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DeVinney, James A.

Overview
Works: 65 works in 201 publications in 1 language and 5,405 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Drama  War films  Film adaptations  Historical television programs  Personal narratives  Action and adventure films  Biography 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Production personnel, Author
Classifications: E185.61, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James A DeVinney
Eyes on the prize by Julian Bond( Visual )

39 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,969 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 wizard of photography by James A DeVinney( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the life story of Eastman as he fought relentlessly to create and then dominate the consumer camera market
The Time has come : 1964-1966 by James A DeVinney( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 172 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
No easy walk : (1962-66)( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 135 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
Two societies : 1965-1968( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program 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
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
American experience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life story of George Eastman as he fought relentlessly to create and then dominate the consumer camera market
Eyes on the prize II : America at the racial crossroads, 1965-1985( Visual )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 56 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
No easy walk, 1961-1963( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 53 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 )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 34 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
Picture power( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Eyes on the prize
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