Interview with John Lewis (Video)

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Description
  • Interview with John Lewis conducted for Eyes on the Prize. Discussion centers on the voting rights movement in Selma, Alabama, his friendship with Martin Luther King, Jr., the relationship between SCLC and SNCC, his view on the philosophy of nonviolence, and his involvement in the March on Washington.
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  • The original interview elements, 16mm negative and 1/4" audio reel to reel, were preserved during 2010-2016 due to the generosity of a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Thanks to a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), the preserved films were digitized to create 10-bit uncompressed HD files and the original 1/4" elements were digitized to create 24-bit 96kHz .wav files. The picture and audio were then reassembled at the Film & Media Archive.
Publisher
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Blackside, Inc.
Language
  • English
Identifier
  • MAVIS Interview Record: 557
  • lew0015.0557.063
Series
  • Eyes on the Prize
Extent
  • 00:52:01:00
Description standard
Date issued
  • 1985-11-06T00:00:00Z
Collection
Visibility Open Access
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