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Oliver Communications

Works: 3 works in 3 publications in 1 language and 21 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films 
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Oliver Communications
Stride to glory( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

African American athletes have well represented our country in the Olympic Games. Providing some our proudest moments in history while at the same time facing adversity
Making it happen : masters of invention( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Every day we are surrounded by the ingenuity of countless African-Americans whose inventions have helped to shape the modern world. Starting with the days of slavery and moving forward to the present, MAKING IT HAPPEN: MASTERS OF INVENTION features a variety of black inventors who have made major contributions to the progress of society."--Container
Stride to glory( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... a 1 hour documentary examining the role of African-Americans in the modern Olympic Games (1986-1996). It examines the 100 year history of the games within the social context of a post-industrial revolution American society fraught with the inequities accorded its black population ... It records through archival footage the triumphs and controversies of African American participation in the games. From Jessie Owens' victories over the German [Juggenaut] (1936) to the clenched fist salute of John Carlos and [Tommie] Smith in Mexico City (1968) ... [the program] captures both the poignant and passionate moments ..."--Excerpts from 1996 Peabody Awards entry form. Greg Gumbel hosts. Includes photographs and historical footage of social events and from previous Olympics. Covers both male and female athletes
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Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.32 (from 0.26 for Stride to ... to 0.53 for Stride to ...)