Eyes on the Prize

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Overview

As produced by Henry Hampton via Blackside and originally broadcast in 1987 via PBS, the TV documentary series Eyes on the Prize incisively chronicles the struggle for civil rights in America's South, spanning the years 1954-1965. The program bore a unique angle in filtering the broader social context through the compelling human-interest stories of individual lives. This set features the entire series as it originally aired. As a special bonus feature, it also includes an ...
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Overview

As produced by Henry Hampton via Blackside and originally broadcast in 1987 via PBS, the TV documentary series Eyes on the Prize incisively chronicles the struggle for civil rights in America's South, spanning the years 1954-1965. The program bore a unique angle in filtering the broader social context through the compelling human-interest stories of individual lives. This set features the entire series as it originally aired. As a special bonus feature, it also includes an interview with Henry Hampton.
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Special Features

Interview with Henry Hampton
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/6/2010
  • UPC: 841887011099
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  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Presentation: Black & White
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 6:00:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 22,308

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Julian Bond Narrator
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years 1954-1965
2. Movement [8:14]
3. Brown v. Board of Education [2:18]
4. Emmett Till [15:32]
5. Rosa Parks [5:21]
6. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Montgomery Improvement Association [8:06]
7. The Show is Your Show [14:51]
2. Battle Lines [4:47]
3. Resistance [7:09]
4. Little Rock [:40]
5. Impressions [7:08]
6. School's Out [8:42]
7. Ole Miss [15:55]
Disc #2 -- Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years 1954-1965
2. Direct Action [4:30]
3. Badge of Honor [5:28]
4. Boyscott [4:19]
5. March to City Hall [4:31]
6. SNCC [4:57]
7. Freedom Riders [5:11]
8. Safe Conduct [17:27]
9. The Deal [4:46]
2. Alabama [4:05]
3. Albany, Georgia [11:36]
4. A Setback [4:33]
5. Project C [8:14]
6. Children on the March [6:29]
7. The Breaking Point [4:52]
8. A Moral Issue [7:42]
9. Let Freedom Ring [8:24]
Disc #3 -- Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years 1954-1965
2. Citizens' Council [4:26]
3. Medgar Evers [12:01]
4. Freedom Summer [7:48]
5. The Fight For Control [7:54]
6. Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner [6:11]
7. MFDP [13:10]
2. Tensions Build [6:33]
3. Amelia Boynton [7:33]
4. Jimmie Lee Jackson [4:49]
5. Bloody Sunday [8:11]
6. A Call [13:01]
7. Three Words [4:13]
8. From Selma to Montgomery [12:00]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years 1954-1965
   Play Awakenings (1954-1956)
   Play Fighting Back (1957-1962)
   Scene Selection
      Episode One: Awakenings (1954-1956)
      Episode Two: Fighting Back (1957-1962)
   Interview With Henry Hampton
   Pbs.org
Disc #2 -- Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years 1954-1965
   Play Ain't Scared of Your Jails (1960-1961)
   Play No Easy Walk (1961-1963)
   Scene Selection
      Episode Three: Ain't Scared of Your Jails (1960-1961)
      Episode Four: No Easy Walk (1961-1963)
   Pbs.org
Disc #3 -- Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years 1954-1965
   Play Mississippi: Is This America? (1962-1964)
   Play Bridge to Freedom (1965)
   Scene Selection
      Episode Five: Mississippi: Is This America? (1962-1964)
      Episode Six: Bridge to Freedom (1965)
   Pbs.org
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Customer Reviews

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    One of the best accounts of the Civil Rights Movement

    A must own since almost no video rental service even rents it. Well worth having!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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