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DeVinney, James A.

Overview
Works: 100 works in 184 publications in 1 language and 5,571 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives  Biography  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Trials, litigation, 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 ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,727 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 Phillip Whitehead ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 493 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
The wizard of photography by James A DeVinney ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 278 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 )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 206 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
Great escape ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 198 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
The Time has come 1964-1966 by James A DeVinney ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 198 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
No easy walk (1962-66) ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 154 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 by Julian Bond ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 140 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 134 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
Eyes on the prize America's civil rights years, 1954-1965 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays the triumphs and tragedies of blacks and whites in the American South; from the murder of a 14-year-old boy in Mississippi in 1955 to the dramatic gathering of 25,000 marches in Selma, Alabama in 1965
People's century, 1900-1999 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 101 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 85 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 )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 84 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 54 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
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 America's civil rights years 1954-1965 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays the triumphs and tragedies of blacks and whites in the American South; from the murder of a 14-year-old boy in Mississippi in 1955 to the dramatic gathering of 25,000 marches in Selma, Alabama in 1965
Eyes on the prize II America at the racial crossroads ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 31 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 30 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 25 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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