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DeVinney, James A.

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Most widely held works by James A DeVinney
The Kennedys by Jim Goddard( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not the story of the individuals, but the saga of "The Kennedys", the family, the clan, shaped by father Joseph's drive, their own distinct personalities and the times in which they lived. This program focuses on the family as they saw themselves and as others saw them
Eyes on the prize. America's civil rights movement( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No easy walk (1961-1963) : Visits the cities where the tactics of nonviolent protest met both success and failure. Also covers the high point of those emotional times, the 1963 March on Washington, and the violence that followed
Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years, 1954-1965( Visual )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The definitive story of the Civil Rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of American life, and embodied a struggle whose reverberations are felt today
Eyes on the prize. America's civil rights movement( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The time has come (1964-1966) : "After a decade-long cry for justice, a new sound is on the horizon: the insistent call for power. Malcolm X takes a nationalism message to urban streets. Stokely Carmichael and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) move from 'Freedom now' to 'Black power.' CBS reporter Mike Wallace, author Alex Haley, and actor Ossie Davis discuss the new leaders and their role in transforming the civil rights movement into a broader struggle for human rights"--Container
Bridge to Freedom 1965( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the push for black voting rights in Alabama and nationally. The division within the civil rights movement between the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) grows, particularly in their approach to the Selma-Montgomery Freedom March in 1965. That same year sees the National Voting Rights Act signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson
Eyes on the prize. America's civil rights movement( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The keys to the kingdom (1974-1980) : "Famous and lesser-known participants recount the remedies used to solve the problems of discrimination in schools and the workplace. For blacks and whites in Boston, court-ordered busing proves an unpopular means of integrating schools. Atlanta's first black mayor, Maynard Jackson pursues affirmative action to help combat the city's poverty rate. The Bakke Supreme Court case challenges affirmative action when a white man sues a university on grounds of 'reverse discrimination'"--Container
The time has come 1964-1966 by James A DeVinney( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, the sense of urgency and anger in the black communities in the north is articulated by Malcolm X, a minister of the Nation of Islam. It shows his influence both within the civil rights movement and outside and the influence of his philosophy on the staff of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) as they organize and issue the call for "Black power" in 1966 in Mississippi
The wizard of photography by James A DeVinney( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the life story of Eastman as he fought relentlessly to create and then dominate the consumer camera market
Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vols. 1-6 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; v. 7-14 examines the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty
Great escape by Michael Davies( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By the mid-1920s, millions were already confirmed moviegoers. Movies reflected and affected the way people dressed, thought and spoke, teaching the inexperienced about love, courage, and how to dress, while governments around the globe were quick to realize the power of film: this new mass entertainment would also prove an unrivaled tool of mass persuasion. Here moviegoers reminisce, revealing how the new medium persuaded, influenced and enthralled them, as it offered a welcome refuge from the century's pressures
No Easy Walk 1961-1963( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits the cities where the tactics of nonviolent protest met both success and failure. Also covers the high point of those emotional times, the 1963 March on Washington, and the violence that followed
Back to the movement, 1979-mid 1980s( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines two cities, one in the south, the other in the north. In Miami, Florida, viewers witness the destruction of a black community. In the North, we see how Harold Washington gets elected as Chicago's first black mayor
No easy walk : (1962-66)( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explores the issue of non-violence, its failures and its successes, in Albany, Georgia and Birmingham, Alabama. Also shown, is the expanding role of the national white community as whites show their support during the March on Washington
People's century, 1900-1999( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Picture power reveals how the small screen became hugely influential -- a fact quickly realized by gvoernments, politicians, businessmen, entertainers and terrorists. Television exposed triumphs and tragedies and through sitcoms, news, sports and more, it helped shape our collective experience"--Container
Two Societies 1965-1968( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the civil rights movement's first attempt at organizing in the north, as Martin Luther King Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference go Chicago. Their strategies come up against the powerful political machinery of Mayor Richard Daley. Also looks at the 1967 uprising in Detroit as blacks and the police clash on city streets
Eyes on the prize : America's Civil Rights Movement( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vols. 1-3: Depicts the story of America's civil rights years from 1954-1965. Vols. 4-8: Examines the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty
People's century, 1900-1999( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Picture power reveals how the small screen became hugely influential -- a fact quickly realized by gvoernments, politicians, businessmen, entertainers and terrorists. Television exposed triumphs and tragedies and through sitcoms, news, sports and more, it helped shape our collective experience"--Container
Silicon vision : computational neuroscientist Misha Mahowald( Visual )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working in a very young field, computational neuroscience, a combination of computer science and biology, Misha Mahowald has already played an important part in the development of a silicon retina, a computer chip that reacts to light as the eye's retina does. She is at work on a silicon neuron, the next step towards building an entire visual network
 
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