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Walker, W. Noland

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Most widely held works by W. Noland Walker
Citizen King : 1963-1968 by PBS Home Video( Visual )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story begins on the steps on the Lincoln Memorial in August 1963 when a 34-year-old preacher galvanized millions with his dream for an America free of racism. It comes to a bloody end almost five years later on a motel balcony in Memphis, Tennessee. In the years since those events unfolded, the man at the center, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., has become a mythic figure, a minister whose oratory is etched into the minds of millions of Americans, a civil rights activist whose words and image are more hotly contested, negotiated and sold than almost anyone else's in American history
Jonestown : the life and death of Peoples Temple( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On November 17, 1978, Congressman Leo Ryan traveled to Guyana to investigate the concerns of constituents. Their alarming stories focused on a compound known as Jonestown, a group called the Peoples Temple and its leader, Jim Jones. Within 2 days, Ryan, Jones and over 900 Jonestown settlers were dead; casualties of a mass murder-suicide. American experience goes beyond the headlines to provide a revealing portrait of Jones and The Peoples Temple
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearly ten years in the making, this landmark six-hour film series exposes the truth through surprising revelations, dramatic recreations, rare archival photography and riveting first-person accounts. [It] helps define the reality of slavery's past through the insightful commentary of a wide range of voices including General Colin Powell, authors John Edgar Wideman and Barry Unsworth and leading scholars. Narrated by Academy Award nominee Angela Bassett it offers unparalleled understanding - from slavery's birth in the early 1600s through the violent onset of civil war in 1860
Égalité for all : Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution( Visual )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Haitian Revolution represents the only successful slave revolution in history; it created the world's first Black republic. At the forefront of the rebellion was General Toussaint Louverture, an ex-slave whose genius was admired by allies and enemies alike
Boogie Man : The Lee Atwater Story( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through interviews, tells the story of Lee Atwater, the blues-playing rogue whose rambunctious rise from the South to Chairman of the GOP made him a household name
Africans in America( Visual )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Kaminski is interviewed about the Declaration of Independence, the rough draft of the Declaration of Independence, post-war America in the 1780s, the world "slavery" in the Constitution
This far by faith : African-American spiritual journeys( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the African-American religious experience during the last three centuries from the early African slaves, through the Civil War, Reconstruction, Jim Crow, the Great Depression, the Civil Rights Era, and into the 21st century. Explores the struggle of African-Americans in their faith and how it became a force for social, political and cultural change in the United States
Africans in America( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Wood is interviewed about William Dunbar, Equiano's observations of independence, the Stamp Act, song as a means of protest, the dynamics leading up to the Revolutiony War, Phillis Wheatley, Dunmore's Proclamation, the Somerset case, 18th century hope for freedom and equality, The Declaration of Independence, the dream deferred, the evacuation of the British from New York and the former slaves stuck in the middle
Third Ward TX( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third Ward TX is a one-hour documentary about a group of artists finding inspiration in the remnants of a besieged black neighborhood's storied past. House by house they worked alongside residents and local volunteers to craft a stunning new vision of what could be. In the process, these artists-turned-activists transformed lives - starting with their own. Third Ward TX is a revealing look at a community's struggle to survive - from segregation to the limited promise of integration, from drug wars to the economic challenges of gentrification
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery by Steve Fayer( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program follows the history of American slavery from its birth to the Civil War. Considers the contradictions that lie at the heart of the founding of the American nation. The infant democracy pronounced all men to be created equal while enslaving one race to benefit another. Portrays the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days of the Civil War
Africans in America( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colin Powell is interviewed about the Declaration of Independence and how it applied to black people, the spirit of liberty, on blacks fighting during the Revolutionary War
Africans in America( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherine Acholonu is interviewed about the importance of Equiano's narrative, how Africans reacted to the possibility of being stolen into slavery, Equiano's family's reaction when told about Equiano's story, Equiano's people and the difference between African slavery and American slavery
Africans in America( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norrece Jones is interviewed about realities for slave families, the importance of kinship, communications among slaves, the relationships between master and slaves, the fates of slave mothers and babies, contradictory notions of freedom, why many slaves supported the British, Venture Smith, capitalism as a driver of slavery, resistance and its dangers, distortions of American history with regard to slavery
Africans in America( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Riley is interviewed about George Washington's views on slavery, his low opinion of slaves, his position in 18th century Virginia society, his decision not to break up families by selling slaves, his marriage to Martha and her dowry, how the tobacco economy contributed to the Revolution, free blacks and armed slaves in the Revoutionary War, how Washington tried to stay out of politics, the freeing of his slaves in his will
This far by faith. African-American spiritual journeys( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There Is a River" begins with the stories of Sojourner Truth and Denmark Vesey. Both were born into slavery, and both used the Gospel to shape their identities; however, both use their voices in very different ways, one chooses retribution and the other, engagement
The terrible transformation( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the struggles of the African people in America
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four-part series portraying the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days before the Civil War. The first episode, Terrible transformation, examines the origins of one of the largest forced human migrations in recorded history. After the arrival of the first Africans in Virginia in 1619, the British colonies laid the groundwork for a system of racial slavery which generated profits that ensured the colonies' growth and survival. In the second episode, Revolution, while the American colonies challenge Britain for independence, American slavery is challenged from within as men and women fight to define what America will be. When the War of Independence is won, black people, both enslaved and free, seize on the language of freedom even while the new nation's Constitution codifies slavery and oppression as a national way of life. In the third episode, Brotherly love, during the first 50 years of the new nation, freedmen and fugitive slaves in Philadelphia push the country to live up to the promises made in its Constitution. But with the invention of the cotton gin, slavery expands into America's western frontier, and a revolution in Haiti inspires slave rebellions throughout the southern United States. In the fourth and final episode, as the nation expands westward slavery becomes the most divisive issue in American life. Abolitionists struggle to bring the institution down and the nation is tested as never before. When tensions over slavery erupt into violence, Americans are forced to consider how long the country can continue as a democracy built on the profits of bondage
Daisy Bates : first lady of Little Rock( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1957, Daisy Bates fought for the right of nine black students to attend the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas
Africans in America( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deborah Gray White is interviewed about how most new slaves are now born in the colonies, relationships between parents and children, Br'er Rabbit, daily lives of slave women, relationships between white and black children, kinship among slave families, the Revolutionary period, how whites who did not own slaves themselves participated in the culture of slavery, raising children in slave families, slave marriages, Venture Smith, how cotton changed slavery
"I have a dream"( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Walker, Noland

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English (79)

French (2)

German (1)