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DeVinney, James A.

Overview
Works: 101 works in 178 publications in 1 language and 5,574 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives  Biography  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: E185.61, 323.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James A DeVinney
Eyes on the prize America's civil rights years ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 1,364 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 ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,308 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
The Kennedys by Phillip Whitehead ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 508 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
The wizard of photography by James A DeVinney ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the life story of Eastman as he fought relentlessly to create and then dominate the consumer camera market
Bridge to freedom 1965 ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 212 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 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 199 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 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
Great escape, 1927 ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1998 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 the 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 entralled them, as it offered a welcome refuge from the century's pressures
Eyes on the prize America's civil rights years, 1954-1965 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 173 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
No easy walk (1962-66) ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depicts three major movements. Retells the stories of three cities involved in the civil rights movement: the Albany, Ga. police chief and Martin Luther King, Jr. each tested out the strategy of nonviolence in their own way, Birmingham, Ala. where children marched against fire water hoses, and Washington, D.C. where black and white, young and old, north and south came together to march on the nation's capital
Back to the movement, 1979-mid 1980s ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 141 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
Two societies 1965-1968 by Julian Bond ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summary: 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
People's century, 1900-1999 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 104 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
People's century, 1900-1999 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 and held by 86 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
Silicon vision computational neuroscientist Misha Mahowald ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 85 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
1963, Picture power ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 57 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
No easy walk, 1961-1963 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 55 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
The Time has come (1964-1965) ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The program shows the influence of Malcolm X's philosophy on the staff of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) as they organized the Lowndes County Freedom Organization in Alabama and as they issued the call for "Black Power" during the 1966 Meredith March Against Fear in Mississippi
Eyes on the prize II America at the racial crossroads ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the decade of civil rights protest in the south, a sense of urgency and anger emerged from the black communities in the north. This urgency was best articulated by Malcolm X, then National Minister of the Nation of Islam. Viewers follow the trajectory of Malcolm X's influence, both within the movement and outside. The program shows the influence of his philosophy on the staff of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) as they organized the Lowndes County Freedom Organization in Alabama and as they issued the call for "Black Power" during the 1966 Meredith March Against Fear in Mississippi
Eyes on the prize II America at the racial crossroads ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 31 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 by urban renewal, highway construction, and finally, riots. In the North, we see how Harold Washington gets elected as Chicago's first black mayor. Ends with a look back at the people who made the civil rights movement a force for change
Great escape, 1927 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 27 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
 
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