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Fayer, Steve 1935-

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Voices of freedom : an oral history of the civil rights movement from the 1950s through the 1980s by Henry Hampton( Book )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 3,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyewitness accounts of three decades of civil rights history
Eyes on the prize( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the segregation of American society before the 1950's, and the effects of the Supreme Court's Brown vs. Board of Education decision in 1954. Also presented are the African American Emmett Till murder trial in Mississippi, the Montgomery Alabama boycott of public transportation, and the formation of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery by Steve Fayer( Visual )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program follows the history of American slavery from its birth to the Civil War. Considers the contradictions that lie at the heart of the founding of the American nation. The infant democracy pronounced all men to be created equal while enslaving one race to benefit another. Portrays the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days of the Civil War
Eyes on the prize. America's civil rights movement( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... is the first comprehensive history of the people, the stories, the events, and the issues of the 20th century struggle for justice in America."--1987 Peabody Awards entry form excerpt. Episode three uses archival footage and interviews to look at two major events that involved college students in the civil rights struggle: the lunch counter sit-ins in Nashville, Tennessee and the Freedom Riders trip from Washington D.C. to Jackson, Mississippi. The program also looks at the formation of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the importance it played in these events. Includes footage of excerpts of speeches of Ben West, Jim Lawson, Rev. Adam Clayton Powell, James Peck, Gov. John Patterson, Jim Zwerg, Robert Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth
Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years, 1954-1965( Visual )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the civil rights movement in the United States from 1954 to 1965. Uses archival footage and interviews with participants in the movement
Eyes on the prize. America's civil rights movement( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the right to vote. Tells how the African American citizens who had been denied the right to vote stepped forward and demanded a place in the political process. Medgar Evers, Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and others, died trying to help them. Shows the formation of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) to challenge the 1964 Democratic Party Convention
Ain't scared of your jails 1960-1961( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 227 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
Malcolm X : make it plain by William Strickland( Visual )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This definitive biography weaves together interviews, archival footage, photographs, and an original score to portray the fascinating intellectual journey of a complex man whose ideas resonate today"--Original videocassette container
George Wallace : settin' the woods on fire( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four times governor of Alabama, four times a candidate for president, George Wallace was a fierce defender of Southern pride. This film through extensive archive footage and interviews presents the life of a man central to the civil rights years in the South, a lightening rod for controversy, a liberal judge who betrayed his principles for power, a politician who harnessed the anger lurking beneath American society to create a lasting conservative movement and a man ultimately reborn through suffering
Eyes on the prize II : America at the racial crossroads, 1965-1985( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a comprehensive reappraisal of the leaders and events that brought the civil rights movement from the South to the rest of the United States from 1965 through the 1980s
The terrible transformation( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four part series portraying the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days before the Civil War. This first episode examines the origins of one of the largest forced human migrations in recorded history. After the arrival of the first Africans in Virginia in 1619, the British colonies laid the groundwork for a system of racial slavery which generated profits that ensured the colonies' growth and survival
A job at Ford's( Visual )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just before the advent of the Great Depression, Henry Ford controlled the most important company in the most important industry in the booming American economy. His offer of high wages in exchange for hard work attracted workers to Detroit, but it began to come apart when Ford hired a private police force to speed up production and spy on employees. After the depression hit in 1929, these workers faced a new, grim reality as unemployment skyrocketed
New Deal, New York( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his first one hundred days in office, in an effort to stem the effects of the Great Depression, President Roosevelt created many new federal agencies giving jobs and relief to people and transforming the American landscape with public works projects. Nowhere was this transformation more apparent than in Major Fiorello La Guardia's New York City. Together Roosevelt and La Guardia expanded and redefined the role of government in the lives of the American people
Awakenings 1954-1956 by Henry Hampton( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This first episode of six discusses the history of segregation in the U.S., focusing on the south, and the impact of the 1954 Supreme Court decision against segregation in Brown vs Board of Education. Highlighted is the Emmett Till murder case and Rosa Parks and the Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott
We have a plan( Visual )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This part of The Great Depression series proceeds to 1934, when grassroots challenges to the New Deal--from both sides of the political spectrum--appeared. Despite new governement programs, unemployment hovered near 14 million and unrest was increasing. In California, novelist and former Socialist Upton Sinclair ran for governor on the EPIC (End Poverty in California) platform, which promised to turn idle land and factories into self-governing cooperatives. Sinclair's campaign ended in defeat, but one year later President Roosevelt's signing of the Social Security Act signaled America's emergence as a modern welfare state
The road to rock bottom( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Great Depression progressed economic collapse took its toll on rural America. Crops went unsold, farm mortgages were called in by banks, hungry farmers protested, and robberies increased dramatically. The U.S. Army was called in to defend the nation's capital from veterans who were demanding that President Hoover and Congress pay a bonus for their services in World War I. The episode ends with Franklin Roosevelt's landslide election to the presidency. Primarily uses interviews and historical film footage to portray the era
Mississippi--is this America? : 1962-1964( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyes on the prize is the most critically acclaimed documentary on civil rights in America. Episode 5: Mississippi's grass-roots civil rights movement becomes an American concern when college students travel south to help register black voters and three activists are murdered. The Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party challenges the regular Mississippi delegation at the Democratic Convention in Atlantic City
Judgement Day by Diamánda Galás( Visual )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four part series portraying the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days before the Civil War. In this final episode, as the nation expands westward slavery becomes the most divisive issue in American life. Abolitionists struggle to bring the institution down and the nation is tested as never before. When tensions over slavery erupt into violence, Americans are forced to consider how long the country can continue as a democracy built on the profits of bondage
Mean things happening( Visual )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1930's two visions of liberty collided as working men and women battled for the right to join a union. On tenant farms and in steel factories working people asserted their citizenship in the midst of economic turmoil and government reform
The time has come 1964-1966 by James A DeVinney( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyes on the prize is the most critically acclaimed documentary on civil rights in America. Episode 7: After a decade-long cry for justice, a new sound is heard in the civil rights movement: the insistent call for power. Malcolm X takes an eloquent nationalism to urban streets as a younger generation of black leaders listens. In the South, Stokely Carmichael and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) move from "Freedom Now!" to "Black Power!" as the fabric of the traditional movement changes
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Voices of freedom : an oral history of the civil rights movement from the 1950s through the 1980s
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Africans in America : America's journey through slaveryEyes on the prize : America's civil rights years, 1954-1965Judgement Day
Alternative Names
Fayer, Stephen B.

Fayer, Stephen B. 1935-

Fryer Steve

Languages
English (159)

German (1)

French (1)