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Fayer, Steve 1935-

Overview
Works: 107 works in 344 publications in 2 languages and 11,399 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Sources  Historical television programs  Internet videos  Personal narratives  Educational films  Biographical television programs  Biography 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Other
Classifications: E185.61, 323.1196073
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Steve Fayer
Eyes on the prize by Julian Bond( Visual )

85 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vols. 1-3 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; vols. 4-7 examine the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty
Voices of freedom : an oral history of the civil rights movement from the 1950s through the 1980s by Henry Hampton( Book )

21 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyewitness accounts of three decades of civil rights history
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery by Steve Fayer( Visual )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four part series portraying the struggles of the African people in America. This series exposes the truth through surprising revelations, dramiatic recreations, rare archival photography, riveting first-person accounts and defines the reality of slaver's past through insightful commentary
Malcolm X by William Strickland( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and German and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using interviews, archival footage and photographs, this program portrays the fascinating intellectual journey of Malcolm X, a man who expressed the hope and insistence of black people for human dignity
Ain't scared of your jails 1960-1961( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 221 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
The terrible transformation( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 179 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 by PBS Video( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 135 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 at the River Rouge plant. After the depression hit in 1929, these workers faced a new, grim reality as unemployment skyrocketed. Primarily uses interviews and historical film footage to portray the era
Judgement Day by Diamánda Galás( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 126 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
New Deal, New York by PBS Video( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During his first 100 days in office, President Roosevelt created numerous new federal agencies giving jobs and relief to people and transforming the American landscape with public works projects like the CCC. New York's Mayor LaGuardia, the immigrant's son, and FDR, the American aristocrat, were unlikely partners, yet together they expanded and redefined the role of government in people's lives. Includes archival film footage
Mean things happening by PBS Video( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the American democracy of the 1930's two visions of liberty collided as working men and women battled landowners and factory managers for the right to join a union. On the tenant farms and in the steel factories working people asserted their citizenship in the midst of great economic turmoil and a tide of government reform. Primarily uses interviews and historical film footage to portray the era
We have a plan by PBS Video( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By 1934, as the nation grappled with the Great Depression, challenges to the New Deal from both sides of the political spectrum began to appear. Despite new government programs, unrest was increasing, especially in California, where the socialist, Upton Sinclair, ran for governor promising 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. Primarily uses interviews and historical film footage to portray the era
Brotherly love by Tom Holmoe( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 123 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 third episode, during the first 50 years of the new nation, freedmen and fugitive slaves in Philadelphia push the country to live up to the promises made in its Constitution. But with the invention of the cotton gin, slavery expands into America's western frontier, and a revolution in Haiti inspires slave rebellions throughout the southern United States
Revolution by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 123 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 second episode, while the American colonies challenge Britain for independence, American slavery is challenged from within as men and women fight to define what America will be. When the War of Independence is won, black people, both enslaved and free, seize on the language of freedom even while the new nation's Constitution codifies slavery and oppression as a national way of life
Awakenings 1954-1956( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 122 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
The road to rock bottom by PBS Video( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Great Depression progressed economic collapse took its toll, farmers protested, robberies increased dramatically, and the U.S. Army was called in to defend the nation's capital from veterans who were demanding a bonus for their services in World War I; program concludes with Franklin Roosevelt's landslide election to the presidency
To be somebody by PBS Video( Visual )

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

Many Americans, struggling to survive the Great Depression, were determined to help build a better America through direct action in the courts, in the Congress and in everyday life. A time when lynchings, segregation, and anti-semitism were commonplace, black heavy-weight champion Joe Louis became a symbol of national strength. In different ways, Louis and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt challenged America to live up to its promise of justice and opportunity for people of every race and faith
Arsenal of democracy by PBS Video( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By 1939 Americans were still struggling to end the Great Depression. Their dreams of peace and prosperity were celebrated at World's Fairs in New York and San Francisco, but prosperity did not come in peacetime. Millions fled the "dust bowl" states to finally find work in new defense industries. While the New Deal changed America forever, it was war that ended the Great Depression
Mississippi : is this America?( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the continuing civil rights struggle in Mississippi. The story covers the voter registration drive during Freedom Summer in 1964 when students and others from the north came to Mississippi to implement black participation in the political process. Also includes the formation of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party and their unsuccessful attempt to sit in at the 1964 Democatic Party convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey
The Promised Land 1967-1968( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyes on the prize is the most critically acclaimed documentary on civil rights in America. Episode 10: Martin Luther King stakes out new ground for himself and the rapidly fragmenting civil rights movement. One year before his death, he publicly opposes the war in Vietnam. His Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) embarks on an ambitious Poor People's Campaign. In the midst of political organizing, King detours to support striking sanitation workers in Memphis, where he is assassinated. King's death and the failure of his final campaign mark the end of a major stream of the movement
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery
Alternative Names
Fayer, Stephen B.

Fayer, Stephen B. 1935-

Fryer Steve

Languages
English (206)

German (1)

Covers
Voices of freedom : an oral history of the civil rights movement from the 1950s through the 1980sAfricans in America : America's journey through slaveryJudgement DayBrotherly love