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DeVinney, James A.

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

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,225 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
Eyes on the Prize : America's Civil Rights Years( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,210 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 years( Visual )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 467 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 363 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 by Julian Bond( Visual )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 335 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 )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 328 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
Eyes on the prize. America's civil rights movement( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 291 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 movement( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 278 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
The Kennedys( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Kennedy explores the building of the Kennedy legend, a story in part created and then brilliantly promoted by the family itself, a story whose afterglow still captures the American imagination. Featuring extensive interviews with family members, friends and first-hand witnesses to the many chapters of the Kennedy saga, and using a wealth of still photographs and archival footage ..."--Container box
Bridge to Freedom 1965( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 213 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 )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and held by 209 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 Undetermined and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using some of the earliest moving images and scores of America's first snapshots, this documentary presents the life story of George Eastman as he fought relentlessly to create and then dominate the consumer camera market. He teetered on the verge of bankruptcy before two inventions -- celluloid film and the Brownie camera -- made him fantastically rich. Eastman's success however didn't carry over into his personal life -- controlling, driven and demanding he was a lifelong bachelor, often isolated and lonely
No easy walk : (1962-66)( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 111 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
No Easy Walk 1961-1963( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 110 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 )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 89 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
Great escape, 1927( Visual )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 87 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
People's century, 1900-1999( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television unexpectedly transforms society, culture, and politics as it entertains and informs about the world and events. 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. However, with this comes television advertising and its influence in the development of a consumer culture. The people remember: 1939 World's Fair, coronation of Queen Elizabeth, Kennedy-Nixon debates, JFK assassination, Civil Rights Movement, power of advertising and creeping commercialism, Apollo 11 moon landing, Munich Olympics, direct satellite broadcasting, Dallas, the advent of cable, revolution in Eastern Europe
Two societies : 1965-1968( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 82 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
People's century, 1900-1999( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 71 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
American experience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life story of George Eastman as he fought relentlessly to create and then dominate the consumer camera market
 
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