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Lewis, John 1940 February 21-

Overview
Works: 176 works in 285 publications in 1 language and 15,209 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biography  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Historical comics  Comics (Graphic works)  Nonfiction comics  Biographical comics 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Interviewee, Author, Performer, Commentator, Speaker, Lyricist, Contributor, Composer
Classifications: E840.8.L43, B
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American blackout( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the contemporary tactics used to control our democratic process and silence political dissent. Chronicles the patterns of voter disenfranchisement from Florida 2000 to Ohio 2004 while following the story of Georgia Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney
A. Philip Randolph : for jobs & freedom( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of the African American labor leader, journalist, and civil rights activist, A. Philip Randolph. Randolph won the first national labor agreement for a black union, The Sleeping Car porters. His threat of a protest march on Washington forced President Roosevelt to ban segregation in the federal government and defense industries at the onset of WWII and again he forced Truman to integrate the military. Finally with the 1963 March on Washington, Randolph succeeded in placing civil rights at the forefront of the nation's legislative agenda as he passed the torch to Martin Luther King, Jr. Includes music of the labor and civil rights movements
Eyes on the prize by Julian Bond( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on two major events involving students in the civil rights struggle--the lunch counter sit-ins in the south (particularly Nashville, Tennessee) and the Freedom Riders trip from Washington D.C. to Mississippi. Included in the program is the formation of the Student Nonviolent Coordination Committee and the importance it played in these events
50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

President Obama delivered remarks to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act in the South Court Auditorium at the White House. August 6, 2015. Introduction by John Lewis
Fannie Lou Hamer : everyday battle( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A video biography about civil rights legend Fannie Lou Hamer. Reports the details of Hamer's tough early years in Mississippi, her unexpected rise to national prominence, through her last years, often spent alone and ignored. Congressman John Lewis discusses her legacy
The gentleman from Ohio by Louis Stokes( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SNCC 50th Anniversary Conference by Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 28: John Lewis, Chair of SNCC from 1963 to 1966, has been a member of Congress for 24 years. Jailed 40 times and badly beaten several times during civil rights protests, Lewis became deeply involved with the sit-in movement. "We did what young people do so well," says Lewis. "We got in the way." His address is filled with reminiscence, acknowledging old friends in SNCC and invoking the Movement martyrs. His years in Congress and the election of Barack Obama, says Lewis, does not negate the need to continue the struggle. "You're not too old to fight, to push. It's in your blood, in your DNA. Stand up and make some noise."
American experience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the integrated group of college students who decided in the spring of 1961 to ride a Greyhound bus from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans to bring attention to racial inequity in the United States. Recounts the hostile reception they received in the segregated South, the support they gradually achieved from civil rights leaders and organizations, and how their actions eventually forced the United States government to enforce the law regarding desegregation in interstate travel and public accommodations
Famous human rights crusaders : Ida B. Wells & Fannie Lou Hammer( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ida B. Wells: A community organizer and grass roots leader who was a precursor of the modern Civil Rights movement. Fannie Lou Hamer: An inspiration to anyone who has ever faced oppression & a powerful reminder of what one individual is capable of achieving in the face of adversity. One of the true icons of the Civil Rights movement
Shirley Chisholm : first African American congresswoman( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shirley Chisholm, born 1924 in Brooklyn, N.Y., is the first Black woman elected to the U.S. Congress and the first to campaign for the Presidency. She was an outspoken advocate for women and minorities during the seven terms she served in the House. Her legacy of political and social activism laid the foundation for the rise of women and Blacks in American politics. 'Of my two 'handicaps' being female put more obstacles in my path than being black.' This program is a celebration of her life and a political diary from the 1960s through the 1970s during an era of political transition and social change. The range of Chisholm's activism is explored in depth through her involvement in civil rights, women's rights, and the anti-Vietnam War efforts. We witness the excitement firsthand of Chisholm announcing her candidacy for President with the Democratic Party in 1972, declaring she is not a representative solely of the black or female communities, but 'a candidate of the people'. Though she did not win the nomination that year, she remained active in politics and served the House of Representatives until her retirement in 1982. In this inspiring program, Shirley Chisholm emerges as a charismatic leader and social reformer that achieved positive change in American politics and society for future generations
Fannie Lou Hamer : voting rights activist( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fannie Lou Hamer, born in 1917 in Montgomery County, Mississippi, was the granddaughter of a slave and the youngest of 20 children. Raised by hardworking parents who were sharecroppers, she was no stranger to poverty or hardship. An inspirational speaker and writer, she used her powerful voice to raise the cause of equality and freedom for all blacks in America and became a defining force in the fight against social injustice during the early years of the civil rights movement. In this rare documentary, her struggles and triumphs are expressed through Hamer's own words as well as those of friends and colleagues. While attending the 1964 Democratic National Convention, Fannie Lou Hamer posed the defining question: 'Is this America? The land of the free and the home of the brave? Where we have to sleep with our telephone off the hook, because our lives be threatened daily because we want to live in peace as human beings in America?' She will be remembered for winning the right to vote for Black Americans and exposing Americas poverty by giving a voice to those in need. This program is an inspiration to anyone who has ever faced oppression and acts as a powerful reminder of what one individual is capable of achieving in the face of adversity
PBS NewsHour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty years ago, 23-year-old John Lewis raised his voice to a crowd of more than 200,000 people at a protest march that would come to represent 'the best of America.' Gwen Ifill talks to the congressman about what motivated him to become a young civil rights leader and the current state of civil rights and equality in America
PBS NewsHour. a memoir of the movement' (July 7, 1998)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video, produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, is an interview with Congressman John Lewis, who recalls events during the Civil Rights movement
A call to conscience : the landmark speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Martin Luther King( Recording )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents twelve of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s most famous speeches, with new introductions written and read by a variety of notable persons
I have a dream : original address from the march on Washington, August 1963 by Martin Luther King( Recording )

in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the press. the American dream( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Lawmakers and pundits gather on a special edition to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 50 years after the 1963 March on Washington; John Lewis discusses race in America during the last 50 years; Richard Engel and Kristen Welker discuss Syria; Cory Booker discusses his future as a politician; insights and analysis from Al Sharpton, Doris Kearns Goodwin, David Brooks, Sheryl WuDunn, Raul Labrador; Bobby Jindal discusses the future of America and his political future
Shirley Chisolm : the leader( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Covers the life and career of former Congresswoman Shirley Chisolm, the first black woman elected to Congress in 1969. THE LEADER brings to world attention one of the most memorable and charismatic political leaders of her era. Congressman John Lewis comments about her contributions"--Container
We shall overcome! : documentary of the March on Washington ; authorized recording by Pete Seeger( Recording )

2 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speeches by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., A. Philip Randolph, and others, with songs performed by Joan Baez, Marian Anderson, Odetta, Bob Dylan, and Peter, Paul, and Mary, recorded at the March on Washington, Aug. 28, 1963; and an excerpt from President John F. Kennedy's press conference, Aug. 21, 1963
In remembrance of Martin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personal comments from family, friends, and advisors fill this remarkable documentary honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Coretta Scott King joins the Reverend Ralph Abernathy, Julian Bond, Jimmy Carter, the Reverend Jesse Jackson, Senator Edward Kennedy, John Lewis, Bishop Desmond Tutu, and Andrew Young, who recall Dr. King's career and trace his leadership in the civil rights movement. Includes portions of his "I Have a Dream" speech
March by John Lewis( Book )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A graphic novel trilogy based on the life of civil rights leader and congressman John Lewis
 
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American blackout
Alternative Names
John Lewis American politician and civil rights leader

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Τζον Λιούις

Джон Льюис

ג'ון לואיס

جان لویس سیاست‌مدار آمریکایی

جون لويس

ジョン・ルイス (ジョージア州の政治家)

約翰·路易斯 (喬治亞州政治人物)

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English (131)

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A call to conscience : the landmark speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Freedom Riders : John Lewis and Jim Zwerg on the front lines of the civil rights movementJohn Lewis in the lead : a story of the civil rights movementJohn Lewis : from freedom rider to CongressmanPolitical profiles : John LewisBiography today. profiles of people of interest to young readers