Walk (1961-1963) Episode 5: Mississippi: Is This America? (1962-1964) Episode 6: Bridge to Freedom (1965) This collection includes all interviews conducted for these six episodes of Eyes on the Prize, in their entirety.
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