From the fearless resolve of a single woman to the remarkable voice of thousands marching, this History Channel special offers an overview of one of America's great defining periods. A compilation of materials on the civil rights movement, from personal narratives of life in the period, to insights into the Mississippi Sovereignty Commission, to the 1965 march on Montgomery, along with biographies of two of the leaders of the movement.
Originally broadcast on several History Channel and other television channels, including Save our history, History undercover, History uncovered, Reputations (BBC), and Biography (A&E).
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital stereo.
v. 1. Voices of civil rights / executive producer/director, Jeffrey Tuchman (host, Mekhi Phifer) (44 min., c2005) ; Mississippi State secrets / CBS News Productions (host, Arthur Kent) (44 min., c2001) ; Crossing the bridge / produced & written by David C. Taylor (narrator, Arthur Kent) (44 min., c2001)
v. 2. Martin Luther King, Jr. : the man and the dream / director, John Akomfrah (narrator, Jack Perkins) (59 min., c1997) ; Thurgood Marshall : justice for all / producers, Eileen M. Lucas, Arden Ostrander (narrator, Bob Brown) (44 min., c1997).
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