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DeVinney, James A.

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Most widely held works by James A DeVinney
Eyes on the prize( Visual )

30 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,752 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
The Kennedys by Mass.) WGBH (Television station : Boston( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excerpts from news clips, family photographs, and other rarely seen documentary material illustrates the triumphs and sorrows of the Kennedy family and charts the course of the Kennedys' political trajectory
Eyes on the prize. America's civil rights movement( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourth in a six-part documentary series on the American civil rights movement. Focuses on a crucial phase in the civil rights movement: the emergence of mass demonstrations and marches as a powerful protest vehicle. In Albany, Ga., police chief Laurie Pritchett challenged Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s tactics of nonviolent mass demonstration. In Birmingham, Ala., school children steadfastly marched against the violent spray of fire hoses and were jailed as a result. The triumphant 1963 march on Washington, D.C. captured worldwide attention and garnered broad national support, helping to shift federal policy
Eyes on the prize. America's civil rights movement( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bridge to freedom (1965) : When civil rights protesters marching from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama were assaulted by police, national outrage over the brutality led to President Johnson providing the protection of federal troops, and ultimately to the Voting Rights Act of 1965
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

"From Boston to Atlanta, Americans sought remedies for the problems of discrimination. In Boston, the issue was busing. White parents reacted violently to court-ordered busing and Black parents steeled children for their role in this next civil rights battle. For both Blacks and Whites, busing proved an unpopular means of integrating schools, but "There was no turning back"--The powerlessness that was felt in many Black communities in the 3rd decade of the civil rights movement provoked rage and activism."
Eyes on the prize. America's civil rights movement( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two societies (1965-1968) : "Examine the color lines outside of the south with rarely seen, personal testimony by Jesse Jackson, Andrew Young, and others who survived the times. In Chicago, Martin Luther King, Jr. and his Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) face off with Mayor Richard Daly over segregated housing. In Detroit, tensions explode and more than 100 cities share the pain of racial violence. A presidential commission warns that America has become 'two societies, separate and unequal'"--Container
Bridge to Freedom 1965( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 252 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
The time has come 1964-1966 by James A DeVinney( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and held by 240 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 185 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 )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 183 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, 1927( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 177 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
The Kennedys : triumph and tragedy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 150 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
No Easy Walk 1961-1963( Visual )

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

Presents the emergence of mass demonstrations and marches as means of protest for the civil rights movement, and shows the effects of such tactics in Albany, Ga., Birmingham, Ala., and Washington, D.C
Back to the movement, 1979-mid 1980s( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 132 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 119 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 )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"President John F. Kennedy's assassination. The Civil Rights Movement. Vietnam. Man's first steps on the moon. All became, through television, the shared experiences of humankind thanks to the immediacy of the small screen."--Container
Two Societies 1965-1968( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 95 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 70 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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